Ecoregion-based conservation in the Carpathians and the land-use implications

  title={Ecoregion-based conservation in the Carpathians and the land-use implications},
  author={D. Turnock},
  journal={Land Use Policy},
Abstract The transition countries of East Central Europe have had to cope with some severe environmental problems inherited from the communist period when urban-industrial development accelerated and pressure from tourism increased; and while the balance between agriculture and forestry did not change greatly, intensification resulted in some degradation. However, biodiversity resources in ECE are still high in comparison with those of western Europe; yet there are dangers. First, although… Expand
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