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- Tayleur, Catherine; Balmford, Andrew; Buchanan, Graeme M.; Butchart, Stuart H. M.; Ducharme, Heather; Green, Rhys E.; Milder, Jeffrey C.; Sanderson, Fiona J.; Thomas, David H. L.; Vickery, Juliet; Phalan, Ben
- Conservation letters 2017 v.10 no.5 pp. 610-618
- staple foods, etc ; biodiversity; biodiversity conservation; business enterprises; certification; corn; cropland; crops; deforestation; financial institutions; rice; sustainable agriculture; tea; wheat; Show all 14 Subjects
- ... Voluntary sustainability standards have increased in uptake over the last decade; here, we explore their potential contribution to biodiversity conservation and other aspects of agricultural sustainability. We reviewed the content of 12 major crop standards and quantified their global coverage. All standards included some provisions for the protection of biodiversity, but we only identified two wi ...