By Lance H. Gunderson,C. S. Holling

ISBN-10: 1559633301

ISBN-13: 9781559633307

‘Panarchy’ is a brand new time period coined from the identify of the Greek god Pan, a logo of common nature and linked to unpredictable swap. It represents another framework for coping with the problems that emerge from the interplay among humans and nature. That interplay generates numerous surprises, usually the results of gradual alterations that could acquire and without notice turn an atmosphere or an economic climate right into a qualitatively varied kingdom. That country can be not just impoverished, but in addition successfully irreversible. therefore, realizing how such switch happens is necessary to attaining a sustainable society.  Developed from the paintings of the Resilience Alliance, a world team of major organisations and contributors fascinated about ecological and monetary learn, Panarchy presents a framework to appreciate the cycles of swap in advanced platforms and to gauge if, while, and the way they are often encouraged. This synopsis introduces lay readers and determination makers to this largely acclaimed line of inquiry and to the fundamental suggestion at the back of Panarchy, released by way of Island Press.

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