Series editor(s): Rajib Shaw
Subject Area: Environmental Management/Environment
|Title:||The Role of Ecosystems in Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction|
|Author(s):||Noralene Uy, Rajib Shaw|
|Volume:||12 Editor(s): Noralene Uy, Rajib Shaw ISBN: 978-1-78052-690-4 eISBN: 978-1-78052-691-1|
|Citation:||Noralene Uy, Rajib Shaw (2012), The Role of Ecosystems in Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction, in Noralene Uy, Rajib Shaw (ed.) Ecosystem-Based Adaptation (Community, Environment and Disaster Risk Management , Volume 12), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp.41-59|
|DOI:||10.1108/S2040-7262(2012)0000012009 (Permanent URL)|
|Publisher:||Emerald Group Publishing Limited|
|Article type:||Chapter Item|
|Abstract:||In the context of natural disasters and climate change, ecosystems are critical natural capital because of their ability to regulate climate and natural hazards. This chapter examines the important role of ecosystems and their services in disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation. It discusses the relevance of adopting ecosystem-based approaches in managing risks brought about by a changing climate.|
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