Is landscape sustainability a useful concept in a changing world?

  title={Is landscape sustainability a useful concept in a changing world?},
  author={John A. Wiens},
  journal={Landscape Ecology},
The world is changing rapidly, challenging the sustainability of landscapes and the resources and ecosystem services they provide to people and to plants and animals. Changes in land use and climate will alter the structure and composition of landscapes, and landscape functions may also be disrupted if the changes drive systems past thresholds into novel, no-analog configurations. Although landscapes will persist in some form, it is unlikely that they will provide the same values to people or… CONTINUE READING

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