Emily Boyd gave a talk in Stockholm in conjunction with the 2014 Volvo Environment Prize, which was awarded to Prof. Eric Lambin who has developed novel methods of analysing satellite images by linking them to socioeconomic data. The event on Thursday 27 November 2014, ‘Global Social-Ecological Connectivity and the Biosphere’, was hosted at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. Emily presented on ‘Exploring ‘everyday resilience’ in the anthropocene’. She spoke on how everyday resilience is a novel entry point to tackling complex connections and tradeoffs between society and environment, from neighbourhood to the global. It was attended by academics, practitioners and public.