Biodiversity: Agriculture

Authored by: Deborah Stinner

Encyclopedia of Natural Resources

Print publication date:  July  2014
Online publication date:  June  2014

Print ISBN: 9781439852583
eBook ISBN: 9781351043847
Adobe ISBN:

10.1081/E-ENRL-K12411_120010502

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Abstract

No other human activity has greater impact on the Earth’s biodiversity than agriculture. Expansion of human agricultural activity around the globe historically has resulted in significant impacts on global biodiversity. Although agriculture and biodiversity often are inversely related, biodiversity enhancement can be a key organizing principle in sustainable agroecosystems.

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