Rising temperatures and increasingly unpredictable climate patterns are already threatening people and nature around the world. Unfortunately, many of the places that are rich in biodiversity are also those where both people and ecosystems are the most vulnerable to climate change.
WWF’s work on climate adaptation aims to help people and nature cope with the current impacts of climate change, reduce future risks and improve resilience in a warming world.
WWF's principles for building social and ecological resilienceTo build resilience for both people and nature, WWF encourages countries and donor institutions to follow 3 guiding principles:
- Avoid harming nature
- Use nature to help people adapt
- Help nature to adapt
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