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Published: 15 December 2011

208 Pages | 11 halftones, 31 line art


ISBN: 9780199754489

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Adapting to a Changing Environment

Confronting the Consequences of Climate Change

Tim R. McClanahan and Joshua Cinner

  • Tackles the problem of climate change adaptation from an interdisciplinary perspective
  • Author profile: Tim McClanahan is a world leader in coastal ecology and has spent his life working along the Kenyan and East African coastline; Joshua Cinner is pioneering social science and policy aspects of coastal resource use in East Africa and to the Western Indian Ocean
  • Provides the most detailed and holistic study to date on how climate change will impact the ecology and economy of people dependent on natural resources
  • The detailed case study is complemented by the development of a general framework applicable to other areas and social-ecological systems