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This ebook tells the tale of a fertile ecu kingdom that, because of over-population and army armament, over-exploited its fields and forests in a nonsustainable style. via the eighteenth century, Denmark, in addition to different eu nations, stumbled on itself in an ecological hindrance: transparent felling of forests, sand waft, floods, insufficient soil fertilization and livestock ailment. This e-book explains how the concern used to be conquer, and is the 1st try and comprehend early glossy Europe from a always ecological perspective.

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33-5. 33 Erik Pontoppidan 1776-81, VI, p. 566. Einar Storgaard 1952-3. 35 Erik Pontoppidan 1763-81, IV, p. 250. , VI, p. 726. 38 On the other hand, the attempt made for many years near the end of the eighteenth century by Niels Ditlev Riegels to reclaim B0t0 Bay, which at that time covered a large part of the south of Falster with water, was a failure. Riegels, who even went so far as to initiate the work at his own expense, had a canal dug, almost 6 kilometres long, near the small town of Marrebaek, after which he had to abandon the project.

Action against sand drift had to be started all over again in many places, for example, by sowing marram grass (reported by Hans Kuhlman, Geographical Institute, University of Copenhagen). Hald 1833, pp. 33-5. 33 Erik Pontoppidan 1776-81, VI, p. 566. Einar Storgaard 1952-3. 35 Erik Pontoppidan 1763-81, IV, p. 250. , VI, p. 726. 38 On the other hand, the attempt made for many years near the end of the eighteenth century by Niels Ditlev Riegels to reclaim B0t0 Bay, which at that time covered a large part of the south of Falster with water, was a failure.

Erik Viborg 1795, p. 12. Edvard Holm 1907, p. 15; Gregers Begtrup 1803-12,1, p. 94. 13 J. Bruel 1918, p. 110. P. Christian Nielsen 1982. 36 The Ecological Revolution reaucratic antipathy towards R0hl himself. R0hl, though unusually competent, was at the same time, judging from all reports, quarrelsome, which had led to conflicts during his work in North Zealand. 15 In the 1740s, 1750s, and 1760s, halting sand drift was left to local initiative everywhere. Teilmann's work was continued at the southern end of Ringk0bing Fjord, but with limited success.

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