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Sustainable uplands: Learning to manage future change

A Relu Policy and Practice Note (No. 17) that summarises a research project investigating investigating how we can work together to anticipate, monitor and manage rural change in UK upland environments.

Year of Publication2010

UK uplands are nationally and internationally important for biodiversity, as well as being of significant agricultural, landscape, recreational and natural resource value. The ecosystem services provided by upland environments are important to a wide range of people and economic functions. Climate change brings additional pressures for the people managing and farming these landscapes.

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recreationuplandbiodiversityecosystem services
Organisation Logo for relu: Rural Economy and Land Use Programme

Harnessing the social and natural sciences for sustainable rural development

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