New Zealand's restoration ecology

Towns, David; Atkinson, Ian
April 1991
New Scientist;4/20/91, Vol. 130 Issue 1765, p36
Reports on the restoration ecology program in New Zealand. Biological oddities in New Zealand; Factors attributed to the collapse of New Zealand's indigenous communities of plants and animals; Eradication of pests from islands; Focus on cost-efficient strategy of restoring whole communities; Elements of restoration; Several reasons that make the islands of New Zealand amenable to restoration; Integration of restoration with management in the Mercury Islands.


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