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Restoring natural capital [electronic resource] : science, business, and practice / edited by James Aronson, Suzanne J. Milton, and James N. Blignaut ; foreword by Peter Raven.

Contributor(s): Aronson, James, 1953- | Milton, Suzanne J. (Suzanne Jane), 1952- | Blignaut, J. N | Society for Ecological Restoration International.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Science and practice of ecological restoration: Publisher: Washington : [Tucson, Ariz.] : Island Press ; Society for Ecological Restoration International, c2007Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 384 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 9781435651807 (electronic bk.); 1435651804 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Restoration ecology | Economic policy | Natural resources -- Management | Sustainable development | Human capital | Collana CEEP. Sezione I, Politica economica | Capital humano | Recuperaci�on ecol�ogica | Recursos naturales -- Administraci�on | Desarrollo sostenible | NATURE -- Natural Resources | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Environmental Economics | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Green BusinessGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Restoring natural capital.DDC classification: 333.71/53 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Restoring natural capital : definition and rationale / James Aronson, Suzanne J. Milton and James N. Blignaut -- Restoring natural capital : a reflection on ethics / James N. Blignaut ... [et al.] -- Restoring natural capital : an ecological economics assessment / Joshua Farley and Erica J. Brown Gaddis -- Restoring natural capital : a mainstream economic perspective / Eugenio Figueroa B. -- Assessing and restoring natural capital across scales : lessons from the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment / Richard B. Norgaard, Phoebe Barnard and Patrick Lavelle -- Assessing the loss of natural capital : a biodiversity intactness index / Reinette Biggs and Robert J. Scholes -- Setting appropriate restoration targets for changed ecosystems in the semi-arid Karoo, South Africa / W. Richard J. Dean and Chris J. Roche -- Targeting sustainable options for restoring natural capital in Madagascar / Louise Holloway -- Landscape function as a target for restoring natural capital in semi-arid Australia / David Tongway and John Ludwig -- Genetic integrity as a target for natural capital restoration : weighing the costs and benefits / Cathy Waters, Andrew G. Young and Jim Crosthwaite -- Restoring and maintaining natural capital in the Pacific Northwest, USA / Andrew Carey -- Restoring natural capital reconnects people to their natural heritage : Tiritiri Matangi Island, New Zealand / John Craig and �Eva-Ter�ezia Vesely -- Restoring forage grass to support the pastoral economy of arid Patagonia / Mart�in R. Aguiar and Marcela E. Rom�an -- A community approach to restore natural capital : the Wildwood Project, Scotland / William McGhee -- An adaptive co-management approach to restoring natural capital in communal areas of South Africa / Christo Fabricius and Georgina Cundill -- Participatory use of traditional ecological knowledge for restoring natural capital in agro-ecosystems of rural India / P.S. Ramakrishnan -- Overcoming obstacles to restoring natural capital : large-scale restoration on the Sacramento River / Suzanne M. Langridge, Mark Buckley and Karen D. Holl -- An approach to quantify the economic value of restoring natural capital restoration : a case from South Africa / James N. Blignaut and Christina E. Loxton -- Capturing the economic benefits from restoring natural capital in transformed tropical forests / Kirsten Schuyt ... [et al.] -- Restoring natural forests to make medicinal bark harvesting sustainable in South Africa / Coert J. Geldenhuys -- Assessing costs, benefits and feasibility of restoring natural capital in subtropical thicket in South Africa / Anthony J. Mills ... [et al.] -- Costs and benefits of restoring natural capital following alien plant invasions in fynbos ecosystems in South Africa / Patricia M. Holmes, David M. Richardson and Christo Marais -- Return of natural, social and financial capital to the hole left by mining / J. Deon van Eeden, Roy A. Lubke and Pippa Haarhoff -- Protecting and restoring natural capital in New York City's watersheds to safeguard water / Christopher Elliman and Nathan Berry -- Making the restoration of natural capital profitable on private land : koa forestry on Hawaii Island / Liba Pejchar, Joshua H. Goldstein and Gretchen C. Daily -- Valuing natural capital and the costs and benefits of restoration / William E. Rees ... [et al.] -- A decision analysis framework for proposal evaluation of natural capital restoration / Mike D. Young ... [et al.] -- Overcoming physical and biological obstacles to restoring natural capital / Karen D. Holl, Liba Pejchar and Steve G. Whisenant -- Overcoming socio-economic obstacles to restore natural capital / Christo Marais ... [et al.] -- Overcoming obstacles at a global scale to restore natural capital / Robert J. Scholes ... [et al.] -- Managing our global footprint through restoration of natural capital at a global scale / Joshua Farley ... [et al.] -- Making restoration work : financial mechanisms / Rudolf de Groot ... [et al.] -- Making restoration work : non-monetary mechanisms / William McGhee ... [et al.] -- Mainstreaming the restoration of natural capital : a conceptual and operational framework / Richard M. Cowling, Shirley M. Pierce and Ayanda Sigwela -- Restoring toward a better future / Suzanne J. Milton, James Aronson and James N. Blignaut.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 329-363) and index.

Restoring natural capital : definition and rationale / James Aronson, Suzanne J. Milton and James N. Blignaut -- Restoring natural capital : a reflection on ethics / James N. Blignaut ... [et al.] -- Restoring natural capital : an ecological economics assessment / Joshua Farley and Erica J. Brown Gaddis -- Restoring natural capital : a mainstream economic perspective / Eugenio Figueroa B. -- Assessing and restoring natural capital across scales : lessons from the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment / Richard B. Norgaard, Phoebe Barnard and Patrick Lavelle -- Assessing the loss of natural capital : a biodiversity intactness index / Reinette Biggs and Robert J. Scholes -- Setting appropriate restoration targets for changed ecosystems in the semi-arid Karoo, South Africa / W. Richard J. Dean and Chris J. Roche -- Targeting sustainable options for restoring natural capital in Madagascar / Louise Holloway -- Landscape function as a target for restoring natural capital in semi-arid Australia / David Tongway and John Ludwig -- Genetic integrity as a target for natural capital restoration : weighing the costs and benefits / Cathy Waters, Andrew G. Young and Jim Crosthwaite -- Restoring and maintaining natural capital in the Pacific Northwest, USA / Andrew Carey -- Restoring natural capital reconnects people to their natural heritage : Tiritiri Matangi Island, New Zealand / John Craig and �Eva-Ter�ezia Vesely -- Restoring forage grass to support the pastoral economy of arid Patagonia / Mart�in R. Aguiar and Marcela E. Rom�an -- A community approach to restore natural capital : the Wildwood Project, Scotland / William McGhee -- An adaptive co-management approach to restoring natural capital in communal areas of South Africa / Christo Fabricius and Georgina Cundill -- Participatory use of traditional ecological knowledge for restoring natural capital in agro-ecosystems of rural India / P.S. Ramakrishnan -- Overcoming obstacles to restoring natural capital : large-scale restoration on the Sacramento River / Suzanne M. Langridge, Mark Buckley and Karen D. Holl -- An approach to quantify the economic value of restoring natural capital restoration : a case from South Africa / James N. Blignaut and Christina E. Loxton -- Capturing the economic benefits from restoring natural capital in transformed tropical forests / Kirsten Schuyt ... [et al.] -- Restoring natural forests to make medicinal bark harvesting sustainable in South Africa / Coert J. Geldenhuys -- Assessing costs, benefits and feasibility of restoring natural capital in subtropical thicket in South Africa / Anthony J. Mills ... [et al.] -- Costs and benefits of restoring natural capital following alien plant invasions in fynbos ecosystems in South Africa / Patricia M. Holmes, David M. Richardson and Christo Marais -- Return of natural, social and financial capital to the hole left by mining / J. Deon van Eeden, Roy A. Lubke and Pippa Haarhoff -- Protecting and restoring natural capital in New York City's watersheds to safeguard water / Christopher Elliman and Nathan Berry -- Making the restoration of natural capital profitable on private land : koa forestry on Hawaii Island / Liba Pejchar, Joshua H. Goldstein and Gretchen C. Daily -- Valuing natural capital and the costs and benefits of restoration / William E. Rees ... [et al.] -- A decision analysis framework for proposal evaluation of natural capital restoration / Mike D. Young ... [et al.] -- Overcoming physical and biological obstacles to restoring natural capital / Karen D. Holl, Liba Pejchar and Steve G. Whisenant -- Overcoming socio-economic obstacles to restore natural capital / Christo Marais ... [et al.] -- Overcoming obstacles at a global scale to restore natural capital / Robert J. Scholes ... [et al.] -- Managing our global footprint through restoration of natural capital at a global scale / Joshua Farley ... [et al.] -- Making restoration work : financial mechanisms / Rudolf de Groot ... [et al.] -- Making restoration work : non-monetary mechanisms / William McGhee ... [et al.] -- Mainstreaming the restoration of natural capital : a conceptual and operational framework / Richard M. Cowling, Shirley M. Pierce and Ayanda Sigwela -- Restoring toward a better future / Suzanne J. Milton, James Aronson and James N. Blignaut.

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