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Ecological Resilience Argument Paper

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“Ecological resilience was defined as the amount of disturbance that an ecosystem could withstand without changing self-organized processes and structures” (Gunderson, 2000). Ecological resilience describes the threshold of the stable system. The disturbance into the system is resulting positive and negative feedback which influence the weight and period of the resilience (Gunderson, 2000). Human makes the biggest disturbance into the ecosystem resilience. The argument is whether ecosystem could return into the previous state before shift into new state after introduce by human’s disturbance (Standish et al., 2014)
The example for the relation of biotic feedback mechanism that affects the ecosystem resilience and regime shifts could be found

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