Conserving Biodiversity: Practical Guidance about Climate Change Adaptation Approaches in Support of Land-use Planning | Land Portal | Protegendo os direitos da terra através de dados abertos

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Date of publication: 
Dezembro 2015
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ISBN / Resource ID: 
AGRIS:US201600185920
Pages: 
190-203

As species' geographic ranges and ecosystem functions are altered in response to climate change, there is a need to integrate biodiversity conservation approaches that promote natural adaptation into land use planning. Successful conservation will need to embrace multiple climate adaptation approaches, but to date they have not been conveyed in an integrated way to help support immediate conservation planning and action in the face of inherent spatial uncertainty about future conditions. Instead, these multiple approaches are often conveyed as competing or contradictory alternatives, when in fact, they are complementary. We present a framework that synthesizes six promising spatially explicit adaptation approaches for conserving biodiversity. We provide guidance on implementing these adaptation approaches and include case studies that highlight how biodiversity conservation can be used in planning. We conclude with general guidance on choosing appropriate climate adaptation approaches to amend for conservation planning.

Autores e editores

Author(s), editor(s), contributor(s): 
Schmitz, Oswald J. Lawler Joshua J. Beier Paul Groves Craig Knight Gary Boyce Douglas A. Bulluck Jason Johnston Kevin M. Klein Mary L. Muller Kit Pierce D. John Singleton William R. Strittholt James R. Theobald David M. Trombulak Stephen C. Trainor Anne
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