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Record number 406826
Title Europe's ecological backbone: recognising the true value of our mountains
Author(s) Hazeu, G.W.; Roupioz, L.F.S.; Perez-Soba, M.
Source Copenhagen : Office for Official Publications of the European Communities (EEA report 6/2010) - ISBN 9789292131081 - 225
Department(s) CGI - Earth Observation
Publication type Research report
Publication year 2010
Keyword(s) berggebieden - milieuwetgeving - landgebruik - biodiversiteit - ecologie - klimaatverandering - bescherming - europa - ecosysteemdiensten - habitatrichtlijn - mountain areas - environmental legislation - land use - biodiversity - ecology - climatic change - protection - europe - ecosystem services - habitats directive
Categories Environmental Law / Nature Management (General)
Abstract Europe's mountain areas have social, economic and environmental capital of significance for the entire continent. This importance has been recognised since the late 19th century through national legislation; since the 1970s through regional structures for cooperation; and since the 1990s through regional legal instruments for the Alps and Carpathians. The European Union (EU) first recognised the specific characteristics of mountain areas in 1975 through the designation of Less Favoured Areas (LFAs). During the last decade, EU cohesion policy and the Treaty of Lisbon have both focused specifically on mountains
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