Human Dimensions Of Ecological Restoration

Author: Dave Egan
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 1610910397
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Six categories of social activities are examined: collaboration between land manager and stakeholdersecological economicsvolunteerism and community-based restorationenvironmental educationecocultural and artistic practicespolicy and ...

Social Ecological Restoration In Paddy Dominated Landscapes

Author: Nisikawa Usio
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 4431553304
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Therefore, multiple ecological and sociological aspects must be considered in the ecological restoration of paddy fields. This book aims to do so by incorporating various disciplines of natural and social sciences.

Human Dimensions Of Wildlife Management

Author: Daniel J. Decker
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421407418
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spectrum of issues facing wildlife managers around the world is seemingly
endless; however, these issues can be classified into topic areas to make it more
apparent how human dimensions ... levels (from community capacity to individual
stakeholder reactions) and often includes some stakeholders who are cru— cial
to restoration, such as private landowners (who may own the habitat required for

Science Based Restoration Monitoring Of Coastal Habitats Tools For Monitoring Coastal Habitats

Author: Gordon W. Thayer
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It is also suggested that an adaptive management approach be incorporated so
that goals and objectives can be re-assessed, and modified as needed, at
various stages throughout the project's life. Coastal habitat restoration is driven
by desired outcomes (i.e., goals) that can be ecological, social, or economic in
nature. Some projects will be more oriented towards ecological/habitat related
goals and others more oriented towards human dimensions goals. Furthermore,
an individual ...

Wild Restoration

Author: Frederica Susan Bowcutt
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from Sinkyone Wilderness State Park Mendocino County, California Frederica
Bowcutt Abstract. -- Findings are presented from a study on the sentiments of four
different social groups regarding goals and methods of ecological restoration
projects proposed or in progress at Sinkyone Wilderness State Park in the
northwestern corner of Mendocino County, California. Results are based
primarily on structured ...

Handbook Of Ecological Restoration Volume 1 Principles Of Restoration

Author: Martin R. Perrow
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521049832
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Ecological restoration is necessary because the relationship between human
society and natural systems is not as mutualistic as it should be. Although natural
systems constitute the ... Volume 1 provides a sound overview of the ecological
principles in each of the major dimensions over a broad range, including genetic
variation, island biogeography, corridors between habitat 'islands', colonisation
dynamics and effects of anthropogenic stresses. Almost all restoration projects
involve ...

A Guidebook For Integrated Ecological Assessments

Author: Mark E. Jensen
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1441986200
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Ecological assessment is a process tool that supports a wide range of
environmental management activities, from ecosystem-based management to
impact assessment to ecological restoration. All these activities rely on an ... This
chapter focuses on the integration of basic information about the human,
biological, and physical dimensions (or domains) of ecosystems at all scales to
support the goals of assessment, planning, and management decision making.
Emphasis is placed on ...

The Emergence Of Ecological Restoration Through Perceptual Reframing

Author: Richard Currie Smith
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PREFACE In this dissertation I apply a qualitative social science approach to
ecological restoration. Unlike most studies that use a quantitative natural science
approach that emphasizes the biophysical aspect of restoration, I focus on the
Sociocultural component of the issue. By taking this approach I attempt to provide
insights into the process of ecological restoration that go beyond filling “the social
data gap” or merely adding the “human dimension” to what is otherwise
considered a ...

Philosophies Of Nature The Human Dimension

Author: Robert S. Cohen
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9401726140
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Return to nature, however personally restorative and commendable, is not a
solution for our environmental problems. Undeniably, the contribution of romantic
ecology is crucial in making humans aware that the devastation that seemed the
matter-of-fact price of progress was neither matter of fact nor a sign of progress,
that being human is not about being a Herrenvolk, dominating and exploiting
nature unhindered by any Sklavenmoral. It helps restore a sensitivity to the
autonomous ...