By Alexander Wezel, Jean-Claude Jauneau (auth.), W. Bruce Campbell, Silvia Lopez Ortiz (eds.)
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Often in hilly or mountainous areas Agroecology – Interpretations, Approaches and Their Links to Nature Conservation... 9 Concepts in the spatial relationship between nature conservation and agriculture (Adapted from: Werner et al. (2006) and Hampicke (1988)) where industrialized agriculture has its limits. The non-productive areas in these landscapes are especially interesting as habitats for many different plant and animal species. Here, many research questions such as the required minimum area for different species, the necessary degree of habitat connectivity, the most adaptive type of management for the landscape elements as well as how to get better positive impacts from beneficial insects in hedgerows on the adjacent cropped field are not yet sufficiently answered.
Minimizes impact 3. Builds environmental awareness 4. Provides direct financial benefits for conservation 5. Provides financial benefits and empowerment for local people 6. Respects local culture 7. Supports human rights and democratic movements. 1 Ecotourism in the Regional Natural Park of Vercors (France) The Vercors Regional Natural Park is a natural limestone citadel, extending over 186,000 ha between the Isère Valley to the north and the Diois Valley to the south (Vercors Regional Natural Park 2010).
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Integrating Agriculture, Conservation and Ecotourism: Examples from the Field by Alexander Wezel, Jean-Claude Jauneau (auth.), W. Bruce Campbell, Silvia Lopez Ortiz (eds.)