Ecosystems/Biodiversity Impacts: Adaptation

Global climate change is very challenging because human physical and social structures have developed to function in previous centuries’ relatively stable climate. We have some adaptation strategies based on limited experiences with disasters. Some adaptation strategies can assist with adapting to climate change impacts on ecosystems and biodiversity.

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Pacific Islands Climate Change Cooperative (PICC) Overview/Summary Document Ecosystems and Biodiversity, Ecosystems and Biodiversity Impacts, Ecosystems/Biodiversity Impacts: Sea Level, Ecosystems/Biodiversity Impacts: Extreme Weather, Ecosystems/Biodiversity Impacts: Temperature Changes, Ecosystems/Biodiversity Impacts: Water Cycle Changes, Ecosystems/Biodiversity Impacts: Ocean pH, Ecosystems/Biodiversity Impacts: Adaptation PCEP
Surviving Climate Change in Small Islands - A Guidebook Tompkins, E.L., Nicholson-Cole, S.A., Hurlston, L-A., Boyd, E., Hodge, G.B., Clarke, J., Gray, G., Trotz, N. and Varlack, L. Overview/Summary Document Home/Nation Impacts: Adaptation, Water/FoodImpacts: Adaptation, Ecosystems/Biodiversity Impacts: Adaptation, Public Health Impacts: Adaptation, Economy Impacts: Adaptation PCEP
Adapting to a Changing Climate Meghan Gombos, Scott Atkinson, and Supin Wongbusarakum Overview/Summary Document, Community Project Climate Impacts, Home and National Security, Fresh Water and Food Security, Ecosystems and Biodiversity Impacts, Public Health, Economic Impacts, Home/Nation Impacts: Sea Level, Home/Nation Impacts: Extreme Weather, Home/Nation Impacts: Temperature Changes, Home/Nation Impacts: Water Cycle Changes, Home/Nation Impacts: Adaptation, Water/Food Impacts: Sea Level, Water/Food Impacts: Extreme Weather, Water/Food Impacts: Temperature Changes, Water/Food Impacts: Water Cycle Changes, Water/Food Impacts: Ocean pH, Water/FoodImpacts: Adaptation, Ecosystems/Biodiversity Impacts: Temperature Changes, Ecosystems/Biodiversity Impacts: Water Cycle Changes, Ecosystems/Biodiversity Impacts: Ocean pH, Ecosystems/Biodiversity Impacts: Adaptation, Public Health Impacts: Temperature Changes, Public Health Impacts: Adaptation, Economy Impacts: Temperature Changes, Economy Impacts: Water Cycle Changes, Economy Impacts: Ocean pH, Economy Impacts: Adaptation PCEP
Full Report: Climate Change and Pacific Islands: Indicators and Impacts Edited by Victoria W. Keener, John J. Marra, Melissa L. Finucane, Deanna Spooner, Margaret L. Smith Research Document Climate Impacts, Home and National Security, Fresh Water and Food Security, Ecosystems and Biodiversity Impacts, Public Health, Economic Impacts, Home/Nation Impacts: Sea Level, Home/Nation Impacts: Extreme Weather, Home/Nation Impacts: Temperature Changes, Home/Nation Impacts: Water Cycle Changes, Home/Nation Impacts: Adaptation, Water/Food Impacts: Sea Level, Water/Food Impacts: Extreme Weather, Water/Food Impacts: Temperature Changes, Water/Food Impacts: Water Cycle Changes, Water/Food Impacts: Ocean pH, Water/FoodImpacts: Adaptation, Ecosystems/Biodiversity Impacts: Sea Level, Ecosystems/Biodiversity Impacts: Extreme Weather, Ecosystems/Biodiversity Impacts: Temperature Changes, Ecosystems/Biodiversity Impacts: Water Cycle Changes, Ecosystems/Biodiversity Impacts: Ocean pH, Ecosystems/Biodiversity Impacts: Adaptation, Public Health Impacts: Sea Level, Public Health Impacts: Extreme Weather, Public Health Impacts: Temperature Changes, Public Health Impacts: Water Cycle Changes, Public Health Impacts: Adaptation, Economy Impacts: Sea Level, Economy Impacts: Extreme Weather, Economy Impacts: Temperature Changes, Economy Impacts: Water Cycle Changes, Economy Impacts: Ocean pH, Economy Impacts: Adaptation PCEP
Case Studies: Climate Change and Pacific Islands: Indicators and Impacts Edited by Victoria W. Keener, John J. Marra, Melissa L. Finucane, Deanna Spooner, Margaret L. Smith Overview/Summary Document, Research Document Fresh Water and Food Security, Home/Nation Impacts: Sea Level, Water/Food Impacts: Sea Level, Water/Food Impacts: Extreme Weather, Water/Food Impacts: Water Cycle Changes, Water/FoodImpacts: Adaptation, Ecosystems/Biodiversity Impacts: Sea Level, Ecosystems/Biodiversity Impacts: Temperature Changes, Ecosystems/Biodiversity Impacts: Water Cycle Changes, Ecosystems/Biodiversity Impacts: Ocean pH, Ecosystems/Biodiversity Impacts: Adaptation, Public Health Impacts: Water Cycle Changes, Economy Impacts: Sea Level, Economy Impacts: Water Cycle Changes PCEP

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A document, website, curriculum or other kind of content that provides useful information related to climate education.
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Content originates from either the Education Resources Information Center (ERIC), from other sources vetted by WestEd (WestEd) or by the Pacific Islands Climate Education Partnership (PCEP), or from self-reported (and non-vetted) material entered directly by users/members.
Humans can adapt to climate change by reducing their vulnerability to its impacts. Actions such as moving to higher ground to avoid rising sea levels, planting new crops that will thrive under new ... Explanation Home/Nation Impacts: Adaptation, Water/FoodImpacts: Adaptation, Ecosystems/Biodiversity Impacts: Adaptation, Public Health Impacts: Adaptation, Economy Impacts: Adaptation Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, College Climate Literacy: The Essential Principles of Climate Science PCEP
Why small islands are vulnerable to climate change: Small islands are often economically. socially and physically vulnerable by their very nature. Because they are unable to produce all the goods ... Explanation Home/Nation Impacts: Adaptation, Water/FoodImpacts: Adaptation, Ecosystems/Biodiversity Impacts: Adaptation, Public Health Impacts: Adaptation, Economy Impacts: Adaptation Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, College Surviving Climate Change in Small Islands - A Guidebook PCEP
This Key Idea has an illustration and text explaining adaptation strategies to build resilience of coral/fisheries and coastal vegetation. Click "View Source" on the right to see the illustration a... Explanation Home/Nation Impacts: Adaptation, Water/FoodImpacts: Adaptation, Ecosystems/Biodiversity Impacts: Adaptation Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, College Adapting to a Changing Climate PCEP
This Key Idea has an illustration and text explaining adaptation strategies to build resilience of terrestrial and water resources. Click "View Source" on the right to see the illustration and read... Explanation Water/FoodImpacts: Adaptation, Ecosystems/Biodiversity Impacts: Adaptation Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, College Adapting to a Changing Climate PCEP
A healthy community is more resilient/less vulnerable to climate change impacts. The last 10 pages of the "Adapting to a Changing Climate" resource explains how to assess a community's vulnerabilit... Explanation Home/Nation Impacts: Adaptation, Water/FoodImpacts: Adaptation, Ecosystems/Biodiversity Impacts: Adaptation, Public Health Impacts: Adaptation, Economy Impacts: Adaptation Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, College Adapting to a Changing Climate PCEP

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