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Quarries to pay for ecology restoration

22 · The SEAC has already made ecosystem restoration mandatory for quarries that are granted operational licence in Kerala. Licencees are required to restore the degraded ecosystem …

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Quarries Alive 2020

Quarries alive 2020 will consist of two days of conference and one day of field trip. We expected scientific presentations, but also presentations of applied projects related to biodiversity and ecosystem services in quarries.

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Handbook_of_Ecological_Restorame_1_Principles_of ...

17 · Used in its narrow sense, restoration implies bringing back the ecosystem to its original or previous state in terms of both structure and function. There are then a number of other alternatives, including rehabilitation in which this is not totally achieved, and replacement of …

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Applying ecosystem benefit valuation to inform …

The stepwise concept for ecosystem benefit valuation we applied to quarry restoration follows four sequential steps. Step 1 and the assessment in step 2 are primarily taken from the TESSA approach (see Peh et al., 2013), whereas the following steps add some new elements comprising benefit identification, monetization and presentation in a restoration decision context.

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The role of native woody species on the restoration of ...

20 · 59 Ecological restoration is the process of intentionally assisting the recovery of degraded 60 ecosystems in order to repair ecosystem processes, productivity and services, as well as to re establish the biotic integrity (SER 2004). Grassland restoration projects are often hampered

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,Landscape ecology restoration,,, ...

1 · In light of this results of the assessment, a preliminary plan for ecosystem and landscape restoration of the abandoned quarries is put forward. ,,、、、 ...

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Plant Community Structure at An Early Ecological ...

In order to understand and master the principles of natural vegetation restoration on an abandoned quarry, the plant community structures at an early natural recovery stage of vegetation on an abandoned quarry in Xiaojia Mount were investigated in April and August ...

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Life in Quarries project

10 · Life in Quarries project An innovative partnership: multi-sectorial collaboration ... • Demonstrate that biodiversity management is possible in active quarries • Maximize ecosystem services • Site - specific action plans implemented based on biological inventories ... • Restoration and management of grasslands (mowing or grazing)

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Index System to Evaluate the Quarries Ecological …

Meira-Neto et al. pointed out that resilience against sudden changes in the environment is a very desirable trait in plants used for ecosystem restoration [25].

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Project of Ecosystem Restoration and Management in …

28 · CIMBENIN develops, through the company CALCIM S.A, a limestone extraction and crushing unit in FONGBA in the Mono department, Lokossa municipality . The activities related to the exploitation of this limestone induce the degradation of the riparian lands which entails the destruction of the biodiversity of this ecosystem. In fact, It has been found that the soil is lossed and

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IUCN joins Holcim for quarry restoration in Lebanon | …

4 · As part of Holcim’s sustainability policy, and the Global Memorandum of Understanding between IUCN and Hocim, IUCN ROWA and Holcim Lebanon signed an agreement through which, both parties aim to exert an effort to restore an old quarry that belongs to …

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The ecological potential of a restored abandoned …

The ecological potential of a restored abandoned quarry ecosystem in Mt. Mufu, Nanjing, China ... restoration of the vegetation is the key to improving the ecological environment and thereby drive the rehabilitation of the ecosystem, ... In the next year, 1999, work at all eight quarries was stopped (Liu et al., 2007). In the same year, the ...

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Spontaneous succession in limestone quarries as an ...

Limestone quarries are thought to be particularly important for restoration, because the base‐rich bedrock allows the development of species‐rich natural communities, such as calcareous grasslands, which are among the richest and most continentally endangered habitats in Europe (e.g. Jefferson 1984; Poschlod & Wallis DeVries 2002).

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Understanding the value of restored quarries for nature ...

15 · –Ecosystem service knowledge and minerals site restoration • Mineral site restoration is a real window of opportunity to raise quality and quantity of open spaces together • Mineral sites do have the potential to provide important ecosystem services after restoration for nature conservation.

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Work Package 4, Action 21 Final ...

ered by restored minerals sites (quarries) or those under restoration in North-West Europe (NWE). This is done by measuring the potential ecosystem service (ES) provision and by valuing ES benefits (ESB) to support planning and decision-making with relevant information related to different restora-tion schemes.

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Ecological and Landscape Rehabilitation of a Quarry …

Recent government policy demands rehabilitation of the disturbed lands and restoration of the landscape adopting the ecological approach. At an active quarry, a method was tested for controlled restoration: blasting of the vertical rocky production faces to pile up the debris and to form artificial slopes that mimic those of the environs in a ...

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Restoring slate quarries of Snowdonia: Principles ...

1 · Restoring slate quarries of Snowdonia: Principles, Policies and Plants. Dr Julie Williamson. [email protected] School of the Environment & Natural Resources, University of Wales, Bangor. Co-workers: Sue Tandy, Mark Nason, Ed Rowe, Davey Jones, John Healey. Presentation at ‘Planning the Reclamation of Hard Rock and Limestone ...

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Assessment and restoration schemes of ecology and ...

Assessment and restoration schemes of ecology and landscape ofquarries on Jiulong Mountain in Shandong province (Chinese) JI Xia-wei 1,CAI Yong-li 1,2,ZUO Jun-jie 1,LUO Kun 1 1. Department of Geography, East China Normal University, Shanghai200062 ...

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Mediterranean Quarry Rehabilitation Manual

27 · Restoration is a process which assists the ecosystem to recover to its former state. Yet, a restored ecosystem will not necessarily fully recover, since contemporary constraints and conditions might reorient its evolution along an altered trajectory.

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The study of landscape design and ecological restoration of ...

ecosystem and landscape restoration of the abandoned quarries was put forward.The plan comprised engineering renovation,landscape reconstruction,reafforestation and ecological restoration,constructing abundant ecological landscape and artificial and | ...

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Quarries Alive 2018 :: Enhancing Biodiversity and ...

This Conference aims to bridge quarry restoration projects around the world taking advantage from sharing different approaches and insights. Our goal is to create an interdisciplinary gathering to exchange experiences from scientific research projects, technical engineering approaches and innovative pilot-studies focusing on the enhancement of biodiversity in quarries.

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,landscape and ecologi-cal restoration, ...

1 · In light of this results of the assessment, a preliminary plan for ecosystem and landscape restoration of the abandoned quarries is put forward. ,,、、、 ...

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-Advances in ecology ...

,,..,2012,32(16):5264~5274 (!) Advances in ecology restoration of abandoned quarries

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Linking quarries and its surroundings by restoration ...

14 · Linking quarries and its surroundings by restoration ecology for semi-aquatic mammals . Final Project Report . 1. Contestant profile Contestant name: ... ecosystem, which allowed us to make applied recommendations for the adaptiv e management …

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Journal of Environmental Quality Abstract

10 · Journal of Environmental Quality Abstract - Ecosystem Restoration ... Fine mineral processing waste is freely available at active quarries and should be seen as a key resource for reclamation schemes. ... Restoration of dump deposits from quarries in a Mediterranean climate using marble industry waste

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A novel environmental restoration method for an …

30 · Environment and ecosystem restoration. The project officially started on 20 February 2012 and was completed on 30 June 2013. After comprehensive remediation, ... a novel method is proposed to restore the environment and ecosystem of abandoned limestone quarries. This method can effectively solve a series of problems, including eliminating or ...

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LIFE IN QUARRIES

protection and preventing the restoration of ecosystem services following their closure. Objectives The LIFE IN QUARRIES project aims to develop biodiversity in active quarries by: Testing and defining methods for the restoration, maintenance and management of pioneer species and habitats;

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Introducing an Ecosystem Approach to Quarry Restoration

18 · of quarry restoration. It shows how an ecosystem services approach could offer the minerals industry a systematic framework to enhance, structure and communicate the benefits which restored quarries provides to society. The ecosystem services approach is an emerging trend in policy, academia and land management.

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Ecological and Landscape Rehabilitation of a Quarry …

Abstract. Quarrying for granite in Hong Kong, mainly for construction aggregates, has left huge and unsightly scars on the landscape. Recent government policy demands rehabilitation of the disturbed lands and restoration of the landscape adopting the ecological approach.

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