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By Martin Dieterich, Jan van der Straaten

Cultural landscapes are created by means of humans, and utilized by humans, yet nonetheless decidedly wealthy in biodiversity, and in concord with nature. The landscapes of fairy stories, with no dragons. Socio-economic complexity on most sensible of organic variety is the problem nature conservation faces within the context of cultural panorama. This e-book is an try to procedure this complexity and supply a theoretical heritage in addition to guidance and examples for hands-on recommendations. It attracts on inputs from scientists, directors, self reliant specialists and politicians from Europe and the U.S.. With a specific emphasis on agriculture it makes an attempt to merge disciplines corresponding to philosophy, legislations, making plans, economics and conservation biology towards a standard objective: nature conservation and the protection of organic variety in landscapes less than the strain of human utilization.

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