Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning in Restored Ecosystems: Extracting Principles for a Synthetic Perspective

Authors:
Naeem, S.

Publication Date:
2006

Abstract/Summary:
In a nutshell, the BEF perspective considers all ecosystems in the modern landscape as biogeochemical systems on or displaced from a fundamental relationship between biodiversity and ecosystem functioning. From this perspective, restoration is the activity that seeks to restore displaced ecosystems to this fundamental relationship.

STAPER categories:

    Resource Type:
    Book

    Source:
    Island Press

    Link:
    http://www1.inecol.edu.mx/repara/download/III_1_FoundationsofRestorationEcologyThe%20ScienceandPracticeof%20EcologicalRestoration.pdf#page=223