Tuesday, December 01, 2009
The role of ecosystems in climate change adaptation
This Issues Paper analyzes the vicious spiral between climate change impacts, ecosystem degradation and increased risk of climate-related disasters. Furthermore, it defines the central role of ecosystem management in climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction and their multifaceted linkages. Finally it assesses the challenges for enhanced ecosystem management for climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction. To see report visit the UNEP site.