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Conservation Land Management (CLM) is a quarterly magazine that is widely regarded as essential reading for all who are involved in land management for nature conservation, across the British Isles. CLM includes long-form articles, events listings, publication reviews, new product information and updates, reports of conferences and letters.

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Land Management The Hidden Costs

By: Colin Hindmarch and Mike W Pienkowski
65 pages, B/w photos, fifs, tabs
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Land Management
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  • Land Management ISBN: 9780632056521 Paperback Jul 2000 Usually dispatched within 4 days
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Identifies some of the hidden costs of unsustainable production, and also considers examples where conservation management has failed. The authors argue that sustainable land management is possible, and that conservation and production interests can be satisfied. They go on to show how a sustainable approach can be applied throughout Europe. The approach adopted is the one that has underpinned the development of the European Union Biodiversity strategy and is becoming a compelling force for change in Europe's decision-making processes.


1. Introduction 2. Land-Use Intensification: The Cost To The Environment: The Drive For Productivity Habitats And Wildlife Overuse And Neglect Pollution Soil Erosion The Loss Of Farm Biodiversity Impact Of Land-Use Intensification On Forest Biodiversity Landscape Effects Of Intensive Forestry And Farming Cultural Effects Concluding Thoughts 3. Biological Conservation : Gaps, Overlaps And Contradictions: Complexity And Simplicity In Ecological Interactions Attempts To Deal With The Ecological Effects Of Land-Use Intensification 4. Traditional Land Use Systems; Sustainability, Efficiency And Biodiversity: Sustainable Land-Uses The Character Of Extensive Land-Uses Farming Efficiency And Ecological Complexity Habitat Scale Effects Of Optimising Production Within Extensive Systems The Marsh Fritillary Butterfly The Red-Billed Chough (Pyrrhocorax Pyrrhocorax) Landscape Scale Effects Of Optimising Production With Extensive Systems Concluding Thoughts 5. Land-Use Reform: A New Harmony Between Human Activity, Economic Forces And The Land: Agricultural Support Mechanisms Attempts To Control The Adverse Environmental Effects Of Subsidies The Need For An Integrated Approach To Conservation And Land Management Reduction Of Support For Intensive Production Environmentally Neutral Support For Agriculture 6. Abbreviations

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By: Colin Hindmarch and Mike W Pienkowski
65 pages, B/w photos, fifs, tabs
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Media reviews
This is a complex issue but the authors provide us with a very clear way through. Arguments are well laid out, diagrams are clear and the brief nature of the text encourages students to dip in and read! TEG News, Dec 2001 "The whole product has been put together excellently. A must-buy for the library."
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