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- Zahawi, Rakan A., et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 2017 v.102 no.2 pp. 258-265
- biodiversity; case studies; decision making; ecosystem services; ecosystems; forest restoration; governance; land use; longevity; probability; remote sensing; stakeholders; surveys; tropical forests
- ... Why do some restored ecosystems persist for centuries while others are quickly converted to alternative land uses or land covers? We propose that restored ecosystems have a temporal dimension that is variable, often finite, and likely predictable to some extent based on attributes of stakeholders, environment, and governance. The longevity of a restored ecosystem carries strong implications for it ...