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Adaptation in the Face of Climate Change: When Resistance is Futile: Stewarding Ecological Transformation in the Anthropocene
Morton, John
ISBN 13: 
9780128157473
ISBN 10: 
012815747X
Category: 
Ecology
Edition: 
1
Publisher: 
Elsevier
Publication Date: 
05/2020
Format: 
Paperback
Status: 
Not Yet Published
Imprint: 
Elsevier
Audience: 
Professional and scholarly
Pages: 
210
Weight: 
2
Retail Price: 
99.95 (Tentative Price May Change)
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Synopsis:

Adaptation in the Face of Climate Change: When Resistance Is Futile: Stewarding Ecological Transformation in the Anthropocene demonstrates climate change adaptation strategies that step beyond conventional land and species management. Current conservative approaches are too timid to address likely ecological outcomes of climate emission scenarios that have already been exceeded and are inadequate to ameliorate the 6th extinction. This book closely examines the commonalities and differences among three locations, spanning from Maryland, the Pacific Islands and Alaska, to highlight the idea that there are no optimal choices in a world of non-analog futures and disequilibrium, only reasonable ones that accommodate continual change.

Based on real-world considerations, the book discusses the implementation of adaptation strategies in the face of political obstacles. This book is essential to anyone interested in effective climate change adaptation, including Environmental Planners, Ecologists, Geographers and Biologists.



  • Features real world cases of successful adaptation to climate change across diverse ecosystems and species, including animal ecology, forest and coastal ecosystems
  • Includes data on climate change and how its impact on the environment has been incorporated in each example
  • Provides an understanding of the types of sociopolitical constraints environmental managers face, with true examples on how to successfully navigate them in order create positive environmental impacts

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