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Rapid Recovery of Damaged Ecosystems
Background: Recent reports on the state of the global environment provide evidence that humankind is inflicting great damage to the very ecosystems that support human livelihoods. The reports further predict that ecosystems ...
Prognosis for Ecosystem Recovery Following Rodent Eradication and Seabird Restoration in an Island Archipelago
(Ecological Society of America, 2010-07)
Invasive species are widespread and can have devastating effects on biota, especially insular biota. Invasive species eradications are increasingly employed to promote island recovery to preinvasion states. However, it ...
Seabird Islands Take Mere Decades to Recover Following Rat Eradication
(Ecological Society of America, 2010)
Islands house a majority of the world’s biodiversity and are thus critical for biodiversity conservation. Seabird nesting colonies provide nutrients that are integral to maintain island biodiversity and ecosystem function. ...