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Natural insurance as condition for market insurance: Climate change adaptation in agriculture

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Natural insurance as condition for market insurance : Climate change adaptation in agriculture. / Jørgensen, Sisse Liv; Termansen, Mette; Pascual, Unai.

I: Ecological Economics, Bind 169, 106489, 03.2020.

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Jørgensen, SL, Termansen, M & Pascual, U 2020, 'Natural insurance as condition for market insurance: Climate change adaptation in agriculture', Ecological Economics, bind 169, 106489. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolecon.2019.106489

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Jørgensen, S. L., Termansen, M., & Pascual, U. (2020). Natural insurance as condition for market insurance: Climate change adaptation in agriculture. Ecological Economics, 169, [106489]. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolecon.2019.106489

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Jørgensen SL, Termansen M, Pascual U. Natural insurance as condition for market insurance: Climate change adaptation in agriculture. Ecological Economics. 2020 mar;169. 106489. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolecon.2019.106489

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Jørgensen, Sisse Liv ; Termansen, Mette ; Pascual, Unai. / Natural insurance as condition for market insurance : Climate change adaptation in agriculture. I: Ecological Economics. 2020 ; Bind 169.

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