Restoration of aquatic environments

Mircea Nicoara

Al.I. Cuza University of Iasi, 20 A, Carol I Blvd., 700505 Iasi, Romania, Phone/Fax: +40 232 201525, e-mail:


The present paper deals with topics related to activity of ecological restoration of aquatic basins affected by pollution. Issues such as: -ecological restoration and its objectives; -the ways in witch ecological restoration can compensate ecological, economic and esthetic losses suffered by aquatic ecosystems pollution; - the risks related to ecological restoration. Main conclusion was that is wiser to keep what we have, before deciding destruction of areas that, at high prices and with uncertain results, might be restored.


Ecological restoration; wetlands; management

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