Definitions

Definitions

Climate Change Adaptation
Projects that are adjusting natural or human systems in response to actual or expected climatic stimuli or their effects, which helps to moderate harm or exploit beneficial opportunities. Adapted from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

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Climate Change Strategy
Coordinated efforts to reduce the impacts of climate change on social, economic, and ecological systems and to manage the risk associated with a changing climate.

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State Wildlife Action Plans: A Strategic Approach to Conservation
State wildlife action plans outline the steps that are needed to conserve wildlife and habitat before they become more rare and more costly to protect. Taken as a whole, they present a national action agenda for preventing wildlife from becoming endangered. Read more...

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