SER Strengthens Ties to the Ramsar Secretariat

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SER signed a Memorandum of Cooperation with the Ramsar Secretariat this month to formalize collaborations between the two groups. Click hereto learn how this partnership affects the field of restoration. read more

Ecological Restoration for Protected Areas – Comments Invited

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SER, in partnership with Parks Canada and the IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas is pleased to invite you to comment on the draft document Ecological Restoration for Protected Areas: Principles, guidelines and best practice. This consultation draft, which has been prepared by a 23-member Task Force with input from many other experts around the world, is intended to guide the eff... read more

SER Partners with the Satoyama Initiative at CBD SBSTTA15

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“Restoring Life – Challenges and Hopes in Ecosystem Restoration and Potential Role of the CBD” was co-hosted by the CBD Secretariat, the Ministry of the Environment of Japan, and the Society for Ecological Restoration (SER) on 8 November 2011. Click here to view the presentations on the restoration of rice paddies and biodiversity after the Great East Japan... read more

SER Endorses the Gulf of Mexico Regional Ecosystem Restoration Strategy

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SER supports the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force’s efforts to engage stakeholders throughout the Gulf region, incorporate science-based adaptive management and monitoring into its strategy, and formalize long-term intergovernmental partnerships. The Task Force will release the final version of its Gulf of Mexico Regional Ecosystem Restoration Strategy in December 2011. Click h... read more

SER Releases New Brochure on the Economics of Restoration at the CBD Scientific Meeting

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As the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) discuss how to best to integrate ecosystem restoration into their national action plans and accounting frameworks this week, the SER delegation co-hosts a side event with the CBD to highlight why investing in our ecological infrastructure makes economic sense. The brochure is available here. Throughout the week, SER will partic... read more

SER Releases Code of Ethics

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We are excited to introduce the SER Code of Ethics. Created to guide the conduct and work of SER members, boards and staff, the Code of Ethics includes mandates calling for accountability, fairness and high standards of conduct. read more

SER2011 Call to Action

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One thousand delegates at the Society for Ecological Restoration's 4th World Conference on Ecological Restoration submit SER2011 CALL to ACTION. read more