Intact Nature Offers Best Defense Against Climate Change

2016-02-03T17:55:13+00:00 February 3, 2016|
The paper, "Intact ecosystems provide the best defense against climate change," published in Nature Climate Change, discusses how certain adaptation strategies may have a negative impact on nature which in turn will impact people in the long-term. (Credit: Wikimedia Commons)

(Click to enlarge) The paper, “Intact ecosystems provide the best defense against climate change,” published in Nature Climate Change, discusses how certain adaptation strategies may have a negative impact on nature which in turn will impact people in the long-term. (Credit: Wikimedia Commons)

Worldwide responses to climate change could leave people worse off in the future according to a recent study conducted by CSIRO, Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and the University of Queensland.

(From Science Daily) — The paper, “Intact ecosystems provide the best defense against climate change,” published in Nature Climate Change, discusses how certain adaptation strategies may have a negative impact on nature which in turn will impact people in the long-term.

“In response to climate change, many local communities around the world are rapidly adjusting their livelihood practices to cope with climate change, sometimes with catastrophic implications for nature,” according to CSIRO’s principal research scientist Dr. Tara Martin.

Read the full article here: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/01/160128113840.htm