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The Resource Risks from climate change to Indigenous communities in the tropical north of Australia, Dept of Climate Change; [editors : Donna Green, Sue Jackson & Joe Morrison]

Risks from climate change to Indigenous communities in the tropical north of Australia, Dept of Climate Change; [editors : Donna Green, Sue Jackson & Joe Morrison]

Label
Risks from climate change to Indigenous communities in the tropical north of Australia
Title
Risks from climate change to Indigenous communities in the tropical north of Australia
Statement of responsibility
Dept of Climate Change; [editors : Donna Green, Sue Jackson & Joe Morrison]
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Additional physical form
Also available in an electronic version via the Internet at: http://www.climatechange.gov.au/en/publications/adaptation/risks-from-climate-change-to-indigenous-communities.aspx.
Cataloging source
ASET
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Green, Donna
  • Jackson, Sue
  • Morrison, Joe
  • Australia
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Climatic changes
  • Climatic changes
  • Aboriginal Australians
Label
Risks from climate change to Indigenous communities in the tropical north of Australia, Dept of Climate Change; [editors : Donna Green, Sue Jackson & Joe Morrison]
Link
http://www.environment.gov.au/climate-change
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Cover title
Bibliography note
Bibliography : p. 147-162
Contents
Introduction : terms of reference and objectives; Background and context to study; Concepts in vulnerability and adaption; Summary -- Climate change projections: Temperature; Precipitation; Evaporation; Sea surface temperature; Extreme weather; Summary -- Climate change impacts on ecosystems and associated communities : climate impacts on natural systems; Invasive species; Biodiversity; Complex interactions and multiple stressors; Ecotonal shifts; Indirect shifts; Summary -- Cimate change impacts on Indigenous health : psycho-social health; Physical injury from extreme weather events; Emergency risk management; Vector-borne diseases; Respiratory illness; Gastrointestinal illness; Heat-related illness; Access to health centres; Hospital access; Nutrition; Summary -- Climate change impacts on infrastructure : housing infrastructure; Water-supply and sewerage; Electricity supply; Telecommunications; Transport; Summary -- Climate change impacts on education: education infrastructure; Indigenous learning; Indigenous knowledge and its role in natural resources management; Collaboration amongst Australian Indigenous communities; Intergenerational transmission of traditional knowledge; Adult education in natural resource management programs; Summary -- Climate change impacts on livelihoods: the hybrid economy and climate change; Natural resource management sector; The carbon economy; Other employment options; Summary -- Case studies: Port Hedland, Pilbara region, Western Australia; Yakanarra, Kimberley region, Western Australia; Yellow Water, Kakadu region, Northern Territory; Maningrida region, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory; Katherine, Northern Territory; Borroloola, Gulf of Carpentaria region, Northern Territory; Saibai Island, Torres Strait, Queensland; Kowanyama, Queensland; Synthesis commentary on case studies -- Discussion: major recommendations
Control code
000047770675
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
iii, 185 p.
Isbn
9781921298561
Other physical details
col. ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)754613681
Label
Risks from climate change to Indigenous communities in the tropical north of Australia, Dept of Climate Change; [editors : Donna Green, Sue Jackson & Joe Morrison]
Link
http://www.environment.gov.au/climate-change
Publication
Note
Cover title
Bibliography note
Bibliography : p. 147-162
Contents
Introduction : terms of reference and objectives; Background and context to study; Concepts in vulnerability and adaption; Summary -- Climate change projections: Temperature; Precipitation; Evaporation; Sea surface temperature; Extreme weather; Summary -- Climate change impacts on ecosystems and associated communities : climate impacts on natural systems; Invasive species; Biodiversity; Complex interactions and multiple stressors; Ecotonal shifts; Indirect shifts; Summary -- Cimate change impacts on Indigenous health : psycho-social health; Physical injury from extreme weather events; Emergency risk management; Vector-borne diseases; Respiratory illness; Gastrointestinal illness; Heat-related illness; Access to health centres; Hospital access; Nutrition; Summary -- Climate change impacts on infrastructure : housing infrastructure; Water-supply and sewerage; Electricity supply; Telecommunications; Transport; Summary -- Climate change impacts on education: education infrastructure; Indigenous learning; Indigenous knowledge and its role in natural resources management; Collaboration amongst Australian Indigenous communities; Intergenerational transmission of traditional knowledge; Adult education in natural resource management programs; Summary -- Climate change impacts on livelihoods: the hybrid economy and climate change; Natural resource management sector; The carbon economy; Other employment options; Summary -- Case studies: Port Hedland, Pilbara region, Western Australia; Yakanarra, Kimberley region, Western Australia; Yellow Water, Kakadu region, Northern Territory; Maningrida region, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory; Katherine, Northern Territory; Borroloola, Gulf of Carpentaria region, Northern Territory; Saibai Island, Torres Strait, Queensland; Kowanyama, Queensland; Synthesis commentary on case studies -- Discussion: major recommendations
Control code
000047770675
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
iii, 185 p.
Isbn
9781921298561
Other physical details
col. ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)754613681

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