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Restoring degraded landscapes with native species in Latin America

Florencia Montagnini

Restoring degraded landscapes with native species in Latin America

by Florencia Montagnini

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Published by Nova Science in Hauppauge, N.Y .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementeditors, Florencia Montagnini and Christopher Finney
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSD409 .R49 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24494889M
ISBN 109781611221312
LC Control Number2010036444
OCLC/WorldCa663822334

negatively influence wild native plants, or be influenced by nearby weedy. invasive species. 6) Consider your budget. The cost of using native plants for landscaping is often lower than the cost of using non-native plants when factored over a period of time. While some native plants cost more than non-native plants, the long-termFile Size: 1MB.   In Latin America and the Caribbean, the 20×20 Initiative has targeted 20 million hectares by Meanwhile, 21 African nations have signed up to the African Forest Landscape Restoration Initiative (AFR) and so far committed million hectares – an area nearly the size of Madagascar – to be restored, aiming for a total of

The pond is bordered by a variety of plants from a number of native plant communities. I selected an array of wetland plants for the moist areas, and then a mix of prairie, meadow and forest plants for the surrounding garden, which includes a full spectrum of sun conditions. In total, over 55 species of plants native to southern Ontario were. (Photo by Frederico Pereira/Flickr) The Global Restoration Initiative works with governments and international partners to inspire, enable and implement restoration on degraded landscapes, returning them to economic and environmental productivity.. Alongside IUCN and other partners, World Resources Institute (WRI) has identified more than two billion hectares of cleared and degraded forest and.

Dr. Aster Gebrekirstos is a scientist at the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), where she leads the Dendrochronology is also a principle investigator, representing ICRAF, at the USAID-funded A frica RISING project and is involved in several other projects in Africa and Asia. She has over twenty years of experience in research, tertiary level teaching and consulting.   Nevertheless, these are promising results. They suggest an approach to one of the world's most pressing environmental problems. In recent years, more than 40 percent ( million hectares) of forests in Latin America and the Caribbean, containing some of the most ecologically valuable ecosystems in the world, have been deforested or degraded.


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In Restoring Degraded Landscapes with Native Species in Latin America, co-editors Florencia Montagnini, professor in the practice of tropical forestry, and Christopher Finney argue that sustainable forestry, including plantations of native tree species, mixed-species plantations, agroforestry and enrichment plantings, can provide a wide range of ecosystem services, such as erosion control, reduction of invasive species.

Climate-smart agriculture: enhancing resilient agricultural systems, landscapes, and livelihoods in Ethiopia and beyond. Nairobi, Kenya: World Agroforestry (ICRAF). pp Download PDF. Restoring forests and landscapes Large areas worldwide have been deforested or degraded which impacts soil fertility, biodiversity and carbon stocks.

This puts restoration of degraded land high on the international agenda. Our website provides more insight into forest and landscape restoration initiatives in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Forest Landscape Restoration in the Drylands of Latin America Adrian C. Newton 1, Rafael F. del Castillo 2, Cristian Echeverría 3, Davide Geneletti 4,5, Mario González-Espinosa 6, Lucio R.

Malizia 7,8, Andrea C. Premoli 9, José M. Rey Bena Cecilia Smith-Ramírez 11 and Guadalupe Williams-Linera 12Cited by:   Latin America - Latin America has committed to restoring million hectares of forest landscapes by under the Bonn Challenge — but how ready are the legal frameworks in the region to advance this goal, and how effectively are they being implemented?.

To shed light on the state of governance of Forest Landscape Restoration (FLR) in Latin America, scientists at the Center for. Restoring and protecting land requires involving many different stakeholders to co-design solutions that are socially, economically and environmentally sustainable.

He is also the co-leader of the Restoring Degraded Landscapes Research Theme for WLE. Land Restoration in Latin America and the Caribbean: An Overview of Recent, Ongoing and. global Landscapes forum, Accra Restoring Africa’s Landscapes: Catalyzing Action from Above and Below 2 global Landscapes forum Landscape restoration has been defined as “a planned process that aims to regain ecological integrity and enhance human well-being in deforested or degraded landscapes”.

For instance, forest landscape. By Lars Laestadius, Katie Reytar, Stewart Maginnis and Carole Saint-Laurent. A global movement to restore deforested and degraded forest landscapes is emerging.

The global Bonn Challenge, launched incalls for the restoration of million hectares by Genre/Form: Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Restoring degraded landscapes with native species in Latin America.

Hauppauge, N.Y.: Nova. multiple values: restoring degraded and fragmented landscapes; creating conditions in soils and the understory favorable to biodiversity; and providing critical ecosystem services, such as watershed protection and carbon secuestration.

Plantations (both native and exotic) can even. Forest Landscape Restoration, FLR, is one of the newer initiatives to be put forward to help solve the problem. While its better known cousin REDD+ aims to reduce emissions from deforestation and degradation, the goal of FLR is to restore ecological integrity to deforested and degraded landscapes.

The use of non-native species to restore specific services can diminish native species and instigate damaging The cost effectiveness of three forest restoration approaches in two Latin American dryland landscapes by companies restoring ecosystems degraded by their activities, or through biobanking and biodiversity Cited by: My NEW book.

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Restoring The Landscape With Native Plants |. Simple theme. Landscape degradation is a manifestation of the decline of both the quantity of plants and animals and species diversity. Although complicated to fully explain, where and how land and water become degraded is often easy to recognize.

Many people even have an inherent feeling for when an area is degraded, especially as time passes. The world urgently needs to restore its degraded forests and landscapes in order to preserve a productive and healthy environment in which humans can flourish.

Over 3 billion of the world’s billion people are affected by land degradation. Restoring Degraded Landscapes with Native Species in Latin America. Edited by Florencia Montagnini and Christopher Finney, Nova Science Publishers, Inc. Agroforestry as a Tool for Landscape Restoration. Edited by Florencia Montagnini, Wendy Francesconi and Esteban Rossi, Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

Global Environmental Forest Policies. Agroecology and Ecological Restoration: Sustainable Agricultural Landscapes with Resilience Module 1: El Hatico Natural Reserve, El Cerrito, Cauca Valley, Colombia playing a repertoire of Latin American music genres, as well as their efforts to communicate the importance of the use of native plant species to restore degraded land prone to.

The Restoration Initiative (TRI) is a programme to help countries restore degraded landscapes at scale. With US$54 million in grant support, it is the largest-to-date Global Environment Facility-supported programme to restore degraded lands.

Beyond Deforestation: Restoring Forests and Ecosystem Services on Degraded Lands Article (PDF Available) in Science () July with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'. Initiative 20×20 is a country-led effort to bring 20 million hectares of land in Latin America and the Caribbean into restoration by The initiative—launched formally at the 20th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP20) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Lima—will support the Bonn Challenge, a global commitment to restore million.RESTORING RAINFORESTS: INCREASING PRODUCTIVITY AND REHABILITATING DEGRADED HABITATS.

In reducing the loss of tropical rainforests, we must not only be concerned with the transformation of existing natural ecosystems, but also with the more rational utilization of already cleared and degraded areas.The country has one of the highest rates of deforestation in Latin America. Forest loss increased f ha/year in – toha/year in – Net deforestation for this last period was estimated at ab ha with a net annual loss rate of % forest by: 2.