Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Should agricultural policies encourage land sparing or wildlife-friendly farming?

Fischer, Joern; Brosi, Berry; Daily, Gretchen C.; Ehrlich, Paul R.; Holdman, Rebecca; Goldstein, Joshua; Manning, Adrian; Mooney, Harold A; Pejchar, Liba; Ranganathan, Jai; Tallis, Heather; Lindenmayer, David

Description

As the demands on agricultural lands to produce food, fuel, and fiber continue to expand, effective strategies are urgently needed to balance biodiversity conservation and agricultural production. "Land sparing" and "wildlife-friendly farming" have been proposed as seemingly opposing strategies to achieve this balance. In land sparing, homogeneous areas of farmland are managed to maximize yields, while separate reserves target biodiversity conservation. Wildlife-friendly farming, in contrast,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/36860
Source: Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment
DOI: 10.1890/070019

Download

File Description SizeFormat Image
01_Fischer_Should_agricultural_policies_2008.pdf799.14 kBAdobe PDF    Request a copy
02_Fischer_Should_agricultural_policies_2008.pdf992.9 kBAdobe PDF    Request a copy


Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  12 November 2018/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator