Research Brief: Ecological restoration priorities must be informed by marginalized people

July 14, 2022

While the goal of ecosystem restoration is to reverse the degradation of the world’s landscapes and waterways, the movement runs the risk of destroying the lives of millions of the world's poorest people if their farmlands and pastures are converted into natural ecosystems. New research from forest resources professors Claudia Rodriguez Solorzano, PhD, and Forrest Fleischmann, PhD, explores this.