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Sustainable uplands: re-shaping land use policy for our hills

A Relu Policy and Practice Note (No. 14) that summarises a research project investigating land use policies that will shape our upland landscapes in the future.

Year of Publication2010

UK uplands provide a multitude of functions and services that are essential to our daily life. Now that they are subject to an unprecedented range of forces, including climate change, it is vital to understand how the hills will respond and adapt to future pressures. How can policymakers address an uncertain future for upland areas?

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uplandsstakeholder engagement
Organisation Logo for relu: Rural Economy and Land Use Programme

Harnessing the social and natural sciences for sustainable rural development

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