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Character matters

Character matters

Bartlett, Deborah ORCID: 0000-0002-5125-6466 and Milliken, Sarah ORCID: 0000-0001-7151-8753 (2018) Character matters. Landscape: The Journal of the Landscape Institute. pp. 24-25. ISSN 2055-5466 (Online)

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Developing countries offer opportunities to introduce integrated approaches to land-use planning before the industrialisation process adversely affects the environment. India has seen a marked increase in both population and industrial activity in recent years, and while positive consequences include improved communications and literacy, poorly planned growth has exacerbated social inequalities, damaged the environment, and compromised the delivery of ecosystem services. In this paper the potential for landscape character and ecosystem services assessment to be integrated into land use planning in India is explored using Gujarat, the most rapidly industrialising region, as a case study.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: landscape character land use planning participation India
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
Faculty / School / Research Centre / Research Group: Faculty of Engineering & Science
Faculty of Engineering & Science > Biology & Biotechnology Research Group
Faculty of Education, Health & Human Sciences > School of Human Sciences (HUM)
Last Modified: 09 Oct 2021 04:45

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