Restoration Resource Center

International Day for Biodiversity

International Day for Biodiversity

In celebration of the International Day for Biological Diversity on May 22nd, Wiley is offering a special collection of over 100 research articles from 12 journals highlighting important contributions to advancing the understanding, protection, and preservation of biodiversity. Articles come from numerous fields in the natural and social sciences. They are free to share, read and download until July 22nd.

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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. The brief was produced in partnership by the CBD’s Forest Ecosystem Restoration Initiative, SER, the PARTNERS network, and FAO.

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Featured Article

Featured Article

From the March issue of SER's peer-reviewed journal, Restoration Ecology.
Much of the practice of restoration is conducted by businesses—contractors, consultants, designers, engineers. This paper explores the business perspective in restoration based on data collected from businesses (contractors, consultants, design engineers), agencies, and nongovernmental organizations involved in a Superfund cleanup project in Montana, one of the largest river restoration efforts ever.

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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.

Learn how to submit and search for projects and resources with this video tutorial!

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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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