Restoration Resource Center

25th Anniversary of Restoration Ecology

25th Anniversary of Restoration Ecology

We’ve put together a collection of Restoration Ecology’s greatest hits for the journal's Jubilee year. Featured articles run the gamut from discussions of restoration ecology’s role on the international stage to papers about how to actually perform the technical aspects of restoration. The collection shows just how far the science has come since the journal first started in 1993.

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Seed Dispersal and Soil Seed Banks

Seed Dispersal and Soil Seed Banks

In June 2018, we published a special issue of Restoration Ecology - Seed Dispersal and Soil Seed Banks: Promising Sources for Ecological Restoration - with guest editors Péter Török, Aveliina Helm, Kathryn Kiehl, Elise Buisson, and Orsolya Valkó. The special issue has 15 papers from 10 countries, including technical articles and reviews.

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Policy Brief - Natural Regeneration

Policy Brief - Natural Regeneration

Natural regeneration is often overlooked as a cost-effective, nature-based tool for restoration. This information brief outlines recommendations to make natural regeneration an integral component of forest and landscape restoration programs and to enhance its role in achieving large-scale restoration objectives and climate mitigation targets.

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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?

IPBES Global Assessment of Land Degradation and Restoration

IPBES (the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services) released the findings of their Thematic Assessment of Land Degradation and Restoration during their 6th Plenary Session in Medellin, Colombia in March 2018. The report took three years to complete and is the world’s first comprehensive, evidence-based assessment of land degradation and restoration, containing contributions from more than 100 leading experts in 45 countries.

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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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