Adapting to Climate Change: Social-Ecological Resilience in a Canadian Western Arctic Community

@article{Berkes2002AdaptingTC,
  title={Adapting to Climate Change: Social-Ecological Resilience in a Canadian Western Arctic Community},
  author={F. Berkes and D. Jolly},
  journal={Conservation Ecology},
  year={2002},
  volume={5}
}
Human adaptation remains an insufficiently studied part of the subject of climate change. This paper examines the questions of adaptation and change in terms of social-ecological resilience using lessons from a place-specific case study. The Inuvialuit people of the small community of Sachs Harbour in Canada's western Arctic have been tracking climate change throughout the 1990s. We analyze the adaptive capacity of this community to deal with climate change. Short-term responses to changes in… Expand
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