New tool could map out how countries adapt to a changing world

Young Maasai with livestock, Kenya
Source: Conservation International/photo by Gina Buchanan

In many areas, climate change is expected to make floods, droughts and resource-driven conflicts worse in the coming decades — and the places that will be hardest-hit by climate change are often the least equipped to manage its impacts.

In the latest edition of podcast series, “Inside Science,” Conservation International (CI)’s director of data science, Alex Zvoleff, explains the groundbreaking possibilities of the Resilience Atlas, a CI-developed tool that brings out key insights around resilience mined from more than 12 terabytes of data on climate, socioeconomics, livelihoods and ecosystems.

This is an excerpt from an article originally published on Conservation International Blog. To read a full story and listed to the interview visit

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