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Env Science 2: Lecture 22:01 Ecosystem Degradation : The terms degradation, damage, destruction and transformation all represent  deviations from the normal or desired state of an intact ecosystem Degradation - pertains to subtle or gradual changes that reduce ecological  integrity and health (structure and function) Damage - refers to acute and obvious changes in an ecosystem Ecological restoration is the process of assisting the recovery of an ecosystem  that has been degraded damaged, or destroyed Case Study Examples: Manzanita run off and lagoon park
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Unformatted text preview: Env S: Lecture 22:01 Gully Site Case Study Project site: 26 communities in the Ayllu Majasaya, Tapacari. Province in Bolivia Elevation- 3800-4650 m Vegetation- Dry puna (perennial bunchgrass) What are the social and economic influences on restoration success in a rural development context? Farmer knowledge, attitudes Economic factors (credits, off-farm labor, outmigration) Institutions (conflict, land tenancy) Infrastructural development (accessibility, road networks) 22:01 22:01...
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