11 Apr '18, 4pm

Great to read more #Forest #Restoration optimism: Bringing nature back

Great to read more #Forest #Restoration optimism: Bringing nature back

Habitat restoration is a hot topic right now. Robin Chazdon, Executive Director of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation, gave a plenary talk at at the International Congress for Conservation Biology entitled ‘Is Restoration the New Conservation?’ (A similar talk can be viewed here .) She is one of the leaders of PARTNERS , People and Reforestation in the Tropics, which aims to research the human and environmental impacts of restoration. ‘Rewilding’ is also big news, from Europe to South America, with ‘Feral’ by George Monbiot sparking debates on what bits of nature we want to restore, where, and how. And the Endangered Landscapes Programme , as part of its aim to support large-scale landscape restoration, has launched a website gathering the evidence on what works to restore lost habitats and species.

Full article: https://news.mongabay.com/2018/02/restoration-optimism-br...

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