Earth's astonishing diversity of life - in coral reefs, Arctic tundra, tropical rainforests, deep-sea hot springs, and many others - is amazing for its beauty and for the ecosystem services it provides. This book discusses how ecosystems must be set aside, habitats restored, and global warming thwarted.Any conservationist will say that it is easier to preserve an ecosystem before it has been damaged or destroyed. ... Rebuilding ecosystems is the domain of restoration ecology, in which biologists assist the recovery of an ecosystem that hasanbsp;...
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