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Impacts of the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

  • Sebastian LaknerEmail author
  • Carsten Holst
  • Andreas Dittrich
  • Christian Hoyer
  • Guy Pe’er
Chapter

Abstract

Over the past decades, the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy has been supporting farmers. At the same time, one could observe a sharp decline in farmland-biodiversity.

Keywords

Common agricultural policy Greening Ecological focus areas Biodiversity Agri-environment schemes 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sebastian Lakner
    • 1
    Email author
  • Carsten Holst
    • 1
  • Andreas Dittrich
    • 2
  • Christian Hoyer
    • 3
  • Guy Pe’er
    • 4
    • 5
    • 6
  1. 1.Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural DevelopmentUniversity of GöttingenGöttingenGermany
  2. 2.Department of Computational Landscape EcologyHelmholtz Centre for Environmental Research–UFZLeipzigGermany
  3. 3.German Environment AgencySection National and International Environmental ReportingDessau-RosslauGermany
  4. 4.German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-LeipzigUniversity of LeipzigLeipzigGermany
  5. 5.Department of EconomicsHelmholtz Centre for Environmental Research–UFZLeipzigGermany
  6. 6.Department of Ecosystem ServicesHelmholtz Centre for Environmental Research–UFZLeipzigGermany

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