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Biological diversity
Land and Agriculture

Definition(s)

Adjustment in natural or human systems to a new or changing environment. (Source: IPPC,4th Assessment Report,WG II, Appendix 1, Glossary, 2007)

Hierarchy

Related terms:
adaptation measure
acclimatisation
acclimatization
acclimation

In other languages

French
adaptation
Russian
адаптация
Spanish
adaptación
Chinese, Simplified
适应
Arabic
تكيف

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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with adaptation

You can see below a list of multilateral environment agreements. Use the links on the right to view the content tagged with adaptation. This includes official treaty texts, decisions, recommendations, and other related informational documents such as publications, annuals, meetings, documents or reports.
Basel Convention
Nagoya Protocol
Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds
International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
Kyoto Protocol
Protocol on Heavy Metals
Carpathian Convention