HNV Farmland: South West Germany
by Benjamin T. Hill & Rainer Luick
The Black Forest is most renowned for its vast expense of montane forest and cuckoo clocks. Equally important for biodiversity are species-rich grasslands and dwarf-shrub communities, which dominate the high-lying areas in the south ...
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Swabian Alb - Transhumance & High-Tech
Less then 50 km lie between the production-sites of Germanys most luxurious cars and juniper heathlands rich in orchids, where shepherds still look after their flocks in traditional ways ...
Land use change
At no time in history, land-use has seen such a dramatic change as in the past 100 years. The resulting disruption of important ecological processes is less apparent ...
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