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Resilience

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Refers to the amount of disturbance or stress that an ecosystem can absorb and still remain capable of returning to its pre- disturbance state.

Source: GreenFacts, based on Millennium Ecosystem Assessment  Glossary

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The level of disturbance that an ecosystem can undergo without crossing a threshold to a situation with different structure or outputs. Resilience depends on ecological dynamics as well as the organizational and institutional capacity to understand, manage, and respond to these dynamics.

Source: Millennium Ecosystem Assessment  Glossary

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Español: Capacidad de resistencia (en biología)
Français: Résilience

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