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Realizing resilience for decision-making

Grafton, Quentin; Doyen, Luc; Béné, Christophe; Borgomeo, Edooardo; Brooks, Kate; Chu, Long; Cumming, Graeme; Dixon, John; Dovers, Stephen; Garrick, Dustin; Helfgott, Ariella; Jiang, Qiang; Katic, Pamela; Williams, John; Kompas, Tom; Wyrwoll, Paul


Researchers and decision-makers lack a shared understanding of resilience, and practical applications in environmental resource management are rare. Here, we define social-ecological resilience as a property of social-ecological systems that includes at least three main characteristics — resistance, recovery and robustness (the ‘three Rs’). We define socio-economic resilience management as planning, adaptation and transformational actions that may influence these system characteristics. We...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
Source: Nature Sustainability
DOI: 10.1038/s41893-019-0376-1


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