Adaptation Understanding Evolution An adaptation is a feature that arose and was favored by natural selection for its current function Adaptations help an organism survive and or reproduce in its current environment Adaptations can take many forms a behavior that allows better evasion of predators, a protein that functions better at body temperature, or an anatomical feature that allows Home Global Center on Adaptation Oct , On Adaptation, Loss and Damage Day at COP, GCA convenes over thirty ministers to accelerate adaptation action November Chair of African Union We are tired of waiting Africa must be a priority for COP Notre Dame Global Adaptation Initiative University of The Urban Adaptation Assessment is an open source, free measurement and analysis tool that explores a city s ability to adapt and readiness for adaptation to climate change READ MORE In the News Did Consider Climate Risk for Its New Headquarters National Institutes of Health National Institutes of Health Alliance for Global Water Adaptation AGWA The Alliance for Global Water Adaptation AGWA is an international members based NGO working on climate change adaptation and resilient water management issues through global policy and technical programs. Homepage NAP Global Network National Adaptation Plan NAP Global Network We sit down with donors and developing country representatives to ensure bilateral programs align with priorities set out in NAP processes. Adaptation Gap Report The report finds that there is an urgent need to step up climate adaptation finance Estimated adaptation costs in developing countries are five to ten times greater than current public adaptation finance flows, and the adaptation finance gap is widening. The stabilizing system of the spine Part I Function Part I Function, dysfunction, adaptation, and enhancement J Spinal Disord Dec discussion doi . Author M M Panjabi Affiliation Department of Orthopaedics and The Boat SBS The Boat , an interactive graphic novel about escape after the Vietnam War Based on the story by Nam Le, adapted by Matt Huynh. VisDA Visual Domain Adaptation Challenge Adaptation, even unsupervised, on the validation data is not allowed for test submissions Note, we have released the validation labels to facilitate algorithm development Source Models The performance of a domain adaptation algorithm greatly depends on the baseline performance of the model trained only on source data.