Restoration Resource Center

New Policy Brief

New Policy Brief

The potential of natural regeneration as a cost-effective, nature-based tool for restoration is often overlooked. This information brief outlines specific recommendations for policy changes to make natural regeneration an integral component of forest and landscape restoration programs, and to thereby enhance its role in achieving large-scale restoration objectives and climate mitigation targets. The brief was produced in partnership by the CBD’s Forest Ecosystem Restoration Initiative, SER, the PARTNERS network, and FAO.

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SER Int

SER Int'l Standards

SER's International Standards for the Practice of Ecological Restoration provide a framework for guiding the development and implementation of ecological restoration projects in any ecosystem, anywhere in the world. The Standards are intended to help increase the success of restoration efforts at the local, project level and meet a growing need for clear guidance about restoration principles and key concepts as global environmental and sustainability agreements increasingly focus on restoration.

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Restoration Ecology

Restoration Ecology

Restoration Ecology, the Society for Ecological Restoration's bi-monthly scientific and technical peer-reviewed journal, fosters the exchange of ideas among the many disciplines involved in the process of ecological restoration and includes original papers describing experimental, observational and theoretical studies spanning both the natural and social sciences. Addressing global concerns and communicating them to the international research and practitioner communities, the journal is at the forefront of a vital new direction in science and ecology.

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About the Restoration Resource Center

The RRC provides practitioners, researchers, educators, students, and the public with access to a wide variety of resources, publications, and project information from around the world.

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What's New?

Invasive Species Summit

On November 3, 2017, New York Botanical Garden and the Lower Hudson Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management (PRISM) co-presented Invasive Species Summit: Restoration and Long-term Management. Five experts shared their insights about best practices to manage and restore ecosystems, and led audience conversation about how to establish goals, prioritize, take action to implement projects, and overcome challenges to achieve long-term success at both small- and large-scale sites. A recording of the full program is available on the NYBG YouTube Channel.

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Projects

Brazil: Restoration of the Atlantic Forest (Mata Atlântica)

Instituto Terra is a non-profit organization founded in 1999 by Lélia Deluiz Wanick Salgado and the renowned photographer Sebastião Ribeiro Salgado. It is located at the Bulcão Farm in Aimorés, Minas Gerais, and it covers an...
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India: Mangrove Restoration in Palk Bay, Tamil Nadu

The MANGREEN project intends to be a model for the community-based ecological restoration of mangroves through the application of scientific knowledge along with socio-economic development. In September 2005, the project was...
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Australia: Returning the Botanical Richness of the Jarrah Forest in Restored Bauxite Mines in Western Australia

Alcoa World Alumina Australia operates two bauxite mines at Willowdale and Huntly in the Darling Range of southwestern Australia, 80 - 140 kilometers south of Perth. The mine pits range in size from one hectare to tens of...
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