22. Restoration Ecology and the Path to Sustainability

  1. Jelte van Andel1 and
  2. James Aronson2
  1. James Aronson2 and
  2. Jelte van Andel1

Published Online: 15 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118223130.ch22

Restoration Ecology: The New Frontier, Second edition

Restoration Ecology: The New Frontier, Second edition

How to Cite

Aronson, J. and van Andel, J. (2012) Restoration Ecology and the Path to Sustainability, in Restoration Ecology: The New Frontier, Second edition (eds J. van Andel and J. Aronson), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118223130.ch22

Editor Information

  1. 1

    University of Groningen, Community and Conservation Ecology Group, P.O. Box 11103, 9700 CC Groningen, the Netherlands

  2. 2

    Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS-U.M.R. 5175), Centre d'Écologie Fonctionnelle et Évolutive (CEFE), 1919 route de Mende, 34293 Montpellier Cedex 5, France

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Groningen, Community and Conservation Ecology Group, P.O. Box 11103, 9700 CC Groningen, the Netherlands

  2. 2

    Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS-U.M.R. 5175), Centre d'Écologie Fonctionnelle et Évolutive (CEFE), 1919 route de Mende, 34293 Montpellier Cedex 5, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAY 2012
  2. Published Print: 13 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444336351

Online ISBN: 9781118223130

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Keywords:

  • restoration ecology, and paths to sustainability;
  • economics, politics and transdisciplinarity;
  • restoration ecology revisited, new insights;
  • present ‘novel ecosystems’ merged, limitations to truly restoring ecosystems;
  • restoration, towards a ‘sustainable and desirable future’;
  • reference systems, guides and benchmarks to restoration;
  • TEEB, costs of ecosystem degradation, and biodiversity loss;
  • ecologically informed approach to economic science, not in isolation;
  • new economic, ecological thinking, involving paradigm shift;
  • ‘ethics of science’ transdisciplinary language, or ‘sustainability science’

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Restoration Ecology Revisited

  • Sustainability Science

  • Epilogue

  • Acknowledgements