Biodiversity guidelines for forest landscape restoration opportunities assessments
This document acknowledges that there has been a novel global push for landscape restoration but stresses that these practices must support the biodiversity of the ecosystesm being restored. As a companion of the ROAM methodology, the authors provide guidelines to support knowledge and practices concerning the interaction between biodiversity conservation and forest landscape restoration.
Goals & Methods
The main objective of the document is to assist in aligning forest restoration and biodiversity conservation, which often have similar goals, through providing common vocabularies and practices. The document is divided two section. Section one outlines the context and princilples of forest landscape restoration and their connection to biodiversity conservation while section two provide methods of integrating the two fields.
Conclusion & Takeaways
The overall takeaway of the document is that the inclusion of both scientific and traditional biodiversity knowledge in restoration practices will greatly enhance their effectiveness and will result in significant returns in the diversity of life and culture throughout the world.
Biodiversity guidelines for forest landscape restoration opportunities assessments. IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature; 2018. doi:10.2305/iucn.ch.2018.10.en..
- Global Forest and Climate Change Programme