Essays about: "Biodiversity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1340 essays containing the word Biodiversity.

  1. 1. Non-native plants in mountain ecosystems. An exploration of plant diversity and its response to road disturbance and alien invasion.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / Instiutionen för biologi och miljövetenskap

    Author : Anderberg Lina; [2023-10-19]
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    Abstract : Understanding patterns of invasive plants becomes ever more important as anthropogenic presence continues to facilitate their spread. In mountainous landscapes, cases of establishment by nonnative species have become frequent, despite the environmentally unfavorable conditions for plants less adapted to the harsh climate. READ MORE

  2. 2. CARRY ON WITH CARRION? A wildlife road infrastructure study regarding the effects of ethical justification on policy acceptance

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Lauren L. Yehle; [2023-08-31]
    Keywords : policy acceptance; environmental ethics; intrinsic value; ecosystem services; conservation;

    Abstract : Policy acceptance is an important aspect of compliance and government effectiveness. Political science and psychology researchers have attempted to understand policy acceptance through individual and contextual factors but still cannot explain all attitudinal differences. READ MORE

  3. 3. Incorporation of climate effects in marine spatial planning. Possible Climate Refugia on the Swedish West Coast Based on Two Climate Scenarios

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för marina vetenskaper

    Author : Eric Strömberg; [2023-08-11]
    Keywords : Climate Refugia; Climate Change; Representative Concentration Patterns; Marine Spatial Planning; Geographical Information Systems; Temperature; Salinity; Marine Management; Swedish West Coast;

    Abstract : Climate change poses a significant threat to the survival and distribution of marine species and habitats. Identification and conservation of climate refugia have emerged as a strategy to safeguard vulnerable habitats and promote species resilience. READ MORE

  4. 4. The use of regurgitated pellets from the great cormorant to detect the presence of the round goby

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / Institutionen för biologi och miljövetenskap

    Author : Tim Dorup; [2023-08-07]
    Keywords : Invasive species; Regurgitated pellets; Great cormorant; Round goby; dPCR;

    Abstract : The round goby (Neogobius melanostomus) is an invasive alien species that poses one of the greatest threats to biodiversity and ecosystem services in Sweden today. The round goby originates from the Black Sea and Caspian Sea but has in recent decades rapidly spread with global shipping traffic to new areas in Europe and North America. READ MORE

  5. 5. Invasive plant species in southwest Sweden: Evaluation methods of removal by empirical study and literature review

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / Institutionen för biologi och miljövetenskap

    Author : Carl-Johan Dekker; [2023-08-07]
    Keywords : Invasive alien species; management; nature conservation; biodiversity;

    Abstract : Invasive alien species (IAS), are one of the five biggest threats to biodiversity worldwide. An instrument for biodiversity protection in Sweden is the establishment and management of nature reserves. The goal of nature reserves is to protect valuable nature and rare species to preserve biodiversity. READ MORE