Traditional Agricultural Landscapes in Slovakia and their role for biodiversity

Traditional agricultural landscapes (TAL) represent ecosystems that consist of a mosaic of small-scale arable fields and permanent agricultural cultivations such as grasslands, vineyards and high-trunk orchards. The article presents their assesment in terms of biodiversity. Work Biodiversity of Traditional Agricultural Landscapes in Slovakia and Their Threats by Jana Špulerová et al. …

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CALL FOR PAPERS – Workshop: ‘Floods, State, Dams and Dykes in Modern Times: Ecological and Socio-economic Transformations of the Rural World’

Stefan Dorondel is to convene a workshop entitled “Floods, State, Dams and Dykes in Modern Times: Ecological and Socio-economic Transformations of the Rural World.” The workshop will take place 18–20 June 2015 at the Francisc I. Rainer Institute of Anthropology Bucharest, part of the New Europe College Institute for Advanced Study …

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