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Routledge Handbook of Ecological and Environmental Restoration

Edited by: Stuart K. Allison , Stephen D. Murphy

Print publication date:  May  2017
Online publication date:  May  2017

Print ISBN: 9781138922129
eBook ISBN: 9781315685977
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Ecological restoration is a rapidly evolving discipline that is engaged with developing both methodologies and strategies for repairing damaged and polluted ecosystems and environments. During the last decade the rapid pace of climate change coupled with continuing habitat destruction and the spread of non-native species to new habitats has forced restoration ecologists to re-evaluate their goals and the methods they use. This comprehensive handbook brings together an internationally respected group of established and rising experts in the field.

The book begins with a description of current practices and the state of knowledge in particular areas of restoration, and then identifies new directions that will help the field achieve increasing levels of future success. Part I provides basic background about ecological and environmental restoration. Part II systematically reviews restoration in key ecosystem types located throughout the world. In Part III, management and policy issues are examined in detail, offering the first comprehensive treatment of policy relevance in the field, while Part IV looks to the future. Ultimately, good ecological restoration depends upon a combination of good science, policy, planning and outreach ? all issues that are addressed in this unrivalled volume.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Considering the Future Download PDF
Chapter  3:  The Principles of Restoration Ecology at Population Scales Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Landscape-Scale Restoration Ecology Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Understanding Social Processes in Planning Ecological Restorations Download PDF
Chapter  6:  The Role of History in Restoration Ecology Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Social Engagement in Ecological Restoration Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Restoration and Ecosystem Management in the Boreal Forest Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Restoration of Temperate Broadleaf Forests Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Temperate Grasslands Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Restoration of Temperate Savannas and Woodlands Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Restoring Desert Ecosystems Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Ecological Restoration in Mediterranean-Type Shrublands and Woodlands Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Alpine Habitat Conservation and Restoration in Tropical and Sub-Tropical High Mountains Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Restoration of Rivers and Streams Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Lake Restoration Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Restoration of Freshwater Wetlands Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Salt Marshes Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Oyster-Generated Marine Habitats Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Ecological Rehabilitation in Mangrove Systems Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Tropical Savanna Restoration Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Restoration Of Tropical And Subtropical Grasslands Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Tropical Forest Restoration Download PDF
Chapter  24:  The Restoration Of Coral Reefs Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Ecological Restoration In An Urban Context Download PDF
Chapter  26:  International Law and Policy on Restoration Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Governance and Restoration Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Restoration, Volunteers and the Human Community Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Building Social Capacity for Restoration Success Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Ecological Restoration Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Restoration and Market-Based Instruments Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Profit Motivations and Ecological Restoration Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Ecological Restoration and Environmental Change Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Invasive Species and Ecological Restoration Download PDF
Chapter  35:  Restoration and Resilience Download PDF
Chapter  36:  Ecological Restoration and Ecosystem Services Download PDF
Chapter  37:  The Economics of Restoration and the Restoration of Economics Download PDF
Chapter  38:  Better Together Download PDF
Chapter  39:  Fewer than 140 Characters Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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