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Contributions of cultural services to the ecosystem services agenda
Cultural ecosystem services (ES) are consistently recognized but not yet adequately defined or integrated within the ES framework. A substantial body of models, methods, and data relevant to culturalExpand
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Exploring empirical typologies of human–nature relationships and linkages to the ecosystem services concept
Abstract The ways people relate to their environment are recognized as relevant to landscape sustainability efforts and policies. Contemporary human–nature relationship concepts have historical andExpand
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Sustainable Local Food Production and Consumption
Local food systems (LFS) are considered as alternative approaches to mainstream food systems in industrialized countries. The authors apply the normative concept of sustainable development as anExpand
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Co-production of knowledge in transdisciplinary doctoral theses on landscape development—An analysis of actor roles and knowledge types in different research phases
Transdisciplinarity as a new paradigm in research on societal, landscape and environmental change is characterised by the integration of scientific and non-academic knowledge for complex problemExpand
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Mapping and measuring the ecological embeddedness of food supply chains
Abstract The status of nature in food systems is the subject of this paper, which looks into the ecological embeddedness of the Austrian food system both on the national level and in a regional caseExpand
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Benefits, efforts and risks of participants in landscape co-management: an analytical framework and results from two case studies in Austria.
Participatory processes in general and also in relation to managing landscape issues are gathering importance mostly due to arguments surrounding legitimacy and effectiveness in decision-making. TheExpand
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Landscape co-management in Austria: The stakeholder's perspective on efforts, benefits and risks
Multi-level co-management schemes in Austria shift some effort for decision-making in landscape development from central state authorities to local actors. We analyse the efforts, benefits and risksExpand
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Urban people as paddy farmers: The Japanese Tanada Ownership System discussed from a European perspective
Abstract The degradation of the traditional cultural landscape due to abandonment of agricultural management is perceived as a serious problem in different parts of the world. Rising consciousnessExpand
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Landscape governance for or by the local population? A property rights analysis in Austria
Abstract Diverse and unique landscapes not only are one of the key assets of Austrian tourism industry, but are also highly valued for local identity, quality of life and their ecological functions.Expand
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Determinants of rural out-migration in Ethiopia: Who stays and who goes?
Background: Rural out-migration is a common phenomenon in Ethiopia. Several studies explain migration as the outcome of an individual utility-maximizing decision. This perspective ignores theExpand
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