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Frontline observations on climate change and sustainability of large marine ecosystems

This volume is written on the occasion of UNCED’s 20th anniversary and the 2012 Rio+20 Earth Summit, authored by marine experts engaged in carrying forward GEF supported projects. Their contributions consider the effects of climate warming on the trillions of dollars worth of both market and non-market goods and services provided by LMEs in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. It describes threats from climate change to the trillions of dollars in goods and services provided by the world’s 64 Large Marine Ecosystems, and the steps UNDP and other GEF agencies are taking to sustain LMEs in a changing climate.

01 Jan 2016 by iwlearn

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