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GLRPPR Sector Resource: Climate-Smart Conservation: Putting Adaptation Principles into Practice

Title:
Climate-Smart Conservation: Putting Adaptation Principles into Practice

Abstract:
Climate change is already having significant impacts on the nation's species and ecosystems, and these effects are projected to increase considerably over time. As a result, climate change is now a primary lens through which conservation and natural resource management must be viewed. How should we prepare for and respond to the impacts of climate change on wildlife and their habitats? What should we be doing differently in light of these climatic shifts, and what actions continue to make sense? Climate-Smart Conservation: Putting Adaptation Principles into Practice offers guidance for designing and carrying out conservation in the face of a rapidly changing climate.

URL:
http://www.nwf.org/pdf/Climate-Smart-Conservation/NWF-Climate-Smart-Conservation_5-08-14.pdf

Source:
National Wildlife Federation

Resource Type:
Article/report

Date of Publication:
May 2014

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