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A new climate for conservation : nature, carbon and climate change in British Columbia

Author: Jim Pojar; David Suzuki Foundation,
Publisher: [Vancouver, British Columbia] : [David Suzuki Foundation], January 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Pojar; David Suzuki Foundation,
OCLC Number: 609996201
Notes: Title from cover.
"This report was commissioned by the Working Group on Biodiversity, Forests and Climate, an alliance of environmental non-governmental organizations (ENGOs) including: B.C. Spaces for Nature, Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society, David Suzuki Foundation, ForestEthics, Land Trust Alliance of B.C., WestCoast Environmental Law, and Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative"--Acknowledgements.
Description: 1 online resource : colour illustrations, colour map
Contents: Introduction --
pt. 1. Biodiversity, climate change, and adaptation --
1.1 Importance of British Columbia's biodiversity --
1.2 Climate change underway --
1.3 Impacts of climate change on B.C.'s biological diversity --
1.4 Projected impacts of climate change on B.C.'s biological diversity --
1.5 Future ecosystem responses --
1.6 Future species responses --
1.7 Future genetic responses --
1.8 Resilience and ecological adaptation --
1.9 Planning for ecological adaptation --
pt. 2. Biodiversity, climate change and mitigation --
2.1 Importance of ecological mitigation --
2.2 Natural capital and ecosystem services --
2.3 Role of ecosystems in climate change mitigation --
2.4 Changing policy in forest/carbon mitigation in B.C. --
2.5 Emerging research into forest/carbon dynamics --
2.6 Current forest/carbon mitigation pilots --
pt. 3. Priority recommendations --
1. Integrate nature conservation strategies with climate action strategies --
2. Broaden core protected areas into a climate conservation network --
3. Introduce new tools, legislation and incentives --
4. Provide incentives for stewardship in every sector --
5. Take the lead on carbon/biodiversity valuation --
6. Establish the principle that humans are part of nature and our survival is intertwined with nature's survival --
Appendix. Glossary --
Endnotes.
Other Titles: Nature, carbon and climate change in British Columbia
Responsibility: Dr. Jim Pojar.
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