Biodiversity: Agriculture

Authored by: Deborah Stinner

Terrestrial Ecosystems and Biodiversity

Print publication date:  June  2020
Online publication date:  May  2020

Print ISBN: 9781138333918
eBook ISBN: 9780429445651
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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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