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By J.D. van Mansvelt

This paintings is an interdisciplinary, cross-cultural, widely-calibrated list for european sustainable panorama administration, that's meant to serve either as an analytical device of reference in addition to a layout software for neighborhood, local and eu coverage making on sustainable developments.

The device has been constructed out of a multidisciplinary research in european international locations which used to be designed to determine what often is the total requisites for a sustainable administration of the panorama of rural parts. may perhaps those conditions be introduced jointly in a entire process with adequate consistency to conform with the proposal that the panorama is an entity, which might be controlled consequently? Cooperation of the medical specialists with these curious about the sensible aspect, and alternating plenary reporting with subgroup visits to farms within the rural landscapes of the members' nations, allowed for the improvement of a few actually interdisciplinary teamwork. natural agriculture has been integrated to determine how natural agriculture contributes to the agricultural panorama.

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The main targets of column six (physiognomy and cultural geography) are derived from the characteristics of the landscape’s sustainable features and its identity as defined by experts. Thus, column six is based on disciplines like landscape physiognomy and cultural geography, landscape planning and landscape architecture. The targets of these two columns together (psychology and physiognomy) should warrant the aesthetic and ethic dimensions of the landscape development, sharing with the development of people, which is and will be expressed and impressed in its past values and future potentials.

They need positions to be taken and are actually affected by all decisions made. Our point of view is that the more explicitly decisions are made referring to the positions taken, the better it is for a democratic dialogue. Referring to the fact that the world is round, meaning that imperishable wastes can not be put outside the world and its resources are limited, meaning that they must be shared, it is relevant to be aware of the material impacts of the implementation of each of these positions.

These ranges of the values, however, are by no means universal. g. ) and can also vary within the region's socio-economic conditions, as well as its human capacities and cultural values. 1. Column 3 concerns the economic criteria and column 4 concerns the social criteria for sustainable landscape management. : psychology and physiognomy/culturalgeography. 3. 2). 1, which forms with its six columns the Table of the Checklist. The main criteria of each column are presented in bold and 14 inch letters and the sub-criteria are presented in bold and 12 inch letters.

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