Essays about: "Peru"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 94 essays containing the word Peru.

  1. 1. Water Management in the midst of Climate Change and Growing Tourism: A Field Study from the Peruvian Andes

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Robert Nylander; [2017-03-28]
    Keywords : Water Management; Peruvian Andes; Water Users; Climate Change; Tourism;

    Abstract : According to climate researchers, melting glaciers is one of the most sever effects of the globalclimate change. Peru that contains more than seventy percent of the world’s tropical glaciers isparticularly vulnerable to this effect. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Behavioural Ecology of a Potentially Undescribed Morph of Saki Monkey (genus Pithecia) in a Highly Diverse Primate Community

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för ekologi och genetikUppsala universitet/Institutionen för biologisk grundutbildning

    Author : Emily Lehtonen; [2017]
    Keywords : Amazon; behavioural ecology; niche differentiation; Peru; Pithecia; primates; saki monkey;

    Abstract : The importance of tropical forests for global diversity and ecosystem function is well established in scientific literature, but is undermined by gaps in our knowledge of tropical ecosystems and species. Primates play important functional roles in these ecosystems, and despite constituting one of the most well-recognised taxa in the world, many species remain poorly studied. READ MORE

  3. 3. Fibre quality and fertility in male alpacas in Cusco region, Peru

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Clinical Sciences

    Author : Fanny Bengtsson; [2016]
    Keywords : alpaca; camelid; fibre quality; fertility;

    Abstract : The aim of this study was to evaluate if there is any correlation between fibre quality and male mating behaviour (as a marker of fertility) in alpacas. The theory was that the more masculine males would have coarser fibres with a larger diameter because of higher testosterone levels. READ MORE

  4. 4. Improving waste management systems from households in Peru. : An economic, social and ecologic profitable investment.

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för byggd miljö och energiteknik (BET)

    Author : Enrique Moran; [2016]
    Keywords : Waste management; Household; Landfill; Biogas; Energy production; Investment; Peru; Socio-economical situation; Treatment plants;

    Abstract : In the waste management system of Peru, there is a lot to fix, change and improve from households areas. In this report is presented why and how necessary is the construction of landfills to have an appropriate place to dispose the waste of the collection . READ MORE

  5. 5. Community-based conservation in Peruvian Amazon. Attempts to save the red uakari of Loreto

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Amanda Berglund; [2016]
    Keywords : Amazon Rainforest; Collective action; Loreto; Peru Sustainable Development; Uakari;

    Abstract : Abstract. In Peru, the population of a very rare monkey species called the red uakari (Cacajao calvus ucayalii) lives in the Amazon rainforest in an area called Loreto. The natural resources of Loreto have been exploited due to large anthropogenic pressure which has affected the biodiversity. READ MORE