ecosystem restoration Archives - State of the Planet

green plants planted in rows on sandy soil

How Climate Services Can Support Ecosystem Restoration

Tools that are already being used to support climate-smart agriculture could help to build resiliency in restored ecosystems.

by Ezekiel Maben |April 26, 2023
A forest in India

Using a People-Centered Approach to Design Restoration Projects

A new study proposes a more holistic approach to planning restoration projects that do not “leave people off the map.”

by |March 7, 2023

How You Can Help Restore Nature on Earth Day

Consider helping to revive a degraded ecosystem by getting involved in an ecorestoration project.

by |April 21, 2021
Two young men on a motorcycle carry a goat between them as they drive through a giant sandstorm, called a haboob

Land Restoration Can Profoundly Benefit People and the Environment

A recent webinar highlighted how returning land to a more natural state can help the climate, the local environment, and nearby communities.

by |October 26, 2020

Restoring Damaged Ecosystems – The Challenge of Haiti

In 2010, almost two-thirds of the world’s ecosystems were deemed degraded due to human impacts and mismanagement, but fortunately ecosystems can be restored. The Earth Institute’s work in Haiti illustrates just how complicated ecosystem restoration can be.

by |December 21, 2011