A glimpse out the window: Landscapes, livelihoods, and the environment

Ruth DeFries, Gregory P. Asner, Jonathan Foley

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Abstract

As human society develops, agriculture and urbanization shape the land in increasingly complex ways to fulfill human needs. Such a changing landscape can have unexpected effects on health, society, and the environment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)22-36
Number of pages15
JournalEnvironment
Volume48
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2006
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Global and Planetary Change
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment
  • Water Science and Technology

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