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The Role of Ecosystems in Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction

In the context of natural disasters and climate change, ecosystems are critical natural capital because of their ability to regulate climate and combat natural hazards. This chapter examines the important role of ecosystems and their services in disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation. It discusses the relevance of adopting ecosystem-based approaches in managing risks brought about by a changing climate.

Topic:

Climate Change; Biodiversity

Details:

ISBN: 978-1-78052-690-4 eISBN: 978-1-78052-691-1

Author:

Noralene Uy, Rajib Shaw

Publisher:

Emerald Group Publishing Limited

Year:

2012

Link:

Emerald Insight Website

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