December 05, 2012
Nations at Risk, ScienceDaily, October 17, 2012.
A new study co-authored by the Wildlife Conserva- tion Society identifies countries, including Madagas-
car, most vulnerable to declining coral reef fisheries
from a food-security perspective. "The study identi- fies countries where climate change is likely to be felt first by threatening people that depend on fish- eries," said the study's co-author Tim McClanahan of the Wildlife Conservation Society. "These coun- tries are priorities for developing adaptation actions before the effects of climate change undermine their ability to feed themselves. Some countries will
be stressed by climate yet have enough capacity to make the adaptation, while others will not. Making them realize this early will save considerable human suffering in the future."
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