Adapting to a Changing Environment: Confronting the by Tim R. McClanahan,Joshua Cinner

By Tim R. McClanahan,Joshua Cinner

Adapting to a altering atmosphere offers instruments and a theoretical framework for governments and bosses to appreciate and confront the implications of weather swap. concentrating on coral reefs and the societies that rely on them--the jap beach of Africa and the islands of the western Indian Ocean--the authors learn strength difficulties and suggestions. This e-book bargains an updated and unique synthesis of environmental tension, normal assets, and the socioeconomics of weather change.

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