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Agricultural Subsidies and the Environment

Heather Williams.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Environmental Science

P ublished online August 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Environmental History; Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science); Environmentalist Thought and Ideology (Social Science); Agriculture and Farming; Environmental Economics. 10280 words.

Worldwide, governments subsidize agriculture at the rate of approximately 1 billion dollars per day. This figure rises to about twice that when export and biofuels production subsidies and...

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Ecosystem Management of the Boreal Forest

Timo Kuuluvainen.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Environmental Science

P ublished online December 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Biomes and Habitats; Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science). 11088 words.

Boreal countries are rich in forest resources, and for their area, they produce a disproportionally large share of the lumber, pulp, and paper bound for the global market. These countries...

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Ecosystem Services

Leon C. Braat.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Environmental Science

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Environmentalist Thought and Ideology (Environmental Science); Politics; Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science); Sustainability. 15492 words.

The concept of ecosystem services considers the usefulness of nature for human society. The economic importance of nature was described and analyzed in the 18th century, but the term ecosys...

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Ecotourism

Giles Jackson and Megan Epler Wood.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Environmental Science

Article. Subjects: Environmentalist Thought and Ideology (Environmental Science); Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science). 445 words.

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Journal of Urban Ecology

Journal. Subjects: Environmental Sustainability; Ecology and Conservation; Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science); Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Social Science).

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<i>Journal of Urban Ecology</i>: Linking and promoting research and practice in the evolving discipline of urban ecology

Mark J. McDonnell.

in Journal of Urban Ecology

P ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Sustainability; Ecology and Conservation; Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science); Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Social Science). 4419 words.

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Urban Landscapes and Green Infrastructure

Stephan Pauleit, Rieke Hansen, Emily Lorance Rall, Teresa Zölch, Erik Andersson, Ana Catarina Luz, Luca Szaraz, Ivan Tosics and Kati Vierikko.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Environmental Science

P ublished online June 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science). 18041 words.

Urban green infrastructure (GI) has been promoted as an approach to respond to major urban environmental and social challenges such as reducing the ecological footprint, improving human...

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