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By John Rieger / On October 7th, 2014

Editor's note: Our Executive Editor Barbara Dean is currently attending the Society for Ecological Restoration's Northwest/Great Basin Joint Regional Conference. We hope she and the other attendees...

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By Jason Leppig / On September 27th, 2014

Kalalau Valley from Pihea Trail in the rain.

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By Biohabitats / On September 10th, 2014

Editor's note: The below is excerpted with permission from a West Virginia University commencement speech given by Keith Bowers, president of Biohabitats. The full...

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By Meghan Bartels / On August 22nd, 2014

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By Jason Leppig / On October 29th, 2013

This guest post if from Teresa Pereira, winner of our Why Restore? video contest

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By Admin / On October 9th, 2013

Congratulations Teresa Pereira and Taylor Keegan on winning the Island Press and Society for Ecological Restoration Why Restore? video contest! Thank you for taking part in our contest and for your contributions to ecological restoration. Keep up the...

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By Jason Leppig / On September 6th, 2013

To celebrate all the entries in the SER and Island Press student video contest, this week's Foreword Friday selection comes from Robert Cabin's...

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By Admin / On July 30th, 2013

Katie Valentine and Ryan Koronowski of ThinkProgress uncover what oil companies (and snow...

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By Michael Branch / On September 25th, 2012

In a 2006 article [PDF] in The American Naturalist, a small herd of perfectly respectable conservation biologists advocates a bold ecological restoration project they...

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By Joyce Maschinski / On May 7th, 2012

Variable climate patterns are predicted to be the new norm in today’s changing climate.  No longer can we rely on our normal precipitation levels or temperatures.  Models foretell increased storm frequencies and intensities as sea surface temperatures...