Figure left: Net formation of land cover 1975-2000, total for Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania and Slovakia
Figure right: Land cover turnover 1975-2000, total for Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania and Slovakia
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New supermarkets in the area can reduce business for smaller shops. Pollution and congestion would be significantly less if consumers frequented their local shops, rather than travelling long distances to out-of-town shopping centres.
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