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Complete Title: 
Principles and practice of forest landscape restoration : case studies from the drylands of Latin America
IUCN Publication



This book presents the results of an international research project, which was designed explicitly to examine application of the forest landscape restoration (FLR) approach to dryland forest ecosystems in Latin America. In order for FLR to be transferred into mainstream practice that is adopted and promoted by governments and the private sector, as well as by local communities, information is needed on how the principles of FLR can be implemented in practice, in a cost-effective manner. It is this information need that the project was designed to address. The research focused on seven dryland areas where native forests have been subjected to intense human pressure in recent decades, resulting in severe deforestation and degradation. Each of these areas is characterized by high biodiversity of international conservation importance, with many endemic, threatened species.

Gland, CH : IUCN, 2011
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xxvi, 383p. : ill., maps
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Record created: 2013/09/13
Record updated: 2021/04/30