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Ecosystem management

Definition:

An approach to natural resource management which aims to sustain ecosystems to meet both ecological and human needs in the future.

Source: GreenFacts

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An approach to maintaining or restoring the composition, structure, function, and delivery of services of natural and modified ecosystems for the goal of achieving sustainability.

It is based on an adaptive, collaboratively developed vision of desired future conditions that integrates ecological, socioeconomic, and institutional perspectives, applied within a geographic framework, and defined primarily by natural ecological boundaries.

Source: MA  Glossary

Related words:

Ecosystem scale - Ecosystem services - Ecosystem(s)

Translation(s):

Español: Gestión de los ecosistemas
Français: Gestion des écosystèmes
Nederlands: Ecosysteembeheer

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