The article presents Dinaric karst, human impacts in the area, and its long history of deforestation, transformation into stony semi-desert, and a century long reforestation, where plans to restore the primary thick soil were just hoping against hope.
Gams, Ivan and Matej Gabrovec.
Land use and human impact in the Dinaric karst.
International Journal of Speleology,
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