Story | 30 Oct, 2013

Call for papers on Large-Scale Restoration of Ecosystems.

S.A.P.I.EN.S journal of Veolia Environment Institute is calling for papers on how large-scale restoration can stimulate sustainable development.
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This special issue of S.A.P.I.EN.S aims to collect background material and identify relevant experiences for the international Conference that Veolia Environment Institute is organizing jointly with Agence Française de Developpement, International Union for Conservation of Nature and US National Research Council Water Sciences and Technology Board on “Ecosystems, Economy and Society: how large-scale restoration can stimulate sustainable development?”.

Some articles will be selected for presentation or poster session at the Conference, to be held on May 29-30, 2014, at the US National Academy of Sciences in Washington DC, USA. The objective of the Conference is to analyze the potential of large-scale restoration for the improvement of people’s livelihoods, jobs creation and socio-economic development, together with the recovery of ecosystems functionalities, continuity and biodiversity.

S.A.P.I.EN.S is accepting review articles, case studies and perspective articles for a special issue on large-scale restoration of ecosystems.

Submitted papers should not have been previously published nor be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere. The deadline for initial manuscript submissions is Dec 15 2013. Prospective authors are encouraged to send proposed title, abstract and structural outline before Nov 15, 2013. Manuscripts should be sent by e-mail to:

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