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bos2Nature, heal thyself: the lessons of restoration ecology

By Brandon Keim – Anthropocene Magazine – April 11, 2018
In the late 1980s, the practice of healing damaged landscapes was formalized as the discipline of restoration ecology. Though the science is young, enough time has passed to ask whether it’s working and what lessons we’ve learned. Can the rents in Earth’s fabric ever be repaired by our muddy hands? “Restoration is at a crossroads,” says Holly Jones, a restoration ecologist at Northern Illinios University. “We are a new science, but far enough along that we can take stock and see how well we are doing at achieving our goals.” Read full article here.

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