How to organize a large-scale ecological restoration program? The framework developed by the Atlantic Forest Restoration Pact in Brazil

Brancalion, P.H.S., R.A.G. Viani, M. Calmon, H. Carrascosa and R.R. Rodrigues

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Large-scale ecological restoration programs across the world have begun to extensively transform degraded lands into young native ecosystems. However, more projects like these will be necessary in the coming years to fulfill the goal of restoring 150 million ha established by United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity. Here, we present and discuss the steps required for and the lessons learned from the organization of a large-scale ecological restoration program in Brazil, the Atlantic Forest Restoration Pact.

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Peer-reviewed Article

Journal of Sustainable Forestry