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Following Walker and Salt's, resilience thinking is present in many systems around the world. This collection exemplifies different aspects across culture, time and realities.
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The Potato Park

The Potato Park focuses on protecting and preserving the critical role and interdependency of indigenous biocultural heritage (IBCH) for local rights, livelihoods, conservation and sustainable use of agrobiodiversity.

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El aumento de los incendios amenaza a los ecosistemas del Mediterráneo | Ciencia | elmundo.es

El aumento de los incendios amenaza a los ecosistemas del Mediterráneo | Ciencia | elmundo.es | Resilience thinking | Scoop.it
Los incendios amenazan ecosistemas mediterráneos Un estudio constata el gran impacto que el fuego tiene en un grupo de hongos que juegan un papel clave en la regeneración de bosques.
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Resilience Thinking: Sustaining Ecosystems and People in a Changing World | BookCrossing.com

Resilience Thinking: Sustaining Ecosystems and People in a Changing World | BookCrossing.com | Resilience thinking | Scoop.it
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On Resilience

On Resilience | Resilience thinking | Scoop.it
A key feature of complex adaptive systems is their ability to self-organize along a number of different pathways with possible sudden shifts between states: A lake, for example, can exist in either an oxygenated, clear state or an algae-dominated, murky one. A financial market can float on a housing bubble or settle into a basin of recession. Conventionally, weve tended to view the transition between such states as gradual. But there is increasing evidence that systems often dont respond to change in a smooth way: The clear lake seems hardly affected by fertilizer runoff until a critical thr
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International: Resilience: Video Documentary On Climate Change, Traditional Knowledge, And Indigenous Peoples - Indigenous Peoples Issues and Resources

International: Resilience: Video Documentary On Climate Change, Traditional Knowledge, And Indigenous Peoples - Indigenous Peoples Issues and Resources | Resilience thinking | Scoop.it
Video documentary on how indigenous peoples around the world are dealing with climate change by strengthening their traditional knowledge
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kalexandera's curator insight, September 21, 2013 10:30 PM

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Acequias in New Mexico: Ancient Traditions Keep Desert Waters Flowing

Acequias in New Mexico: Ancient Traditions Keep Desert Waters Flowing | Resilience thinking | Scoop.it
New Mexico's acequias—communal irrigation canals—still function as a tool to preserve and share scarce desert water.


Water system creating linkages in the watershed:
All the users were responsible for cleaning and repairing the acequia madre when necessary.
"This commitment to maintaining the village’s primary irrigation supply bonded villagers together over the years"

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kalexandera's curator insight, September 21, 2013 10:37 PM

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YouTube - Biodiversity - Vancouver Film School (VFS)

Visit http://www.vfs.com/blog/2010/08/13/international-year-of-bio­diversity/ to find out more about this video and the International Year of Biodiversit...
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