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Abstract: As part of numerous efforts on adapting to climate change in Nepal, an approach of Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) is being demonstrated in the Panchase Mountain Ecological Region (PMER). Partners under the project entitled Ecosystem-based Adaptation in Mountain Ecosystems in Nepal have been implementing activities to reduce vulnerability of the PMER to climate change and enhance resilient capacity of communities and ecosystems in the region to cope with adverse impacts of climate change already being witnessed.
Maslin, M.& Austin, Patrick.(2012). Climate models at their limit? Nature. 183-184.
The adoption of modern industrial technologies has resulted in dramatic improvements in labor productivity during recent decades, but these methods of production also frequently require the processing, storage and transportation of explosive or toxic chemicals, radioisotopes and other hazardous materials. As tragic events in Brazil, Mexico and India have vividly illustrated, substantial risks of major industrial disasters accompany the adoption of these productivity- enhancing techniques.