Adapting Institutions by Emily Boyd,Carl Folke

By Emily Boyd,Carl Folke

international environmental switch is happening at a price swifter than people have ever skilled. weather swap and the lack of environment companies are the 2 major worldwide environmental crises dealing with us this present day. for this reason, there's a desire for higher realizing of the categorical and common resilience of networked ecosystems, towns, agencies and associations to deal with swap. during this ebook, a global staff of specialists supply state-of-the-art insights into construction the resilience and adaptive governance of advanced social-ecological platforms. via a collection of case stories, it specializes in the social technological know-how size of surroundings administration within the context of world switch, in a flow to bridge present gaps among resilience, sustainability and social technology. utilizing empirical examples starting from neighborhood to international degrees, perspectives from numerous disciplines are built-in to supply a vital source for students, policy-makers and scholars, looking leading edge techniques to governance.

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