Land Ecology Essay II: Thresholds, novel ecosystems, and the sanctity of history

TitleLand Ecology Essay II: Thresholds, novel ecosystems, and the sanctity of history
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2015
AuthorsBestelmeyer B
JournalRangelands
Volume37
Start Page244
Pagination244-246
Date Published12/2015
Accession NumberJRN54567
ARIS Log Number329174
Abstract

How is an ecosystem supposed to be? The answers determine how millions of dollars are spent and how ecosystems are transformed (or ignored), with effects lasting centuries. Conflict over this question used to be between industry and environmentalists. Now ecologists are doing battle with one another too.

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DOI10.1016/j.rala.2015.10.009