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Dace Kaufmane; Liga Proskina; Liga Paula; Dr.Kaspars Naglis Liepa
•    Prof. DSc. Oleksandr Trofymchuk, UKRAINE 
•    Prof. Dr. hab. oec. Baiba Rivza, LATVIA
A study of the bioregion paradigm reveals that bioregions can be diverse. A bioregion is a construct of the human mind that evolves to resist the continued destruction of wild systems in an effort to restore ecological balance. Latvia has a diverse landscape, relatively rich biological diversity and cultural heritage, which provides a solid foundation for the creation of potential bioregions. The UN Sustainable Development Goals, the European Green Deal and other documents offer solutions to make our farming more sustainable in the long term. Recently, these ideas have also been brought up to date in Latvia, where one of the topical issues is the identification of bioregion development opportunities. The research results reveal that, in general, the bioregion approach is suitable for the development of rural areas, as it promotes ecological sustainability, social justice, and place identity. In accordance with the procedure established by the legislation, 658 specially protected nature territories have been established in Latvia and their management is carried out by four regional structural units of the Nature Conservation Agency. By actualizing bioregions, it is potentially possible to solve various problems related to the full use of the economic potential of these territories. The purpose of the article is to emphasize the importance of biological diversity and protected areas in the creation of bioregions in Latvia.
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The paper is based on the results of the Fundamental and Applied Research project No.lzp-2022/1-0519 “Bio-Regions as an Integrated Strategy for the SustainableDevelopment of Rural Territories in Latvia” financially supported by the Ministry ofEducation and Science of the Republic of Latvia.
Proceedings of 23rd International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference SGEM 2023
23rd International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference SGEM 2023, 28-30 November, 2023
Proceedings Paper
STEF92 Technology
International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference-SGEM
SWS Scholarly Society; Acad Sci Czech Republ; Latvian Acad Sci; Polish Acad Sci; Russian Acad Sci; Serbian Acad Sci and Arts; Natl Acad Sci Ukraine; Natl Acad Sci Armenia; Sci Council Japan; European Acad Sci, Arts and Letters; Acad Fine Arts Zagreb Croatia; Croatian Acad Sci and Arts; Acad Sci Moldova; Montenegrin Acad Sci and Arts; Georgian Acad Sci; Acad Fine Arts and Design Bratislava; Russian Acad Arts; Turkish Acad Sci.
28-30 November, 2023
bioregion, biological diversity, sustainability, specially protected nature territories.