Sustainability today 2: Resilience
Resilience is a concept which has slightly different meanings in different disciplines.
In ecology, resilience describes how an ecological system reacts to disturbances. Depending on the magnitude of any given disturbance, the system can either absorb this impact or flip into another stable equilibrium.
Author: Patricia Holm
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