As a countryside value, landscape can be defined as the spatial cohesion of the environment. The landscape can be approached in two ways:
• In the anthropogenic approach, landscape has a certain experience value. The importance of this value depends on the place of the countryside in society. In industrial societies and in agricultural societies, the experience value will be different.
• In the ecological approach, landscape has a certain ecological value. This value refers to the diversity of the landscape and thus the presence of different macro-and microenvironments. These environments are interrelated with biodiversity and thus with the ecological health of the countryside (see also "Resources," below).
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