Ecological Restoration – a Means of Conserving Biodiversity and Sustaining Livelihoods

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A call to action by the ecological restoration joint working group of SER International and the IUCN Commission on Ecosystem Management  George D. Gann & David Lamb, editors PDF Version in English Versión PDF en Español Introduction Many of the world’s ecosystems have undergone significant degradation with negative impacts on biological diversity and ... read more

Ecological Restoration and Rare Species Management in Response to Climate Change

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Restoration Ecology Journal

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Restoration Ecology is the Society’s bi-monthly scientific and technical peer-reviewed journal published by Wiley Periodicals, Inc. The journal publishes on all aspects of ecological restoration, defined as “assisting the recovery of an ecosystem that has been degraded, damaged, or destroyed” (SER Science and Policy Working Group, 2002). Restoration Ecology fosters the ... read more

Ecological Restoration Journal

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Ecological Restoration is published four times a year by the University of Wisconsin Press. The journal is made available to SER members at a discount by a special arrangement with the University. Ecological Restoration provides a forum for people interested in all areas of ecological restoration. It features articles on a broad range of topics including the technical, biological and social a... read more

Ecological Management & Restoration

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Ecological Management and Restoration is a peer reviewed journal published three times a year by Wiley Blackwell on behalf of the Ecological Society of Australia. The journal aims to bridge the gap between the ecologist's perspective and field manager's experience. Publishing peer-reviewed articles, technical reports, news items, reviews and letters on the science and practice of ecosystem res... read more

SER International Collaboration

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SER-IUCN:  Partnership for Ecological Restoration Worldwide In March 2003, a team from SER International traveled to Taman Negara, Malaysia, to meet with members of the World Conservation Union's (IUCN) Commission on Ecosystem Management (CEM).  The purpose of this meeting was to determine how our two organizations can work together to benefit restoration efforts ... read more

SER Guidelines for Ecological Restoration

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Society for Ecological Restoration International: Guidelines for Developing and Managing Ecological Restoration Projects    Society for Ecological Restoration International Andre Clewell¹, John Rieger², and John Munro³ (2nd Edition, December 2005) copyright 2005   The SER Guidelines are available in English, Portuguese, and Italian.   Co... read more

Adoption of SER Primer's Definition of ER

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The following NGOs, academic institutions, and government agencies have adopted the SER Primer's definition of ecological restoration: Ecological restoration is the process of assisting the recovery of an ecosystem that has been degraded, damaged, or destroyed. Auckland Regional Council Bank of Natural Capital (Part of the TEEB Study) British... read more

An Introduction to Restoration Genetics

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NEW SER Book: Tidal Marsh Restoration- A Synthesis of Science and Practice

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Tidal Marsh Restoration by Charles T. Roman and David M. Burdick is the latest title in the SER-Island Press book series The Science and Practice of Ecological Restoration. The book provides the scientific foundation and practical guidance necessary for coastal zone stewards to initiate salt marsh tidal restoration programs. Compiling a synthesizes and interpretation of the current state of kno... read more