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Conservation Biology - 8. Restorative Ecology

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Department
Biology
Course
BIOL 3130
Professor
Andrew Mac Dougall
Semester
Winter

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Conservation Biology Lecture Notes8 Restoration Ecology89 of the earths surface affected to some degreeSome systems worse than others With habitat loss 90 little left to protect it is very difficult to return exploited land to what it once wasThere is a lack of reference conditions meaning we do not know how the areas functioned or appeared originallyMitigationReclamation Mitigate to make less harsh or hostile Environmental mitigation part of an environmental crediting system involving allocating debits and credits Debitswhere a natural resource are destroyed or severely impairedCreditswhere a natural resource has been deemed to be improved or preserved Controversies about MitigationoOften low success rate oIf successful
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