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Public participation in environmental decision-making: a case study of ecosystem restoration in South FloridaPublic participation in environmental decision-making: a case study of ecosystem restoration in South Florida

Ogden, Laura; Ogden, Laura;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2003
Abstract
The “ecosystem” is the conceptual model guiding environmental restoration projects in the Florida Everglades, a large wetlands region in the southern United States. According to applied ecological frameworks, ecosystems are geographies (of various temporal and spatial scales) where systemic interrelationships of organisms and habitat occur. With current project estimates at 14.8 billion dollars, ecosystem restoration in South Florida represents one of the largest and most expensive environmental projects ever attempted. In this article, I provide an overview of the changes to the Florida Everglades which have led to the need for restorative interventions. I then...
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free text keywords: ecosystem, public participation, Everglades, Florida, Environmental Economics and Policy,, Environmental Economics and Policy, ecosystem, public participation, Everglades, Florida
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