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Resilience thinking : sustaining ecosystems and people in a changing world / Brian Walker and David Salt ; foreword by Walter Reid.

By: Walker, B. H 1940-
Contributor(s): Salt, David
Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Publisher: Washington Island Press 2006Description: xvi, 174 s. illISBN: 1597260932; 9781597260930; 1597260924; 9781597260923Subject(s): Sustainable development | Human ecology | Resilience (Ecology) | Natural resources -- Management | Human ecology | Sustainable development | Miljöfrågor | Hållbar utveckling | Humanekologi | natural resources | ecosystems | resource management | sustainability | environmental policies | human ecology | case studiesDDC classification: 333.7 Other classification: Uhb | 333.7 | Uh Online resources: Table of contents only | Publisher description
Contents:
Chapter 1. Living in a Complex World: An Introduction to Resilience Thinking -- Case Study 1: Carving up a National Icon: The Florida Everglades -- Chapter 2. The System Rules: Creating a Mind Space for Resilience Thinking -- Case Study 2: Between a (Salt) Rock and a Hard Place: The Goulburn-Broken Catchment, Australia -- Chapter 3. Crossing the Threshold: Be Careful about the Path You Choose? You May Not Be Able to Return -- Case Study 3: Losing the Jewel in the Crown: The Coral Reefs of the Caribbean -- Chapter 4. In the Loop: Phases, Cycles, and Scales?Adaptive Cycles and How Systems Change -- Case Study 4: Scenarios on the Lakes: The Northern Highlands Lake District, Wisconsin --Chapter 5. Making Sense of Resilience: How Do You Apply Resilience Thinking? -- Case Study 5: Building Resilience in the Wetlands: The Kristianstads Vattenrike, Sweden -- Chapter 6. Creating Space in a Shrinking World: Resilience and Sustainability
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Chapter 1. Living in a Complex World: An Introduction to Resilience Thinking -- Case Study 1: Carving up a National Icon: The Florida Everglades -- Chapter 2. The System Rules: Creating a Mind Space for Resilience Thinking -- Case Study 2: Between a (Salt) Rock and a Hard Place: The Goulburn-Broken Catchment, Australia -- Chapter 3. Crossing the Threshold: Be Careful about the Path You Choose? You May Not Be Able to Return -- Case Study 3: Losing the Jewel in the Crown: The Coral Reefs of the Caribbean -- Chapter 4. In the Loop: Phases, Cycles, and Scales?Adaptive Cycles and How Systems Change -- Case Study 4: Scenarios on the Lakes: The Northern Highlands Lake District, Wisconsin --Chapter 5. Making Sense of Resilience: How Do You Apply Resilience Thinking? -- Case Study 5: Building Resilience in the Wetlands: The Kristianstads Vattenrike, Sweden -- Chapter 6. Creating Space in a Shrinking World: Resilience and Sustainability

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