Promoting social and environmental justice to support Indigenous partnerships in urban ecosystem restoration

  title={Promoting social and environmental justice to support Indigenous partnerships in urban ecosystem restoration},
  author={Monique Mae Hall and Priscilla M. Wehi and Hēmi Whaanga and Erana Walker and Jonni Hazeline Koia and Kiri Joy Wallace},
  journal={Restoration Ecology},
Urban ecological restoration typically employs western science approaches to restore degraded ecosystems. As yet, few restoration groups acknowledge the history of these degraded urban sites, despite connections, past and present, that root Indigenous Peoples (and others) in these lands. Here, we promote partnership with Indigenous communities from project inception and present two successful case studies from Aotearoa New Zealand. We specifically note that partnering and building relationships… 
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