6. Responses to Land Degradation from Perception to Action

  1. Anton Imeson1,2

Published Online: 21 FEB 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119977759.ch6

Desertification, Land Degradation and Sustainability

Desertification, Land Degradation and Sustainability

How to Cite

Imeson, A. (2011) Responses to Land Degradation from Perception to Action, in Desertification, Land Degradation and Sustainability, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119977759.ch6

Author Information

  1. 1

    Foundation 3D Environmental Change, Foundation For Sustainable Development (FSD), The Netherlands

  2. 2

    University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 FEB 2012
  2. Published Print: 30 DEC 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470714485

Online ISBN: 9781119977759

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Keywords:

  • responses to land degradation, perception to action;
  • Soil Conservation and Protections Strategies for Europe;
  • The Alicante and Murcia case study in Spain;
  • SCAPE, instruments of best land management practices;
  • soil threats, local and bounded in place, time;
  • environmentally sensitive areas (ESAs);
  • European policy, response and governance;
  • adaptive systems approach;
  • European soil strategy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Environmentally sensitive areas

  • The European policy, response, and governance

  • Applying the adaptive systems approach explicitly

  • Responding with laws to protect the land and soil

  • European law and the requirements of the convention

  • The European soil strategy

  • Romania: A model national action plan

  • Italy and the convention

  • References and further reading