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Food Movement Glossary



The capacity of actors in a system to manage resilience, either by moving the system toward or away from a threshold that would fundamentally alter the properties of the system, or by altering the underlying features of the stability landscape. See to learn more.

Example of Adaptability:

After the major environmental disturbance, not all plants species could survive in the new environment. Yet, some invasive species uses this situation as an advantage, where their different genetic features give them the benefit of higher adaptability to the new changes.
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Did You Know?
Hamburger meat from a single steer will make about 720 quarter-pound burgers--enough for a family of 4 to each enjoy a burger a day for 6 months.