Protected areas are an essential part of the global response to climate change.They can help society cope with climate change impacts by maintaining the essential ecosystem services upon which people depend. They are proven, “green” and cost-effective natural solutions to help address the climate crisis.

Author names: 
Dudley, N.
Stolton, S.
Belokurov, A.
Krueger, L.
Lopoukhine, N.
MacKinnon, K.
Sandwith, T.
Sekhran, N.
Year: 
2009
Publisher: 
IUCN-WCPA, The Nature Conservancy, UNDP, Wildlife Conservation Society, The World Bank and WWF
Reference: 

Dudley, N., S. Stolton, A. Belokurov, L. Krueger, N. Lopoukhine, K. MacKinnon, T. Sandwith and N. Sekhran [editors] (2009); Natural Solutions: Protected areas helping people cope with climate change, IUCN-WCPA, The Nature Conservancy, UNDP, Wildlife Conservation Society, The World Bank and WWF, Gland, Switzerland, Washington DC and New York.

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