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Spatial distribution of ecosystem services values supplied by forests and grasslands: case study from the Austrian Alps
Ecosystem services (ES) are considered the conditions and processes through which natural ecosystems sustain and fulfil human life. In the decision making process related to the natural resources management, two key-aspects ...
Stakeholders' Preferences and Economic Value of Forest Ecosystem Services: an Example in the Italian Alps
(INST FORESTRY LRCAF, 2015)
Alpine forest environments provide a wide range of ecosystem services essential for human life and well-being. Albeit the benefits they yield, ecosystem services' value is often underestimated because it is not reflected ...
Experts’ Perceptions of the Effects of Forest Biomass Harvesting on Sustainability in the Alpine Region
In the EU political agenda, the use of forest biomass for energy has grown rapidly and significantly, in order to mitigate carbon dioxide emissions and reduce the energy dependence on fossil fuels of European member ...
Stakeholder analysis in the biomass energy development based on the experts’ opinions: the example of Triglav National Park in Slovenia
The paper presents a method for identifying and classifying local stakeholders involved in renewable energy development. The method is based on the expert assessment and comprises three main steps: (1) identification of ...