Twenty-first century ecosystems : managing the living world two centuries after Darwin : report of a symposium /

"In honor of Darwin's birthday, the National Research Council appointed a committee under the auspices of the U.S. National Committee (USNC) for DIVERSITAS to plan a Symposium on Twenty-first Century Ecosystems. The purpose of the symposium was to capture some of the current excitement and...

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Corporate Authors: National Research Council (U.S.). Committee for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services: A Symposium., National Research Council (U.S.). U.S. National Committee for DIVERSITAS.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, ©2011.
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Table of Contents:
  • Eight themes for managing the living world. Learning what we have
  • Learning how ecosystems are working and changing
  • Saving what we can
  • Managing ecosystems as complex adaptive systems
  • Increasing capacity to inform policy through integrated science
  • Increasing societal capacity to manage and adapt to environmental change
  • Strengthening international institutions and U.S. engagement and leadership
  • Accounting for the value of nature.