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By David Pullar, David Lamb (auth.), John Stanturf, Palle Madsen, David Lamb (eds.)

While recovery ecology has ordinarily aimed to re-create a few putative extra ‘natural’ ecological country, woodland panorama recovery (FLR) has emerged over the past decade as an process aimed extra at restoring normal features, whereas targeting assembly human needs.

With a view to exploring the sensible strength of this strategy, this publication attracts jointly a staff of specialists from the ordinary and social sciences to debate its good fortune to date in addressing serious matters corresponding to biodiversity, ecological functionality, and human livelihoods. making use of rules of panorama ecology, recovery ecology, making plans concept and clash administration, the e-book provides a chain of case stories which record the process, and discusses how the procedure can assist with precedence environment for the future.

The ebook will offer a important connection with graduate scholars and researchers attracted to ecological recovery, wooded area ecology and administration, in addition to to execs in environmental recovery, average source administration, conservation, and environmental policy.

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2003; Vergeer et al. 2006), wet heaths (Jansen et al. 1996; Dorland et al. 2005a), dry dune grasslands (Kooijman and Smit 2001), brook valley meadows (Grootjans et al. 2002a), coastal dune slacks (Grootjans et al. 2002b), forests (Boxman and Roelofs 2006), inland drift sands (Riksen et al. 2006), wet meadows (Klimkowska et al. 2007) and calcareous grasslands (Smits et al. 2008). Over time awareness grew that larger scale approaches were needed for better and more durable restoration success. In the first place, this awareness emerged from the increasing insight that water quality is as important for successful ecological restoration as water quantity.

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These projects are primarily aimed at biodiversity conservation (Opdam et al. 2003). However, especially in the “Veluwe 2010” program also economic arguments have played an important role. Every year, almost 30 million tourists visit the area and spend approximately one billion euros. Therefore, the “Veluwe 2010” restoration program has the additional aim of protecting the 20,000 jobs related to tourism by calling a halt to the degradation of the landscape. The potentially negative effects of tourism itself are addressed by regulating tourist entrance to the area (Beunen et al.

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