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Sudden 'ecosystem flips' imperil world's poorest regions, say water experts
Date:4/2/2008

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The risk of catastrophic ecosystem regime shifts and the need for resilience-building are key issues at the upcoming international science and policy conference in Stockholm titled Resilience, adaptation and transformation in turbulent times - preparing for change in social-ecological systems.

Dr. Line J. Gordon and Dr. Garry Peterson will present their research at the conference. Keynote speakers include the father of resilience theory, Buzz Holling, leading political scientist Elinor Ostrom and renowned ecologist Steve Carpenter, to name a few. The last day of the conference will be devoted to a high-level policy forum on the implications of resilience science.


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Contact: Mark Shainblum
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McGill University
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