publication . Doctoral thesis . 2015

Biodiversity conservation in agricultural landscapes

Josefsson, Jonas;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Sep 2015
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
Agricultural industrialization alters rural landscapes in Europe, causing large-scale and rapid loss of important biodiversity. The principal instruments to protect farmland biodiversity are various agri-environmental measures (AEMs) in the EU Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). However, growing awareness of shortcomings to CAP biodiversity integration prompts examination of causes and potential solutions. This thesis assesses the importance of structural heterogeneity of crop and non-crop habitats and evaluates some related aspects of the CAP for 2015-2020. This includes studies of crop diversification, organic farming and buffer strips, and their potential for s...
Subjects
free text keywords: Ecology, Social Psychology, Social Sciences Interdisciplinary (Peace and Conflict Research and Studies on Sustainable Society)
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