All articles for the topic: Socio-ecological system

Newtok, Alaska

Community relocation in Newtok, Alaska

Climate change impacts along the Alaskan coastline has put many communities under immediate threat, causing consideration of complete relocation, despite fear of cultural and social impacts. 

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Livestock systems, vulnerability and climate change – Insights from the grass roots

Foreword

Climate change is already happening and its effects, particularly on rural communities in India, are adverse. There is a need to highlight key issues and understand the...

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Dryland vulnerability - Typical patterns and dynamics in support of vulnerability reduction efforts

Abstract:

The pronounced constraints on ecosystem functioning and human livelihoods in drylands are frequently exacerbated by natural and socio-economic stresses, including weather extremes and...

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Indicators for assessing the vulnerability of Ujung Kulon National Park

The highly endangered Javan rhino. Photo courtesy Ujung Kulon National Park and WWF. National Geographic.

Climate change will increase the pressure on the park’s...

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Resilience

In seeking to situate the vulnerability of local communities in Lesotho within the wider framing of dynamic vulnerability and adaptive management theory, we have conducted an analysis of local...

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