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A critical analysis of the Native Vegetation Protection Law of Brazil (2012): updates and ongoing initiatives

Pedro H.S. Brancaliona, Letícia C. Garcia, Rafael Loyola, Ricardo R. Rodrigues, Valério D. Pillar, Thomas M. Lewinsohn

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ncon.2016.03.003

Associac¸ão Brasileira de Ciência Ecológica e Conservac¸ão.

Published by Elsevier Editora Ltda.

Biomass resilience of Neotropical secondary forests

Lourens Poorter, Frans Bongers, et al

doi:10.1038/nature16512

Establishment of tree seedlings in the understory of restoration plantations: natural regeneration and enrichment plantings

Maria Isabel F. Bertacchi, Nino T. Amazonas, Pedro H. S. Brancalion, Gilvano E. Brondani, Anderson C. S. de Oliveira, Marcelino A. R. de Pascoa, Ricardo R. Rodrigues

Restoration Ecology Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 100–108

Natural regeneration and biodiversity: a global meta-analysis and implications for spatial planning

Agnieszka E. Latawiec, Renato Crouzeilles, Pedro H.S. Brancalion, Ricardo R. Rodrigues, Jerónimo B. Sansevero, Juliana Silveira dos Santos, Morena Mills, André Gustavo Nave and Bernardo B. Strassburg

BIOTROPICA 48(6): 844–855 2016

Ecological outcomes and livelihood benefits of community-managed agroforests and second growth forests in Southeast Brazil

Saulo E. X. Franco de Souza, Edson Vidal, Germano de Freitas Chagas, Amelia T. Elgar and Pedro H. S. Brancalion

BIOTROPICA 48(6): 868–881 2016

Governance innovations from a multi-stakeholder coalition to implement large-scale Forest Restoration in Brazil

Pedro H.S. Brancalion, Severino Ribeiro Pinto, Ludmila Pugliese, Aurélio Padovezi, Ricardo Ribeiro Rodrigues, Miguel Calmon, Helena Carrascosa, Pedro Castro, Beto Mesquita

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wdp.2016.11.003

2452-2929/ 2016 Published by Elsevier Ltd.

Functional composition trajectory: a resolution to the debate between Suganuma, Durigan, and Reid

Pedro H.S. Brancalion, Karen D. Holl

Restoration Ecology Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 1–3

When is a forest a forest? Forest concepts and definitions in the era of forest and landscape restoration

Robin L. Chazdon, Pedro H. S. Brancalion, Lars Laestadius, Aoife Bennett-Curry, Kathleen Buckingham, Chetan Kumar, Julian Moll-Rocek, et al.

Ambio (2016) 45:538-550

DOI 10.1007/s13280-016-0772-y

Evaluating climber cutting as a strategy to restore degraded tropical forests

Ricardo G. César, Karen D. Holl, Vanessa J. Girão, Felipe N.A.Mello, Edson Vidal, Marcelo C. Alves, Pedro H.S. Brancalion

Biological Conservation 201 (2016) 309–313

Carbon sequestration potential of second-growth forest regeneration in the Latin American tropics

Robin L. Chazdon, Eben N. Broadbent, Danaë M. A. Rozendaal, Frans Bongers, Angélica María Almeyda Zambrano, T. Mitchell Aide, Patricia Balvanera, Justin M. Becknell, Vanessa Boukili, Pedro H. S. Brancalion, Dylan Craven, Jarcilene S. Almeida-Cortez, George A. L. Cabral, Ben de Jong, Julie S. Denslow, Daisy H. Dent, Saara J. DeWalt, Juan M. Dupuy, Sandra M. Durán, Mario M. Espírito-Santo, María C. Fandino, Ricardo G. César, Jefferson S. Hall, José Luis Hernández-Stefanoni, Catarina C. Jakovac, André B. Junqueira, Deborah Kennard, Susan G. Letcher, Madelon Lohbeck, Miguel Martínez-Ramos, Paulo Massoca, Jorge A. Meave, Rita Mesquita, Francisco Mora, Rodrigo Muñoz, Robert Muscarella, Yule R. F. Nunes, Susana Ochoa-Gaona, Edith Orihuela-Belmonte, Marielos Peña-Claros, Eduardo A. Pérez-García, Daniel Piotto, Jennifer S. Powers, Jorge Rodríguez-Velazquez, Isabel Eunice Romero-Pérez, Jorge Ruíz, Juan G. Saldarriaga, Arturo Sanchez-Azofeifa, Naomi B. Schwartz, Marc K. Steininger, Nathan G. Swenson, Maria Uriarte, Michiel van Breugel, Hans van der Wal, Maria D. M. Veloso, Hans Vester, Ima Celia G. Vieira, Tony Vizcarra Bentos, G. Bruce Williamson, Lourens Poorter

Chazdon et al. Sci. Adv. 2016; 2 : e1501639

Balancing economic costs and ecological outcomes of passive and active restoration in agricultural landscapes: the case of Brazil

Pedro H. S. Brancalion, Daniella Schweizer, Ulysse Gaudare, Julia R. Mangueira, Fernando Lamonato, Fabiano T. Farah, Andre G. Nave and Ricardo R. Rodrigues

BIOTROPICA 48(6): 856–867 2016

Please read article in Spanish.

Capítulo 13

Experiencias y perspectivas para la rehabilitación ecológica en zonas de amortiguamiento de las áreas naturales protegidas Montes Azules (Chiapas) y Calakmul (Campeche)
 
Samuel I. Levy Tacher, Juan Rogelio Aguirre Rivera, Ivar Vleut, Francisco Román Dañobeytia, Hugo Perales Rivera, José Zúñiga Morales, Mario González-Espinosa, Alejandra Domínguez Álvarez, Margarita Caso Chávez, Juan Manuel Herrera Gloria, Neptalí Ramírez-Marcial, Karl Heinz Gaudry Sada, Genoveva Pignataro, Antonio Sánchez Gonzáles, Pedro Macario Mendoza

 


Positive effects of surrounding rainforest on composition, diversity and late-successional seed dispersal by bats

Ivar Vleut, Samuel I. Levy-Tacher, Jorge Galindo-González, Willem F. de Boer

Basic and Applied Ecology 16 (2015) 308–315

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.baae.2015.02.001

 


Silvopastoral systems of the Chol Mayan ethnic group in southern Mexico: Strategies with a traditional basis
 
Ana Genoveva Pignataro, Samuel Israel Levy Tacher, Juan Rogelio Aguirre Rivera, José Nahed Toral, Mario González Espinosa, Nelson Rendón Carmona
 
Journal of Environmental Management 181 (2016) 363e373

 


Tank bromeliad transplants as an enrichment strategy in southern Costa Rica
 
Estefania P. Fernandez Barrancos, J. Leighton Reid, James Aronson
 
© 2016 Society for Ecological Restoration
doi: 10.1111/rec.12463
Supporting information at:
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/rec.12463/suppinfo

 


Rays of Hope from the Ecological Restoration Alliance of Botanic Gardens, following its recent meeting in Amman, Jordan

 
Tariq Abu Taleb, James Aronson and Kirsty Shaw on behalf of the Ecological Restoration Alliance of Botanic Gardens
 
Restoration Ecology doi: 10.1111/rec.12380
 

Governing a pioneer program on payment for watershed services: Stakeholder involvement, legal frameworks and early lessons from the Atlantic forest of Brazil

Ryan C.Richards, Julia Rerolle, James Aronson, Paulo Henrique Pereira, Helena Gonçalves, Pedro H. S. Brancalion

Published by Elsevier B.V.
R.C. Richards et al. / Ecosystem Services 16 (2015) 23–32


Toward a post-conflict Colombia: restoring to the future

Written by: Mauricio Aguilar, Jorge Sierra, Wilson Ramirez, Orlando Vargas, Zoraida Calle, William Vargas, Carolina Murcia, James Aronson, José I. Barrera Cataño
Published by Restoration Ecology


Good news from Latin America and the Caribbean: national and international restoration networks are moving ahead

Written by: Cristian Echeverría, Cecilia Smith-Ramírez, James Aronson, José I. Barrera-Cataño
Published January 2015 Restoration Ecology Vol. 23, No. 1, pp. 1–3

Establishing the ecological restoration network in Argentina: from Rio1992 to SIACRE2015

Written by: Gustavo Zuleta, Adriana E. Rovere, Daniel Pérez, Paula I. Campanello, Bárbara Guida Johnson, Celina Escartín, Antonio Dalmasso, Daniel Renison, Nicolás Ciano, James Aronson
Published March 2015 Restoration Ecology Vol. 23, No. 2, pp. 95–103 95

Welcome to new member Fundación Ecotonos

Article submitted by Rubén Darío Palacio

contacto@ecotonos.org

Website: www.ecotonos.org

The socioecological complexity of ecological restoration in Mexico

Eliane Ceccon, José I. Barrera-Cataño, James Aronson, Cristina Martínez-Garza

Restoration Ecology - Opinion article - doi: 10.1111/rec.12228


Can a fast growing early successional tree (Ochroma pyramidale, Malvaceae) accelerate forest succession?

Ivar Vleut, Samuel Israel Levy-Tacher, Willem Frederik de Boer, Jorge Galindo-González and Neptalí Ramírez-Marcial (2013). Journal of Tropical Ecology, 29, pp 173180 doi:10.1017/S0266467413000126

Using traditional knowledge in forest restoration

By S.I. Levy-Tacher, F.J.Román Dañobeytia, and J. Aronson - ITTO Tropical Forest Update 22/3 - page 15/16.

Tropical Secondary Forest Management Influences Frugivorous Bat Composition, Abundance and Fruit Consumption in Chiapas, Mexico

Ivar Vleut, Samuel Israel Levy-Tacher, Willem Frederik de Boer, Jorge Galindo-González, Luis-Bernardo Vazquez - PLOS ONE | www.plosone.org - October 2013 | Volume 8 | Issue 10 | e77584.

El Conocimiento Ecológico Tradicional Maya y Rehabilitación de Selvas

Samuel I. Levy Tacher, Francisco J. Román Dañobeytia, David Douterlungne, J. Rogelio Aguirre Rivera, Servio T. Pérez Chirinos, José Zúñiga Morales, Jorge A. Cruz López,Froylán Esquinca Cano, Antonio Sánchez González - Capítulo 6 - Amenazas a la Biodiversidad pagina 375.

See article in Spanish

Fast-growing pioneer tree stands as a rapid and effective strategy for bracken elimination in the Neotropics

David Douterlungne, Evert Thomas and Samuel I. Levy-Tacher - Journal of Applied Ecology 2013 - doi: 10.1111/1365-2664.12077

Functional Extinction of Birds Drives Rapid Evolutionary Changes in Seed Size

Mauro Galetti, Roger Guevara, Marina C. Côrtes, Rodrigo Fadini, Sandro Von Matter, Abraão B. Leite, Fábio Labecca, Thiago Ribeiro, Carolina S. Carvalho, Rosane G. Collevatti, Mathias M. Pires, Paulo R. Guimarães Jr., Pedro H. Brancalion, Milton C. Ribeiro, Pedro Jordano. Science 340, 1086 (2013); DOI: 10.1126/science.1233774

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