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Ecosystem resilience to disruptions linked to global climate change: An adaptive approach to federal land management

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Year
2008

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Glicksman, R.L., 2008, Ecosystem resilience to disruptions linked to global climate change: An adaptive approach to federal land management: Nebraska Law Review, v. 87, 833 p.

Summary

Global climate change presents daunting challenges to the federal government’s ability to manage its lands and resources in ways that ensure that the priceless natural heritage that these land and resources comprise remains available in substantially unimpaired condition to both present and future generations of Americans. One of the challenges results from the fact that the laws governing the activities of federal land management agencies have outlasted the scientific assumptions on which those laws were based. In particular, Congress adopted many of those laws on the assumption that ecological systems tend toward a natural equilibrium. Subsequently, the science of ecology experienced a paradigm shift which recognizes that disturbances [...]

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Glicksman, R.L.

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  • National and Regional Climate Adaptation Science Centers
  • Northeast CASC

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