How does smallholder farming practice and environmental awareness vary across village communities in the karst terrain of southwest China?
作者: David M OliverYing ZhengLarissa A. NaylorMadeleine MurtaghSusan WaldronTao Peng
作者单位: 1Biological & Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA, UK
2School of Geographical & Earth Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, G12 8QQ, UK
3Puding Karst Ecosystem Research Station, State Key Laboratory of Environmental Geochemistry, Institute of Geochemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Puding, 562100, China
刊名: Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 2020, Vol.288
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.agee.2019.106715
关键词: Environmental awarenessFarmer surveysKarst critical zoneKnowledge exchangeSoil and water management
原始语种摘要: Abstract(#br)Worldwide, karst terrain is highly sensitive to human activity due to extensive areas of thin soil and rapid water flow to groundwater. In the southwest China karst region, poor farming decisions can promote land degradation and reduce water quality with negative consequences for livelihoods in a region where farmers already suffer from the highest national poverty rates. Targeting management advice to farmers through knowledge exchange and decision support can help alleviate land use impacts on the karst environment but first requires baseline knowledge of how local farming communities understand and approach soil and water management. We used a catchment-wide survey (n = 312 individuals in seven villages) to investigate differences in environmental awareness, catchment...
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  • farming 农事
  • China 中国
  • practice 实践
  • management 管理
  • karst 岩溶
  • across 横过
  • awareness 意识
  • sustain 支持
  • environmental 环境的
  • poverty 贫穷