Chapter 41. Biodiversity and New Forests: Interacting Processes, Prospects and Pitfalls of Rainforest Restoration

  1. Nigel E. Stork Chair Head Associate Dean CEO Director Member4 and
  2. Stephen M. Turton Executive Director Associate Professor Director Councillor5
  1. Carla P. Catterall1,†,
  2. John Kanowski2,‡ and
  3. Grant W. Wardell-Johnson1,3,§

Published Online: 2 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300321.ch41

Living in a Dynamic Tropical Forest Landscape

Living in a Dynamic Tropical Forest Landscape

How to Cite

Catterall, C. P., Kanowski, J. and Wardell-Johnson, G. W. (2008) Biodiversity and New Forests: Interacting Processes, Prospects and Pitfalls of Rainforest Restoration, in Living in a Dynamic Tropical Forest Landscape (eds N. E. Stork and S. M. Turton), Blackwell Publishing, Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300321.ch41

Editor Information

  1. 4

    School of Resource Management and Geography, Faculty of Land and Food Resources, University of Melborne, Burnley Campus, Richmond, Victoria, Australia

  2. 5

    Australian Tropical Forest Institute, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, James Cook University, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Author Information

  1. 1

    Griffith School of Environment, Griffith University, Nathan, Queensland, Australia

  2. 2

    Centre for Innovative Conservation Strategies, School of Environment, Griffith University, Nathan, Queensland, Australia

  3. 3

    Natural and Rural Systems Management, University of Queensland, Gatton, Queensland, Australia

  1. The authors were participants of Cooperative Research Centre for Tropical Ecology and Management

  2. The authors were participants of Cooperative Research Centre for Tropical Ecology and Management

  3. §

    The authors were participants of Cooperative Research Centre for Tropical Ecology and Management

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 23 APR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405156431

Online ISBN: 9781444300321

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Keywords:

  • biodiversity and new forests;
  • pathways to rainforest biodiversity;
  • developmental factors at site scale;
  • bird species' responses to reforestation in the Wet Tropics;
  • rainforest-dependent endemics;
  • biodiversity a driver of the reforestation process?;
  • managing new forests of the future

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The challenge of reforestation and biodiversity

  • What drives the biodiversity benefits from reforestation?

  • How is biodiversity a driver of the reforestation process?

  • Managing new forests of the future

  • Summary

  • Acknowledgements

  • References