FAO Forestry Paper 167

Wildlife in a changing climate

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Rome 2012

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Introduction (Download - 45 KB)

Major climate-induced changes (Download - 580 KB)

Disturbance and extreme weather events
Ecosystem and landscape changes

Savannahs, grasslands and steppes

Consequences of climate change (Download - 568 KB)

Altered ecosystems and landscapes
Changes in species distribution, composition and interactions
Conflicts at the human–wildlife–livestock interface
Wildland fires
Wildlife health and diseases
Invasive species and pests

Measures for adaptation to climate change  (Download - 491 KB)

Maintaining current ecosystems
Adapting management to address climate change
Restoring damaged or changing ecosystems

Mangrove restoration
Inland waters restoration
Forest restoration
Savannah and grassland restoration

Adopting integrated and landscape approaches

Wildland fire management
Management of invasive species and wildlife diseases

Conclusions (Download - 49 KB)

References (Download - 231 KB)