Towards sustainable land use: identifying and managing the conflicts between human activities and biodiversity conservation in Europe

  title={Towards sustainable land use: identifying and managing the conflicts between human activities and biodiversity conservation in Europe},
  author={Juliette Claire Young and Allan D. Watt and Peter Nowicki and Didier Alard and Jeremy Clitherow and Klaus Henle and Richard K. Johnson and Endre Laczko and Davy I. McCracken and Simone Matouch and Jari Niemela and Caspian Richards},
  journal={Biodiversity \& Conservation},
Conflicts between biodiversity conservation and human activities are becoming increasingly apparent in all European landscapes. The intensification of agricultural and silvicultural practices, land abandonment and other land uses such as recreation and hunting are all potential threats to biodiversity that can lead to conflicts between stakeholder livelihoods and biodiversity conservation. To address the global decline in biodiversity there is, therefore, a need to identify the drivers… 

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