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Author Orion, Tao, 1980-

Title Beyond the war on invasive species : a permaculture approach to ecosystem restoration / Tao Orion ; foreword by David Holmgren.

Publication Info. White River Junction, Vermont : Chelsea Green Publishing, [2015]
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 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  631.58 ORI    AVAILABLE
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Description xii, 254 pages ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Against all ethics -- Getting to the root of invasive species -- Thinking like an ecosystem -- A matter of time -- Problems into solutions -- Everyone gardens -- Restoring restoration -- Putting permaculture to work in restoration -- Species identification list -- Organisms that moved around the world prior to the modern colonial era -- Recommended resources for holistic restoration and invasive species management alternatives.
Summary Botanist, farmer, and Permaculture designer Orion argues that instead of trying to eradicate invasive species, people should find uses for them and help the ecosystem integrate the new organisms as quickly and smoothly as possible.
Subject Permaculture.
Restoration ecology.
Introduced organisms -- Control.
Endemic animals -- Conservation.
Endemic plants -- Conservation.
Added Title Permaculture approach to ecosystem restoration.
ISBN 9781603585637 (pbk.)
160358563X (pbk.)
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