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 71 % of the region is covered by vast forest area – Illyrian Fagus sylvatica forests. Wood is the most abundant and the most important natural resource in the area. More than 200 km2 present utilized agricultural area, with 92 % of grasslands. Most farms are therefore engaged in livestock, particularly cattle, sheep and breeding horses. 20 % of the region is grassland – dry karst meadows, pastures and also wetlands. Region has a lot of water resources, mainly because of karst aquifer and springs. A special position has The river Ljubljanica (river through Ljubljana). It is supplied with water from many karst influent streams belonging to two main catchment areas: Cerknica and Pivka. It vanishes into the ground and comes to the surface many times along its course, each time with a different name. So, the river is poetically said to have seven names. 71 % of the region is covered by vast forest area – Illyrian Fagus sylvatica forests. Wood is the most abundant and the most important natural resource in the area. More than 200 km2 present utilized agricultural area, with 92 % of grasslands. Most farms are therefore engaged in livestock, particularly cattle, sheep and breeding horses. 20 % of the region is grassland – dry karst meadows, pastures and also wetlands. Region has a lot of water resources, mainly because of karst aquifer and springs. A special position has The river Ljubljanica (river through Ljubljana). It is supplied with water from many karst influent streams belonging to two main catchment areas: Cerknica and Pivka. It vanishes into the ground and comes to the surface many times along its course, each time with a different name. So, the river is poetically said to have seven names.
  
-Beside provisioning [[:​wiki:​ecosystemservices|ecosystem services]] (like fuel wood and drinking water) these ecosystems offer regulating ecosystem services (relevant for AlpES) such as filtration, erosion control, [[:​wiki:​carbonsequestration|CO2 sequestration]] and also possibilities for outdoor recreation. Different species and landscapes have symbolic value for locals and visitors. The Green Karst is for example the tourist brand of the region that gathered all main touristic destinations – typical Karst features, historical and cultural monuments.+Beside provisioning [[:​wiki:​ecosystemservices|ecosystem services]] (like fuel wood and drinking water) these ecosystems offer regulating ecosystem services (relevant for AlpES) such as [[:​wiki:​surfacewaterfiltration|filtration]][[:​wiki:​protection_of_areas_against_avalanches_mudslides_and_rockfall|erosion control]], [[:​wiki:​carbonsequestration|CO2 sequestration]] and also possibilities for outdoor recreation. Different species and landscapes have symbolic value for locals and visitors. The Green Karst is for example the tourist brand of the region that gathered all main touristic destinations – typical Karst features, historical and cultural monuments.
  
  
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