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Restoration, Reciprocity, and Repair:: Revising the Ecological Imagination

A. Whitney Sanford

in Growing Stories from India: Religion and the Fate of Agriculture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813134123
eISBN:
9780813135915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134123.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter describes different discourses of agricultural systems to help us think through different modalities for human relations with the biotic community, including restoration agriculture and ... More


Estimates of Historical Ecosystem Service Provision Can Guide Restoration Efforts

Philine S.E. Zu Ermgassen, Mark D. Spalding, and Robert D. Brumbaugh

in Marine Historical Ecology in Conservation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780520276949
eISBN:
9780520959606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276949.003.0009
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

Restoration is undertaken not only to reverse habitat losses but also to recover the many valuable ecosystem services associated with coastal habitats. While ecosystem services are increasingly being ... More


Grass: In Search of Human Habitat

Joe Truett

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520258396
eISBN:
9780520944527
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520258396.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Part autobiography, part philosophical rumination, this conservation odyssey explores the deep affinities between humans and our original habitat: grasslands. The book traces the evolutionary, ... More


The Death of Restoration?

Andrew Light

in Ethical Adaptation to Climate Change: Human Virtues of the Future

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017534
eISBN:
9780262301541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017534.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter focuses on the relationship between restoration ecology and climate change. It addresses whether climate change implies the death of restoration, and discusses how the current and future ... More


Ecological Restoration: From Functional Descriptions to Normative Prescriptions

Andrew Light

in Functions in Biological and Artificial Worlds: Comparative Philosophical Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262113212
eISBN:
9780262255271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262113212.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

This chapter addresses restoration ecology. It proposes a definition of restoration ecology that is intended to avoid confounding the natural-artificial distinction with normative issues. It assumes ... More


Incorporating Historical Perspectives into Systematic Marine Conservation Planning

Natalie C. Ban, John N. Kittinger, John M. Pandolfi, Robert L. Pressey, Ruth H. Thurstan, Matt J. Lybolt, and Simon Hart

in Marine Historical Ecology in Conservation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780520276949
eISBN:
9780520959606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276949.003.0010
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

Historical perspectives are relevant to marine conservation, yet rarely integrated into planning efforts. Marine conservation planning is concerned with measures that should be taken in the future. ... More


Steward's Fork: A Sustainable Future for the Klamath Mountains

James Agee

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251250
eISBN:
9780520933798
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251250.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This book explores northwest California's magnificent Klamath Mountains—a region which boasts a remarkable biodiversity, a terrain so rugged that significant landscape features are still being ... More


What next? Rewilding as a radical future for the British countryside

Christopher J. Sandom and David W. Macdonald

in Wildlife Conservation on Farmland Volume 1: Managing for nature on lowland farms

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198745488
eISBN:
9780191807558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745488.003.0016
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

Rewilding is an optimistic environmental agenda to reverse the loss of biodiversity and reconnect society with nature. This chapter explores Britain’s ecological history, back to the Last ... More


California's Fading Wildflowers: Lost Legacy and Biological Invasions

Richard Minnich

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520253537
eISBN:
9780520934337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520253537.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

Early Spanish explorers in the late eighteenth century found springtime California covered with spectacular carpets of wildflowers from San Francisco to San Diego. Yet today, invading plant species ... More


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