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Natural Resources And Environment Protection: A Theoretical Approach


  • Marioara RUSU

    (Institute of Agricultural Economics, Romanian Academy, Bucharest)

  • Violeta SIMIONESCU

    (Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, University Ovidius Constanţa)


The economic activities have contributed to the gradual diminution of natural resources over time and have had a significant impact upon the environment. The paper attempts to provide the interested persons with a theoretical-methodological framework referring to the economy of natural resources and environment protection, while focusing on the agricultural sector.

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  • Marioara RUSU & Violeta SIMIONESCU, 2016. "Natural Resources And Environment Protection: A Theoretical Approach," Agricultural Economics and Rural Development, Institute of Agricultural Economics, vol. 13(1), pages 59-68.
  • Handle: RePEc:iag:reviea:v:13:y:2016:i:1:p:59-68

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    More about this item


    natural resources; environment protection; ecological footprint.;
    All these keywords.

    JEL classification:

    • Q01 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - General - - - Sustainable Development
    • Q50 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Environmental Economics - - - General


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