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As essential reading we'd recommend starting with the 1) Little Book of Sustainable Landscapes, 2) Landscape Elements resource and Ecoagriculture Partners' 3) Business for Sustainable Landscapes report

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Glossary of terms

Posted by Deesha Chandra (Admin) Nov 9, 2016 Posted in About the Lab

A list of commonly used language on the platform explained. This will be continuously updated and if you do have questions we welcome you to comment below. 

Landscape: A socio-ecological system that consists of natural and/or human-modified ecosystems, and which is influenced by distinct ecological, historical, economic and socio-cultural processes and activities

Landscape approach: A conceptual framework whereby stakeholders in a landscape aim to reconcile competing social, economic and environmental objectives

Integrated landscape management: A way of managing the landscape that involves collaboration among multiple stakeholders, with the purpose of achieving sustainable landscapes

Sustainable landscape: A sustainable landscape helps to meet the principles of sustainable development as defined in the UN Sustainable Development Goals. These are landscapes that can meet the needs of the present, without compromising options for future generations.

This post was edited on Nov 9, 2016 by Deesha Chandra

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