The role of ecosystems in disaster risk reduction

Author: Renaud, F.G., Sudmeier-Rieux, K. and Estrella, M., (eds)
Published: 10 Nov,2013
Tags: Policy , Science

Edited by the United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS), IUCN’s Commission on Ecosystem Management and the United Nations Environment Programme, The Role of Ecosystems in Disaster Risk Reduction is one of the first books to compile latest knowledge and evidence on the links between healthy ecosystems and resilience to disasters. Contributions by 58 professionals from science and practice communities around the world are structured around 17 chapters describing state-of-the-art knowledge and perspectives in the fields of ecosystem management, disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation.



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