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Brief: Executive Summary: Ecosystems of California

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Harold Mooney, Erika Zavaleta
February 11, 2016

Ecosystems of California, a definitive new guide co-edited by Stanford ecologist Harold Mooney and with myriad Stanford contributors, provides the first-ever encyclopedic overview of the Golden States awe-inspiring ecosystems. It is intended to serve as a valuable resource for policymakers, resource managers, students and interested readers around the state. Unlike many books of its kind, Ecosystems of California (University of California Press, January 2016) highlights opportunities for regulation and stewardship and shows how ecosystems support human well-being.