Assess the climate-related vulnerabilities of and economic benefits provided by natural systems/ecosystems services within the region.
NS-2.1 Ensure that risk to natural systems and ecosystem services are analyzed as part of vulnerability assessments. Natural systems should be incorporated within projects identified in vulnerability assessments, as appropriate.
IMPLEMENTERS: local governments, regional agencies
STATE/FEDERAL PARTNERS: FDEP, FWC
NS-2.2 Conduct and disseminate an updated economic valuation study on the region’s natural resources and ecosystem services. Ensure climate adaptation, resilience and carbon reduction benefits are included in addition to the myriad of other benefits provided by these systems.
IMPLEMENTERS: academic institutions, local governments, non-profit organizations