Essays about: "conservation of natural resources wildlife"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 essays containing the words conservation of natural resources wildlife.

  1. 1. The relative contribution of vertebrates and invertebrates to ecosystem services and disservices after cereal harvest

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Examensarbeten i biologi

    Author : Cecilia Hjort; [2017]
    Keywords : Biology and Life Sciences;

    Abstract : Structural changes to agricultural landscapes due to agricultural intensification caused declines in biodiversity and abundance of animal groups providing ecosystem services and disservices to agriculture. Little is known about the relative contribution of animals to services and disservices after harvest and how these animal groups are affected by landscape configuration. READ MORE

  2. 2. Human-wildlife conflict mitigation in Peninsular Malaysia : lessons learnt, current views and future directions

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Stamatios Asimopoulos; [2016]
    Keywords : wildlife; wild animals; Malaysia; environmental conservation; agriculture expansion;

    Abstract : Among the wild animals in peninsular Malaysia tigers and elephants seem to be the most threatened species after the Malaysian rhinoceros which have dwindled to critically low numbers. Agriculture expansion and palm oil production is the main driving force that affects natural habitat of these magnificent mammals bringing people in conflict with wild animals. READ MORE

  3. 3. Restoration of natural disturbances: impact on distribution and performance of dominant ants (Formica spp.) by fire and gap dynamics

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Wildlife, Fish and Environmental Studies

    Author : Rebecca Larsson; [2015]
    Keywords : boreal forests; conservation management; honeydew harvesting efficiency; nest density; Sweden;

    Abstract : Disturbance regimes caused by fire and wind storms used to be common features in the Swedish boreal forests. However, due to an intense forest management, these events have declined rapidly. READ MORE

  4. 4. Wildlife resources- a victim of "the Tragedy of the Commons"?- A case study of Zambia

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för företagande och ledning

    Author : Emelie Lin; [2015]
    Keywords : Community based natural resource management; Tragedy of the commons; Zambia; Common-pool resources theory; Incentive theory;

    Abstract : Environmental resources consist of a vast diversity of ecosystems and species from forests, waters and wildlife. These resources can be seen as public goods as they provide valuable services to people, but rarely do they have a fair (or any) market price assigned to them. READ MORE

  5. 5. Expanding Protection of Ecosystem Services on Agricultural Lands in the U.S.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Maria Zondervan; [2011]
    Keywords : ecosystem services; agriculture; farm bills; conservation programs; environmental policies; Agriculture and Food Sciences; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Ecosystem services that people depend upon for their well-being are being lost at an alarming rate. These services include the provisioning of natural resources, food, medicine, flood protection, climate regulation, water purification, and biodiversity retention. In the U.S. READ MORE