Resilience Thinking

Author: Brian Walker
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 9781597266222
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Rather than complicated theory, the book offers a conceptual overview along with five case studies of resilience thinking in the real world. It is an engaging and important work for anyone interested in managing risk in a complex world.

Resilience Thinking

Author: Brian Harrison Walker
Publisher: Island Pr
ISBN: 9781597260923
Size: 31.92 MB
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Rather than complicated theory, the book offers a conceptual overview along with five case studies of resilience thinking in the real world. It is an engaging and important work for anyone interested in managing risk in a complex world.

Resilience Practice

Author: Brian Walker
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 1610912314
Size: 49.96 MB
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The book begins with an overview and introduction to resilience thinking and then takes the reader through the process of describing systems, assessing their resilience, and intervening as appropriate.

Principles For Building Resilience

Author: Reinette Biggs
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 110708265X
Size: 35.92 MB
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Reflecting the very latest research, this book provides an in-depth review of the role of resilience in the management of social-ecological systems and the ecosystem services they provide.

Panarchy

Author: Lance H. Gunderson
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 1559638575
Size: 39.90 MB
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By understanding these cycles and their scales, researchers can identify the points at which a system is capable of accepting positive change, and can use those leverage points to foster resilience and sustainability within the system.This ...

Foundations Of Ecological Resilience

Author: Lance H. Gunderson
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 9781610911337
Size: 20.72 MB
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Foundations of Ecological Resilience is an important contribution to our collective understanding of resilience and an invaluable resource for students and scholars in ecology, wildlife ecology, conservation biology, sustainability, ...

Social Ecological Resilience And Law

Author: Ahjond S. Garmestani
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231536356
Size: 59.99 MB
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This volume features top legal and resilience scholars speaking on resilience theory and its legal applications to climate change, biodiversity, national parks, and water law.

Principles Of Ecosystem Stewardship

Author: F Stuart Chapin III
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780387730332
Size: 35.61 MB
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The purpose of this book is to provide a new framework for n- ural resource management—a framework based on stewardship of ecosystems for human well-being in a world dominated by unc- tainty and change.

Planning For Coastal Resilience

Author: Timothy Beatley
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 9781610911429
Size: 17.22 MB
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In this timely book, he writes that coastal resilience must become the primary design and planning principle to guide all future development and all future infrastructure decisions.

Stealing Shining Rivers

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Publisher: University of Arizona Press
ISBN: 0816505926
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In this revelatory book, Molly Doane describes how Chimalapas, a rainforest in Mexico's southern state of Oaxaca, was appropriated and redefined by environmentalists.