Interacting Regional-Scale Regime Shifts for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

@inproceedings{Leadley2014InteractingRR,
  title={Interacting Regional-Scale Regime Shifts for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services},
  author={Paul W. Leadley and V{\^a}nia Proença and Juan F. Fern{\'a}ndez-Manjarr{\'e}s and Henrique Miguel Pereira and Rob Alkemade and R. Hilton Biggs and ENORA BRULEY and William Cheung and D. Cooper and Joana Figueiredo and Eric Gilman and Sylvie Gu{\'e}nette and George Hurtt and Cheikh Mbow and T. Oberdorff and Carmen Revenga and W. J{\"O}RNP. and Scharlemann and Robert Scholes and Mark S. Smith and U Rashid Sumaila and Matt Walpole},
  year={2014}
}
Current trajectories of global change may lead to regime shifts at regional scales, driving coupled human–environment systems to highly degraded states in terms of biodiversity, ecosystem services, and human well-being. For business-as-usual socioeconomic development pathways, regime shifts are projected to occur within the next several decades, to be difficult to reverse, and to have regionalto global-scale impacts on human society. We provide an overview of ecosystem, socioeconomic, and… CONTINUE READING
3 Citations
88 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 88 references

Mechanisms of socioeconomic tipping points. Mechanism designation Description

  • Jackson
  • 2008
Highly Influential
8 Excerpts

Large-scale expansion of agriculture in Amazonia may be a no-win scenario

  • LJC Oliveira, MH Costa, BS Soares-Filho, MT. Coe
  • Environmental Research Letters 8 (art. 024021).
  • 2013

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…