Sustainability and Resilience in Boreal Regions: Sources and Consequences of Variability

  title={Sustainability and Resilience in Boreal Regions: Sources and Consequences of Variability},
  author={John Pastor and Stephen S. Light and Laurie A. Sovell},
  journal={Conservation Ecology},
Boreal regions represent some of the last large remaining expanses of wilderness areas, where natural ecosystems remain essentially intact and unmanaged. However, in the past several decades, resource extraction in boreal regions has increased in order to meet growing global demands for fiber and to meet the demands of a growing local resident population. Furthermore, global climate changes are expected to be most extreme in highlatitude areas. Boreal regions, therefore, are substantially at… 

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