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Mustering the power of ecosystems for adaptation to climate change

Lavorel, S; Colloff, Matthew; Locatelli, Russell; Goddard, Russell; Prober, Suzanne Mary; Gabillet, Marine; Devaux, Caroline; Laforgue, Denis; Peyrache-Gadeau, Véronique


Mountain social-ecological systems (SES) supply important ecosystem services that are threatened by climate change. In mountain SES there is a paradox between high community capacity to cope with extremes, and governance structures and processes that constrain that capacity from being realised. Climate adaptation that maintains livelihoods and supply of ecosystem services can catalyse this innate adaptive capacity if new adaptive governance arrangements can be created. Using the French Alps as...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
Source: Environmental Science and Policy
DOI: 10.1016/j.envsci.2018.11.010


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