Equity, Vulnerability and Resilience in Social-Ecological Systems: a contemporary example from the Russian Arctic

Forbes, Bruce C. (2008) Equity, Vulnerability and Resilience in Social-Ecological Systems: a contemporary example from the Russian Arctic. Research in Social Problems and Public Policy, 15. pp. 203-236.

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Abstract

Environmental and social problems are tightly linked in coupled social-ecological systems in the Arctic. The article discusses the importance of equity as a factor in the adaptive capacity of a region undergoing relatively rapid climate change and simultaneous land use change in the northwest Russian Arctic.

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    Uncontrolled Keywords: vulnerability, resilience, social-ecological systems, northwest Russian arctic
    Subjects: Peoples, Cultures and Societies > Local Communities
    Peoples, Cultures and Societies > Sustainable Development
    Organizations: International Centre for Reindeer Husbandry (ICR)
    Date Deposited: 19 Mar 2009 10:10
    URI: http://library.arcticportal.org/id/eprint/418

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