Environmental Science - Ecology and Ecosystems
The conservation of ecological services and efficient restoration of natural resources is termed as ecosystem management. It aims to meet the socioeconomic, political and ecological needs of the current and future generation. Natural resource management is the sustainable utilization of natural resources such as land, water, soil plants, animals, etc. Adaptive resource management is a learning process which improves management outcomes on a long-run. Its ultimate goal is the management of ecosystem to maintain the ecological integrity. Other approaches to ecosystem management include strategic management, landscape level conservation, and command and control management. This book is a valuable compilation of topics, ranging from the basic to the most complex theories and principles in the field of ecosystem management. It elucidates new techniques and their applications in a multidisciplinary approach. In this book, constant effort has been made to make the understanding of the difficult concepts of ecosystem management as easy and informative as possible, for the readers.