From climate change to armed conflict, our world is struggling with urgent global issues. But disagreements about how to solve them can spiral out of control.
The only way to resolve intractable conflicts is to overcome desire to talk to allies more often than opponents. Here, a social psychologist, two ecologists and a cartoonist explain the toolbox of communication we need to resolve difficult issues.
Jutta Beher is a spatial analyst in conservation and ecology at University of Melbourne; Darren C Fisher is a Lecturer at Swinburne University of Technology; Leonie Seabrook is a landscape ecologist at The University of Queensland, and Winnifred Louis, is a professor in social psychology at The University of Queensland
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