Restore the lost ecological functions of people

Rebecca Bliege Bird, Dale Nimmo

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Recent calls for the reintroduction of functionally important animal species are motivated by a desire to restore ecological function, but overlook the ecological roles performed by humans. Here, we consider humans in ecological context, exploring our roles in the maintenance and restoration of ecosystem function.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1050-1052
Number of pages3
JournalNature Ecology and Evolution
Publication statusPublished - 04 Jun 2018


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