Ecological Restoration of Coal Mine Degraded Lands

Ecological Restoration of Coal Mine Degraded Lands

The Society for Ecological Restoration (SER 2004) defines ecological restoration as ‘the process of assisting the recovery of an ecosystem that has been degraded, damaged or destroyed’. The process of natural succession, which happens concurrently with ecosystem development takes time. Several ecosystem functions of mined land require a long time to develop through natural processes. […]

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