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Landscapes - Europe's Environment: The Dobris Assessment (Chapter 08)

8.1 - The Significance of Landscapes
8.1.1 - The concept of landscape
8.1.2 - Values and functions of landscapes
8.1.2.1 - Sustainable use of natural resources
8.1.2.2 - Wildlife habitats
8.1.2.3 - Economic benefits
8.1.2.4 - Open spaces and scenery
8.1.2.5 - Cultural heritage
8.1.3 - Landscape as a European concern
8.2 - Description of European Landscapes
8.2.1 - The approach
8.2.1.1 - Actual and potential vegetation
8.2.1.2 - Soil, landform and geomorphology
8.2.1.3 - The agricultural use of the land
8.2.1.4 - Rural landscapes
8.2.1.5 - Forest landscapes
8.2.2 - Comparison of 30 European landscapes
8.3 - Landscapes under stress
8.3.1 - Agricultural intensification
8.3.2 - Agricultural abandonment
8.3.3 - Urban expansion and uncontrolled settlement
8.3.4 - Standardisation of building material and design
8.3.5 - Infrastructure development and transport
8.3.6 - Tourism and recreation
8.3.7 - Mining, landfill and military areas
8.3.8 - Loss of wildlife and habitats
8.4 - Landscape Conservation and Strategies
8.4.1 - National protection of landscapes
8.4.2 - Worls Heritage Convention
8.4.3 - A possible convention for the protection of Europe's rural landscapes
8.4.4 - Environmentally sensitive areas (ESAs) and related measures
8.4.5 - Ecological networks and the landscapes
8.4.6 - Planning and management
8.5 - Conclusions
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