Climate Change and Its Impact on Ecosystem Services and Biodiversity in Arid and Semi-Arid Zones

Climate Change and Its Impact on Ecosystem Services and Biodiversity in Arid and Semi-Arid Zones

Ahmed Karmaoui (Southern Center for Culture & Sciences (SCCS), Morocco)
Projected Release Date: February, 2019|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 350
ISBN13: 9781522573876|ISBN10: 1522573879|EISBN13: 9781522573883|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-7387-6

Description

Ecosystems provide services that are crucial and beneficial to the human population. The management and conservation of these services can assure the wellbeing of the local population.

Climate Change and Its Impact on Ecosystem Services and Biodiversity in Arid and Semi-Arid Zones is an essential reference source that studies the effects of climate change on biodiversity and ecosystem services in dry regions and examines various strategic local, national, and international policy developments to help overcome these impacts. Featuring research on topics such as poverty reduction, climate change, and adaption policies, this book is ideally designed for environmentalists, policymakers, government officials, academicians, researchers, and technology developers who want to improve their understanding of climate change impact, vulnerability, and sustainability, and the strategic role of adaptation and mitigation.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Adaptation Policies
  • Biodiversity
  • Climate Change
  • Coastal Ecosystems
  • Ecosystem Services
  • Food Security
  • Forest Ecosystems
  • Health
  • Marine Ecosystems
  • Poverty Reduction
  • Tropical Diseases
  • Water

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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