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It was created in 2001 on a chestnut producers’ initiative (Dodelin and Pluvinet 2006).  10). g. relicts of volcanoes, rivers, chestnut and blueberry production areas, vineyards, water mills, old agricultural terraces). In the framework of the above mentioned research cooperation, four groups of functions, that can be managed by the farmers in addition to agricultural production, have been specified by a steering committee consisting of people elected from two communes, members of the Regional Chamber of Agriculture, persons from the Regional Natural Park, and researchers.

The rareness or uniqueness of species or ecosystems and the question of how to protect them have been the foundation of “traditional” nature conservation over the last century. The concept of more “progressive” nature conservation was developed three decades ago by the IUCN (1980) in defining targets for nature conservation that went beyond the preservation of species and pristine ecosystems. Among them are the maintenance of essential ecological processes and live-support systems, protection of genetic diversity and the management of human use of the biosphere in a sustainable manner.

Edition Tipografia Editrice Torinese, Turin, 237 pp Azzi G (1956) Agricultural ecology. Constable & Company, London, 424 pp Bensin BM (1928) Agroecological characteristics, description and classification of the local corn varieties chorotypes. Book (Publisher unknown) Bensin BM (1930) Possibilities for international cooperation in agroecological investigations. International review of agriculture. Mon Bull Agric Sci Pract (Rome) 21:277–284 Bensin BM (1938) Agroecology as a basic science of agriculture.

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