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To improve such design, natural soils should be preserved in strategic places where urban growth encroaches into pristine areas and new forested areas should be created following some principles suggested by landscape ecologists aiming to get the landscape ecologically more functional (Antrop 2004).
Hence, the distinction between rural and urban has also been diffused and multifaceted (Antrop, 2004).
This degradation of natural resources calls for adjustments in land-use and farm practices as well as adjustments in policy that support a reconnection of nature and society (Altieri, 1989; Simon, 1995; Ahern, 1999; Baudry et al., 2000; Thenail, 2002; Antrop, 2004; van der Ploeg, 2006), and which should result in the increase of physical stocks, the quality of end-products, the generation of employment, and the capacity to maintain and/or improve the quality of the natural environment (Daly, 1990; Naredo, 1996).
Behind these trends are three major driving forces summarised by Marc Antrop for the whole of Europe: accessibility, urbanisation and globalisation.
The present-day land use is the result of a long evolution, a "palimpsest" (Eetvelde and Antrop, 2009), which reflects the dynamic of the human activities.
Globalization processes connected to rapid expansion of cities--transnational migration of people, introduction of new technologies and materials, prevalence of urban life style over rural style (Antrop 2005)--threaten the existence of traditional aesthetical features of each given landscape type (Antrop et al.
2004; Wheeler, Beatley 2004; Antrop 2005; Baker 2005; Juskevicius 2005; Whitehead 2006; Puzachenko 2006; Kavaliauskas 2008a, 2008b, 2011; Daunora 2010 ir kt.), diskusijas sia tema vargu ar galima laikyti uzbaigtomis.