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William R. Jordan

Environmentalism has made much of the idea of community since Aldo Leopold proposed it as the crucial metaphor defining a healthy relationship between humans and the rest of nature. Community, however, far from being the solution to our environmental problems, is actually just a useful way of framing the problem. How, for example, do you form a working relationship with an ecologically obsolete system that owes nothing to you? The answer: You commit yourself to its restoration, cultivating a studied indifference to your own interests—a practice the author terms "holistic restoration."

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Ștefan Dorondel, Stelu Şerban, and Marian Tudor

; Hall 2014 ; Jordan III 2006 ; Storm and Shebitz 2006 ; Uprety et al. 2012 ), in practice projects that seek to engineer ecosystems often pay less attention to all these aspects. Most ecological restoration works have been carried out in areas of

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The Role of Naturalness in Ecological Restoration

A Case Study from the Cook County Forest Preserves

Nicole M. Evans and William P. Stewart

2006 ; Gross 2003 ; Hettinger 2012 ). Ecological restoration allows people to participate in the processes of nature ( Jordan 2003 ), and assist in its recovery (Society for Ecological Restoration 2004). Through this practice, people come into contact

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Extractive Conservation

Peasant Agroecological Systems as New Frontiers of Exploitation?

Anne Cristina de la Vega-Leinert and Peter Clausing

apolitical ecology), Land Sharing components (such as wildlife-friendly farming) can be mainstreamed within a Land Sparing framework. For example, large-scale monocultures may be cultivated sustainably ( Jordan et al. 2016 ) and agroforestry systems for

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Pamela McElwee

Solutions .” Biological Conservation 144 ( 12 ): 2991 – 2999 . doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2011.09.002 . 10.1016/j.biocon.2011.09.002 Raymond , Christopher , Gerald Singh , Karina Benessaiah , Joanna Bernhardt , Jordan Levine , Harry Nelson

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Evert Van de Vliert

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Seumas Bates

: Basic Books . Ingold , Tim . 2011 . The Perception of the Environment: Essays on Livelihood, Dwelling and Skill . London : Routledge . Ispa-Landa , Simone , and Jordan Conwell . 2015 . “ Once You Go to a White School, You Kind of Adapt: Black

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Explicating Ecoculture

Tracing a Transdisciplinary Focal Concept

Melissa M. Parks

. A History of the Ecosystem Concept in Ecology: More than the Sum of the Parts . New Haven, CT : Yale University Press . Groffman , Peter M. , Cathlyn Stylinski , Matthew C. Nisbet , Carlos M. Duarte , Rebecca Jordan , Amy Burgin

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Sarah Besky and Jonathan Padwe

, no. 4 : 421 – 440 , doi: 10.1111/j.0020-2754.1999.00421.x . 10.1111/j.0020-2754.1999.00421.x Borges , Jorge Luis . 1999 . “ On Exactitude in Science .” In Collected Fictions . Trans. Andrew Hurley. New York : Penguin . Branch , Jordan . 2014

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Victoria C. Ramenzoni and David Yoskowitz

-001-0045-9 Carriger , John F. , Stephen J. Jordan , Janis C. Kurtz , and William H. Benson . 2015 . “ Identifying Evaluation Considerations for the Recovery and Restoration from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill: An Initial Appraisal of Stakeholder Concerns