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Title Countryside planning : new approaches to management and conservation / edited by Kevin Bishop and Adrian Phillips
Published London, UK ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2004


Description 1 online resource (xviii, 278 pages, 6 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
Contents Then and Now: Planning for Countryside Conservation / Kevin Bishop, Adrian Phillips -- Defining countryside conservation and planning -- Then: a lasting legacy -- Now: a new era? -- An outline -- The International Context for Countryside Planning and Management -- From Sandy to Rio: The Development of Biodiversity Action Planning / Kevin Bishop, Richard Cowell -- The road to Rio -- The road from Rio -- Re-framing the agenda -- European Frameworks for Nature Conservation: The Case of the Birds and Habitats Directives / Dave Burges -- The birds and habitats directives -- Delivery mechanisms -- Impact on the British planning system and wider countryside policy frameworks -- The changing context -- Our Landscape from a Wider Perspective / Adrian Phillips, Roger Clarke -- Landscape--an elusive concept for international policy -- Cultural landscapes and the world heritage convention -- Protected landscapes -- European landscape convention -- Recent developments in the European Union -- The implications for the UK -- Policy Context for Community Involvement in Countryside Planning / Diane Warburton -- Global and European drivers towards sustainable development, human rights and environmental policy -- The UK response -- New Concepts and Tools -- The Natural Area Experience / Keith Porter -- New solutions to old problems -- New needs and drivers -- Developing the framework -- Natural areas in practice -- The Assessment of Countryside and Landscape Character in England: An Overview / Carys Swanwick
Summary Annotation * Major and comprehensive new volume on countryside planning and management * Edited and with contributions by the leading authorities in the field * Essential reading on the future of the countryside for all professionals, organizations, teachers and students The "drivers" of countryside management and conservation are increasingly international and European. They aim to provide comprehensive new frameworks for the whole countryside, and community-driven planning and protection. This book examines the impact and effectiveness of these approaches, their integration and practical value, drawing on a range of highly relevant case studies. The result is a volume that provides a fully up-to-date review and analysis of the pressures on the countryside, the policies for the future, and the keys to successful implementation
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Regional planning.
Regional planning -- Environmental aspects
regional planning.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Regional Planning.
Regional planning
Regional planning -- Environmental aspects
Ruimtelijke ordening.
Ecologische aspecten.
Form Electronic book
Author Bishop, Kevin, 1966-
Phillips, Adrian
LC no. 2003012568
ISBN 9781849770910