Global priority areas for ecosystem restoration

@article{Strassburg2020GlobalPA,
  title={Global priority areas for ecosystem restoration},
  author={B. Strassburg and A. Iribarrem and H. Beyer and C. Cordeiro and Renato Crouzeilles and C. Jakovac and Andr{\'e} Braga Junqueira and Eduardo Lacerda and A. Latawiec and A. Balmford and T. Brooks and S. Butchart and R. Chazdon and K. Erb and P. Brancalion and G. Buchanan and David Cooper and S. D{\'i}az and P. Donald and V. Kapos and D. Lecl{\`e}re and L. Miles and M. Obersteiner and C. Plutzar and Carlos Alberto de M Scaramuzza and F. Scarano and P. Visconti},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2020},
  pages={1-6}
}
Extensive ecosystem restoration is increasingly seen as being central to conserving biodiversity 1 and stabilizing the climate of the Earth 2 . Although ambitious national and global targets have been set, global priority areas that account for spatial variation in benefits and costs have yet to be identified. Here we develop and apply a multicriteria optimization approach that identifies priority areas for restoration across all terrestrial biomes, and estimates their benefits and costs. We… Expand
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