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Biodiversity at the landscape level: recent concepts and perspectives for multifunctional land use

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Acknowledgment

We cordially thank the authors, reviewers and the EIC for their commitment and patience to make this special section possible. Further, we are indebted to the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) for their generous funding of the Collaborative Research Centre (SFB) 299 ‘Land-use Options for Marginal Regions’ since 1997. We also thank the speaker of the SFB 299, Hans-Georg Frede, and his group for their dedication in organising the conference on ‘Multifunctionality of Landscapes’.

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Otte, A., Simmering, D. & Wolters, V. Biodiversity at the landscape level: recent concepts and perspectives for multifunctional land use. Landscape Ecol 22, 639–642 (2007). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10980-007-9094-6

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