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Cover for High nature value farming: environmental practices for rural sustainability.

This chapter focuses on possible transition pathways towards sustainable agriculture through an understanding of the environmental, social, cultural and economic advantages of 'high nature value farming' (HNVF) and its implications for European regions. The overall objective is to explore how the...

Author(s)
Peneva, M.; Draganova, M.; Gonzalez, C.; Diaz, M.; Mishev, P.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642192)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for European Union.

This chapter provides an overview of the main environmental and health-related standards that apply to EU agriculture. The most important environmental and health-related issues, which are of major concern in the EU and with high priority in policy are: nutrient enrichment in water by nitrates and...

Author(s)
Brouwer, F.; Dwyer, J.; Baldock, D.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995861)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Environmental and human-health standards influencing competitiveness.

This chapter is a synthesis of the principal environmental and human health related standards applying to agriculture in the EU, USA, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. It provides a comparison of the main environmental and health issues causing concern in the 5 countries, the policy measures and...

Author(s)
Brouwer, F.; Ervin, D. E.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995861)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for CAP and the environment: policy development and the state of research.

Following an introduction, linkages between agriculture, the physical environment, landscape and biodiversity are explored. The responsibility of the CAP in terms of maintaining a healthy environment is discussed and areas of concern associated with the CAP are outlined. The issues of research and...

Author(s)
Brouwer, F.; Lowe, P.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993546)
Type
Conference paper; Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Intellectual property rights of plant varieties and of biotechnology in the European Union.

Following an introduction, sections cover: the protection of plant fluoride ; the new European directive on the protection of Biological invention; the release of genetically modified organisms in the European Union; and the future development of a European gene market.

Author(s)
Santaniello, V.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994574)
Type
Conference paper; Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Agricultural sector pressure indicators in the European Union.

This chapter on agricultural sector pressure indicators in the EU, tries to build the bridge between environmental scientists and decision-makers. The overall objective of the chapter is to produce a tool that serves environmental policy in a way similar to that of the system of national accounts,...

Author(s)
Jesinghaus, J.
ISBN
1999 CABI (H ISBN 9780851992891)
Type
Book chapter

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