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Różnorodność biologiczna obszarów Polski Środkowej i propozycje jej ochrony
The protection of biodiversity in agricultural areas of Central Poland

Author(s): Stanisław Krysiak, Leszek Kucharski, Michael Link, Anna Majchrowska, Elżbieta Papińska, Jarosława Sieradzki
Subject(s): Environmental Geography
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego
Keywords: biodiversity;Central Poland;

Summary/Abstract: After Poland joins the European Union Polish agriculture will face significant structural changes, with the consequent loss of biological diversity. With the aim of taking actions to prevent the degradation of agricultural landscape, in 2002 a common research project "Biodiversity of agricultural landscape of Central Poland and its expected changes in connection with the transformations of agrarian structure after Polish accession to the EU" was started by an international team from the University of Łódź and Justus Liebig University of Giessen, Germany. The principal aim of the research is to assess the current state, expected future changes and threats to biodiversity in agricultural areas of Central Poland. The issue of the protection of agricultural landscapes accords "The national strategy for conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity" announced by the Ministry of the Environment.

  • Issue Year: 6/2004
  • Issue No: 6
  • Page Range: 3-17
  • Page Count: 15
  • Language: Polish
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