Tag: Resilience

A path through the maze of resilience thinking

‘Resilience thinking’ has exploded in recent decades to become a sprawling discipline, complete with debates and inconsistencies, and literature to match. The idea that ecosystems should be made ‘resilient,’ or able to absorb disturbance and still bounce back, has gained traction in many policy circles, but there remains some disagreement about what the term means and how it should be applied. A 2019 report from the Puget Sound Institute’s Nick Georgiadis looks at resilience in the context of Puget Sound protection and restoration.
Read the report on the Encyclopedia of Puget Sound.