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E-book of the month

Each month, Island Press discounts one of its e-books wherever e-books are sold. Bookmark this page and check back each month for the latest e-book deal. Now available:

Foundations of Restoration Ecology

By Margaret A. Palmer, Joy B. Zedler, and Donald A. Falk

ISBN: 9781610916981

Foundations of Restoration Ecology

The practice of ecological restoration provides governments, organizations, and landowners a means to halt degradation and restore function to stressed ecosystems. Foundational theory is a critical component of the underlying science, providing valuable insights into restoring ecological systems and understanding why some efforts can fail.

Foundations of Restoration Ecology, Second Edition, has been dramatically updated to reflect new research in restoration ecology, including new sections on specific ecosystem processes, including hydrology, nutrient dynamics, and carbon.  Case studies describe real-life restoration scenarios in North and South America, Europe, and Australia. Lists at the end of each chapter summarize new theory and practical applications.

Written by acclaimed researchers in the field, this book provides practitioners as well as graduate and undergraduate students with a solid grounding in the newest advances in ecological science and theory.






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