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Ecological restoration in the Convention on Biological Diversity targets
Umeå University, Faculty of Science and Technology, Department of Ecology and Environmental Sciences.
2013 (English)In: Biodiversity and Conservation, ISSN 0960-3115, E-ISSN 1572-9710, Vol. 22, no 12, 2977-2982 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Ecological restoration has been incorporated into several Multilateral Environmental Agreements, including the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). Target 15 of the Aichi Targets for 2020 sets a numerical goal of restoration of 15 percent of degraded ecosystems; however, the CBD has not established a clear statement defining restoration within this context. Without such a definition, the CBD will be unable to measure progress against the goal. The adopted definition of ecological restoration would have to allow for measurement against the numerical target, or the target should be modified to match the chosen definition.

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Springer Netherlands, 2013. Vol. 22, no 12, 2977-2982 p.
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Biodiversity, Ecological restoration, Goal-setting, Policy
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Environmental Sciences
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URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-83082DOI: 10.1007/s10531-013-0550-0ISI: 000325824800016OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-83082DiVA: diva2:665046
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Swedish Research Council Formas
Available from: 2013-11-18 Created: 2013-11-18 Last updated: 2017-12-06Bibliographically approved

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