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Maximizing ecosystem services from conservation biological control: The role of habitat management

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2008

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Fiedler, A.K., Landis, D.A., and Wratten, S.D., 2008, Maximizing ecosystem services from conservation biological control: The role of habitat management: Biological Control, v. 45, iss. 2, p. 254-271.

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Our demands on natural systems outweigh the capacity of those systems to support us. This paper calls for an approach to development that consistently delivers ‘net benefit’ for biodiversity or ‘ecological enhancement’. Examples of enhancement are presented through four case studies in India undertaken between 2005 and 2010. Actions focus on improving the overall ecological structure, composition and functions of sites; strengthening ecological networks by creating new habitats and buffer areas; and improving the services provided by the ecosystems, without jeopardizing biodiversity. While recognizing the importance of quantitative metrics of impacts and mitigation measures to determine outcomes, such measures were not available in [...]

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ISSN WECC 10499644

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journalBiological Control
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