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Stretch goals and backcasting: approaches for overcoming barriers to large-scale ecological restoration

Manning, Adrian; Fischer, Joern; Lindenmayer, David B


The destruction and transformation of ecosystems by humans threatens biodiversity, ecosystem function, and vital ecosystem services. Ecological repair of ecosystems will be a major challenge over the next century and beyond. Restoration efforts to date have frequently been ad hoc, and site or situation specific. Although such small-scale efforts are vitally important, without large-scale visions and coordination, it is unlikely that large functioning ecosystems will ever be constructed by...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: Restoration Ecology
DOI: 10.1111/j.1526-100X.2006.00159.x


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