Summer School "Ecology and Society: Frontiers and Boundaries" / 3 - 7 June 2019

Ecosystems societies Climate change Forests Hydrosystems Atmosphere Biodiversity Agrosystems Pressures Impacts Modelling Pollution Ecotoxicology Biogeochimical cycles Ecology Adaptability
Field trip - SallesField trip - Salles
Welcome !Welcome !
Ecology and societyEcology and society
Boat tripBoat trip
Students 2014Students 2014
Round table - Crédits photo LabEx COTERound table - Crédits photo LabEx COTE
Conference roomConference room
Visiting BordeauxVisiting Bordeaux
Commodifying ecosystemic servicesCommodifying ecosystemic services
Vineyard - Crédits photo LabEx COTEVineyard - Crédits photo LabEx COTE
Introduction : why a global ecology ?Introduction : why a global ecology ?
Ciron Valley - Crédits photo LabEx COTECiron Valley - Crédits photo LabEx COTE
Crédit LabEx COTEReport by students
Boat tripBoat trip
Group - Crédits photo LabEx COTEGroup - Crédits photo LabEx COTE
Visiting BordeauxVisiting Bordeaux
Dune du PylaDune du Pyla
Round table on global changeRound table on global change


Last update Tuesday 29 January 2019

Researcher, Irstea Bordeaux

Dr. Sophie LE FLOCH is a researcher at Irstea (National Institute for Environmental Science and Research). Her research interests deal with human interactions with nature and the environment. Drawing from geography and anthropology, and based on extensive fieldwork, her work focuses on everyday experiences of environmental changes. She addresses the potential tensions / gaps between, on the one hand, the way « lay people » live and shape their environment ; on the other hand, the way public stakeholders as well as organized social groups establish the environmental issues that legitimate their interventions. She addresses questions spanning perceptions of environmental change (forest and fallow land growth, climate change impacts on river and estuarine areas, aquatic invasive species spreading...) ; environmental conflicts in changing rural areas (afforestation, wind turbine installation...) ; the politics of landscape and its « de-politicizing » effect ; public participation processes and the misleading idea of « social acceptability »...

Tuesday 29 January 2019 by GUYOT Claire.