Introduction to Part III: Functions and Services of Ecosystems

Chapter

Abstract

Global climate change is accelerating at an unprecedented rate, threatening ecosystem functions and the vital services they provide.

Keywords

Global change Adaptation Complex systems Socio-ecological systems Resilience 

References

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.African Centre for a Green EconomyCape TownSouth Africa
  2. 2.Graduate School of BusinessUniversity of Cape TownCape TownSouth Africa

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