ARTICLE : How Eight Principles of Civic Ecology Enable Disaster Recovery
URLARTICLE : How Eight Principles of Civic Ecology Enable Disaster Recovery
These acts only scratch the surface in describing the resilient people of Joplin and Duquesne; the recovery of the area is nothing short of miraculous and is truly inspiring, a result of a nimble and responsive local government that was able to adapt to the shock and surprise of the tornado and harness a release of energy and goodwill for the betterment of the social-ecological system.
Four years later, we can see Joplin and Dusquesne as examples of resilience, resolve, and realization. And we can see how eight principles of civic ecology were demonstrated in this Midwestern community...
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