IMPACT OF AGRI-ENVIRONMENTAL ECOSYSTEM SERVICES ON FARM LANDSCAPES

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agro-ecosystem services, agricultural landscape, impact, implementation

Abstract

More than a third of the Earth's total land area is used for agriculture and grazing, leading to alarming rates of land conversion and habitat loss for a variety of plant and animal species. Conventional agricultural production, in both methods and practice, is responsible for high rates of biodiversity degradation, soil erosion, reduced water potential, and impacts on a range of ecosystem services. In Bulgaria, research on economic and other issues related to agroecosystem services is at an early stage. With few exceptions, there is a virtual lack of research on the dominant forms of agroecosystem services management in the country . This paper aims to investigate the impact of implementing ecosystem services on the shaping of the landscape on farms. As well as to further the understanding of the impact of multiple agroecological ecosystem services in farm landscapes.Keywords: agro-ecological services, landscape, impact, implementation.

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2023-12-19

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Ivanov, S. and Fidanska, B. (2023) “IMPACT OF AGRI-ENVIRONMENTAL ECOSYSTEM SERVICES ON FARM LANDSCAPES”, Journal of Management Sciences and Applications, 2(2), pp. 310–317. Available at: https://jomsa.science/index.php/jomsa/article/view/49 (Accessed: 16 July 2024).