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Community coping practices, local community knowledge accumulated over generations of living in a particular environment that is shared and applied to reduce community vulnerability and form the basis of community coping practices.

US: DOI, EPA, NOAA announce Resilient Lands and Waters Initiative to prepare natural resources for climate change

21 Apr 2015, Dept of the Interior, United States of America - gov

Building on existing collaborations, these Resilient Lands and Waters partnerships - located in southwest Florida, Hawaii, Washington and the Great Lakes region - will help build resilience in regions vulnerable to climate change and related challenges. They will also showcase the benefits of landscape-scale management approaches and help enhance the carbon storage capacity of these natural areas...


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