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Adapting to a changing environment : confronting the consequences of climate change

Author: T R McClanahan; Joshua E Cinner
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Adapting to a Changing Environment provides tools and a theoretical framework for governments and managers to understand and confront the consequences of climate change. Focusing on coral reefs and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: T R McClanahan; Joshua E Cinner
ISBN: 9780199754489 0199754489
OCLC Number: 781262730
Description: xi, 193 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface ; Acknowledgments ; 1. Climate change, resources, and human adaptation ; 2. The global context of marine fisheries ; 3. Climate change and oceanography ; 4. Change and resilience of coral reefs ; 5. Climate change and coral reef fishes and fisheries ; 6. Vulnerability of coastal communities ; 7. Coastal communities' responses to disturbance ; 8. Linking the social, ecological, and environmental systems ; 9. Building adaptive capacity ; 10. Managing ecosystems for change ; 11. Confronting the consequences of climate change ; Bibliography ; Index
Responsibility: Tim R. McClanahan and Joshua E. Cinner.

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"While this book has the magic words "climate change" in its subtitle, many of the issues it addresses would be critical even if global temperatures were static or cooling. McClanahan and Cinner Read more...

 
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