Milstein Science Symposium: Understanding Ecological and Social Resilience in Island Systems: Informing Policy and Sharing Lessons for Management (9-11 April 2013)

From 9-11 April 2013, “the American Museum of Natural History’s Center for Biodiversity and Conservation together with partners organized a three-day symposium that unites local resource managers, researchers, educators, island leaders, policy makers, and other leading conservation practitioners to present and analyze real-world resilience case studies.  Central to the symposium is understanding resilience – the ability of ecological and social systems to absorb, resist, or recover from stressors and adapt to change while maintaining critical ecosystem functions and benefits….” [read more]

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