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.
This item is categorised as follows
- Subject Collection > Tourism & recreation
- Subject Collection > Environmental impact > Landscape
- Subject Collection > Rural policy & development
- Subject Collection > Rural policy & development > UK rural policy
- Subject Collection > Environmental impact > Managing land for environmental benefit
- Subject Collection > Environmental impact > Wildlife & biodiversity
Additional keywords/tagsrecreationuplandbiodiversityecosystem services
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