Acta Biológica Colombiana
versão impressa ISSN 0120-548X
VARGAS RIOS, ORLANDO. Ecological Restoration:: Biodiversity and Conservation. Acta biol.Colomb. [online]. 2011, vol.16, n.2, pp. 221-246. ISSN 0120-548X.
In this essay the principal concepts and methods applied on projects aimed at ecological restoration are reviewed, with emphasis on the relationship between conservation, biodiversity and restoration. The most common definitions are provided and the steps to take into account to develop projects on ecological restoration, which will be determined by the level of degradation of the ecosystem to be intervened.
Palavras-chave : Ecosystem management; ecological succesion; biodiversity restoration.