, Volume 82, Issue 2 Supplement, pp 251-260,
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Date: 18 Oct 2012

Sustainable Management of Biodiversity in the Context of Climate Change-Issues, Challenges and Response


Climate change is a significant global issue of concern especially in context of its impact on environment. It affects the different ecosystems with significant impact on water resources, agriculture, forestry, health, industrial sectors and biodiversity as well. For sustainable management of biodiversity in the context of changing scenario of climate change, a coordinated strategy across the various levels of geographic/governance hierarchy as well as across strategic elements such as capacity building, knowledge dissemination, institutions partnerships, policy/instruments and technology, needs to be pursued. The paper covers the trends and impact of climate change especially on sustainable management of biodiversity in Asia and India.