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Definition(s)

The ability of a social or ecological system to absorb disturbances while retaining the same basic structure and ways of functioning, the capacity for self-organisation, and the capacity to adapt to stress and change. (Source: IPPC 4th Assessment Report, WG II, Appendix 1, Glossary)

Hierarchy

Related terms:
climate change resilience

In other languages

French
résilience écologique
Russian
жизнестойкость
Spanish
resiliencia
Chinese, Simplified
复原力
Arabic
القدرة على الصمود

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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with resilience

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Ramsar Convention

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Adapting to Climate Change