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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


Themes for submissions

Science behind restoration

  • Ecological theories and restoration/Restoration Ecology principles
  • Communicating restoration science: outreaching, extension, training
  • Ecological processes, ecosystem functioning and services
  • Landscape ecology and restoration

  • Planning (governance, priorities, goals)

  • Governance and public policies/legislation
  • International policy and global restoration commitments
  • Restoration planning, setting priorities at different scales
  • Setting restoration goals

  • Economical, social and philosophical implications

  • Economy of ecological restoration (costs, funding, profitability, jobs, livelihoods, ecosystem services)
  • Community engagement in ecological restoration: traditional knowledge, social perception
  • Restoration, socio-ecological resilience and tipping points
  • Ethics and values (philosophical aspects of restoration)
  • Art and Ecological Restoration

  • Challenges (particular issues and obstacles to face in the real world)

  • Climate change and ecological restoration
  • Restoration in the Anthropocene
  • Assisted migration
  • Wildlife and restoration / rewilding
  • Genetics in ecological restoration
  • Seeds and seedling production
  • Natural regeneration / passive restoration/ resilience
  • Restoration in the context of agroecosystems/agroforestry
  • Restoration for carbon sequestration
  • Biodiversity restoration/ inter and intraspecific functional diversity
  • Restoration and water: production and regulation
  • Soil restoration / plant, soil and water relationship
  • Rehabilitation of severely degraded sites/ reclamation/ pollution
  • Restoration of invaded ecosystems
  • Restoration in urban and rural/urban context
  • Restoration in parks and protected areas
  • Fire management in ecological restoration

  • Restoration techniques in different biomes/ecosystems

  • Restoration of Wetlands and Aquatic ecosystems
  • Restoration of Coastal ecosystems
  • Restoration of Temperate and Boreal Forests
  • Restoration of Temperate Grasslands
  • Restoration of Tropical Savannas and Grasslands
  • Restoration of Tropical Forests
  • Restoration of Drylands and Mediterranean ecosystems

  • Restoration outcomes, monitoring (evaluating success)

  • Restoration success: indicators, monitoring (sampling, GIS, LIDAR, etc) and adaptive management
  • Failures and mistakes in restoration projects and decisions

  • Other

  • Other aspects of ecological restoration
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