A summary of climate change impacts and preparedness opportunities affecting natural resources in New Jersey

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This paper includes an analysis of impacts and adaptation strategies directly related to natural resources,defined here as ecosystems, flora and fauna. The analysis will not include the effects of climate change on water resources in terms of potable water supply or quality, or commercial aspects of natural resource such as fisheries.These topics will be covered in the agriculture and water resources scoping papers. Any current New Jersey efforts as well as current and planned adaptation
more » ... d adaptation practices and strategies in other states are presented as the basis for a series of recommendations to address additional needs as a starting point for discussion and prioritization of comprehensive adaptation planning for New Jersey.
doi:10.7282/t3wq023k fatcat:4cy2akbhvne5lkjaxn5gotjjqe