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International principles and standards for the practice of ecological restoration: Second Edition SummaryAuthor(s): George D. Gann; Tein McDonald; Bethanie Walder; James Aronson; Cara R. Nelson; Justin Jonson; James G. Hallett; Cristina Eisenberg; Manuel R. Guariguata; Junguo Liu; Fangyuan Hua; Cristian Echeverria; Emily Gonzales; Nancy Shaw; Kris Decleer; Kingsley W. Dixon
Source: Washington, DC: Society for Ecological Restoration. 11 p. Online: https://www.ser.org/page/SERStandards.
Publication Series: Miscellaneous
Station: Rocky Mountain Research Station
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DescriptionEcological restoration, when implemented effectively and sustainably, contributes to protecting biodiversity; improving human health and wellbeing; increasing food and water security; delivering goods, services, and economic prosperity; and supporting climate change mitigation, resilience, and adaptation. It is a solutions-based approach that engages communities, scientists, policymakers, and land managers to repair ecological damage and rebuild a healthier relationship between people and the rest of nature. When combined with conservation and sustainable use, ecological restoration is the link needed to move local, regional, and global environmental conditions from a state of continued degradation, to one of net positive improvement.
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CitationGann, George D.; McDonald, Tein; Walder, Bethanie; Aronson, James; Nelson, Cara R.; Jonson, Justin; Hallett, James G.; Eisenberg, Cristina; Guariguata, Manuel R.; Liu, Junguo; Hua, Fangyuan; Echeverria, Cristian; Gonzales, Emily; Shaw, Nancy; Decleer, Kris; Dixon, Kingsley W. 2019. International principles and standards for the practice of ecological restoration: Second Edition Summary. Washington, DC: Society for Ecological Restoration. 11 p. Online: https://www.ser.org/page/SERStandards.
Keywordsecological restoration, conservation, sustainable use
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