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Landscape agroecology: from patterns to resilience

Deconchat, Marc and Thenail, Claudine Landscape agroecology: from patterns to resilience. (2014) In: Warm up scientific events of Resilience 2014 : Agroecological transition and resilience - 2013, 5 May 2013 (Montpellier, France). (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Resilience, as the capacity to deal with change and continue to develop, relates to ecological dynamics and governance questions associated to specific resource systems (agroecosystems, fisheries, forests, rangelands, marine and freshwater ecosystems), and to global issues such as biodiversity conservation, urban growth, economic development, human security and well- being. Human societies are an integral part of the biosphere and sustainable social development depends on the continuous generation of essential ecosystem services. Thus ecosystems change is often considered as one factor decreasing social and ecological resilience. over the past century we have entered a new era where human activities have emerged as a main force shaping the biosphere from local to global scales, as reflected by climate change, vulnerability in the economic system, large losses of biodiversity, and irreversible changes in ecosystems.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
ProdINRA Id:221502
Audience (conference):National conference without published proceedings
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Institution:French research institutions > Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique - INRA (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse - INPT (FRANCE)
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Deposited On:16 Mar 2017 07:54

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