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VII World Conference on Ecological Restoration
V Congreso Iberoamericano y del Caribe de Restauración Ecológica
I Conferência Brasileira de Restauração Ecológica

Foz do Iguassu, Brazil | August 27 - September 1, 2017

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SER - The Society for Ecological Restoration

The Society for Ecological Restoration is an international NGO representing a diverse global network of restoration professionals, including researchers, practitioners, decision-makers, and community leaders. Founded in 1987, SER’s mission is to “promote ecological restoration as a means of sustaining the diversity of life on Earth and re-establishing an ecologically healthy relationship between nature and culture”. With members in more than 70 countries and 14 regional chapters worldwide, SER works to advance the science and practice of restoration for the benefit of biodiversity, ecosystems, and humans by developing and disseminating practical guidance; influencing environmental policy at the international, regional and national levels; and facilitating the exchange of restoration science and knowledge. The Society publishes a peer-reviewed journal and book series and hosts regional and international conferences and workshops.

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SOBRE - Sociedade Brasileira de Restauração Ecológica

The Brazilian Society for Ecological Restoration is an outgrowth of the Brazilian Ecological Restoration Network (REBRE), which was formed in 2010 to promote brainstorming, technical and scientific collaboration, and knowledge exchange among the many actors and interests involved in ecological restoration efforts in Brazil. SOBRE works to disseminate scientific knowledge and best practices and to guide and inform local, regional and national decision-making processes, public policies and legislation related to restoration. SOBRE members come from universities, research institutes, consultancy companies, NGOs and private industry, and represent Brazil’s wide range of regions, biomes, ecosystems and restoration stakeholders.

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SIACRE - Sociedad Ibero-Americana y del Caribe de Restauración Ecológica

The Ibero-American & Caribbean Society for Ecological Restoration got its start in 2007 as the Ibero-American & Caribbean Ecological Restoration Network (RIACRE). Comprised of members and subsidiary networks from across Latin America and the Iberian Peninsula, SIACRE is dedicated to advancing scientific research and technical capacity for the restoration and conservation of the region’s natural resources. Through the collective expertise of its members, SIACRE works to develop and promote effective strategies for restoration under the unique environmental, political, economic, and cultural contexts in which practitioners from the region work, and to leverage these lessons and experiences to help advance the field of restoration globally.

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7th World Conference on Ecological Restoration
V Congreso Ibero-Americano y del Caribe de Restauración Ecológica
I Conferência Brasileira de Restauração Ecológica