Synthesis Does Adaptive Management of Natural Resources Enhance Resilience to Climate Change ?

@inproceedings{Tompkins2004SynthesisDA,
  title={Synthesis Does Adaptive Management of Natural Resources Enhance Resilience to Climate Change ?},
  author={Emma L. Tompkins and W Neil Adger},
  year={2004}
}
Emerging insights from adaptive and community-based resource management suggest that building resilience into both human and ecological systems is an effective way to cope with environmental change characterized by future surprises or unknowable risks. We argue that these emerging insights have implications for policies and strategies for responding to climate change. We review perspectives on collective action for natural resource management to inform understanding of climate response capacity… CONTINUE READING
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