A Scale-Explicit Framework for Conceptualizing the Environmental Impacts of Agricultural Land Use Changes

Article, Other literature type OPEN
Iago Lowe Hale; Wilfred M. Wollheim; Richard G. Smith; Heidi Asbjornsen; André F. Brito; Kirk Broders; A. Stuart Grandy; Rebecca Rowe;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
  • Journal: Sustainability,volume 6,issue 12 11,pages1-20 (issn: 2071-1050)
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/su6128432
  • Subject: iSIDES | carbon sequestration | scale | agriculture | GE1-350 | land use change | agriculture; sustainability; land use change; ecosystem services; nitrogen; water quality; carbon sequestration; landscape; impacts; scale; iSIDES | TD194-195 | Renewable energy sources | nitrogen | impacts | sustainability | TJ807-830 | water quality | Environmental sciences | Environmental effects of industries and plants | ecosystem services | landscape
    • jel: jel:Q2 | jel:Q3 | jel:Q0 | jel:Q | jel:Q5 | jel:Q56 | jel:O13

Demand for locally-produced food is growing in areas outside traditionally dominant agricultural regions due to concerns over food safety, quality, and sovereignty; rural livelihoods; and environmental integrity. Strategies for meeting this demand rely upon agricultural... View more
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