Mainstreaming climate change in the Rio Doce watershed restoration

Authors: May, Peter, Alonso, Luiza, Barbosa, Francisco, Brito, Maria Cecília, Laureano, Fernando, Maroun, Christianne, Sánchez, Luis Enrique, Kakabadse, Yolanda,

Increased risk of climate change makes the communities in the Rio Doce more vulnerable to events, such as flooding, landslides and coastal erosion, indicating the need for policies and investments to build institutional and  societal resilience for climate change adaptation, particularly in regard to human and ecosystem health. This report outlines the threats related to climate change in the Rio Doce Basin and proposes recommendations to the Renova Foundation, policymakers and society to integrate climate into their restoration efforts.