Essays about: "Biosphere Reserve"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 20 essays containing the words Biosphere Reserve.

  1. 1. Our Valuable Nature : Making the forest a common concern to guide rural development in Norrland

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Arkitekthögskolan vid Umeå universitet

    Author : Johanna Lindström; [2019]
    Keywords : Rural; Norrland; Forest; Biosphere Reserve; Forest Research; Architecture;

    Abstract : In Norrland, forests make up the biggest area of land, where different activities and actors exist in the same locations. Conflicts arise when different actors and agendas clash, making it hard to have a sustainable co-existence in the forest. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Po Delta Biosphere Reserve: Management challenges and priorities deriving from anthropogenic pressure and sea level rise

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Damiano Vesentini; [2019]
    Keywords : geography; GIS; environmental pressure; water quality; nutrient accumulation; rising sea level; climate change; value for conservation; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The Po Delta Biosphere Reserve is located in Northern Italy and has attained recognition by UNESCO in 2015 due to its unique natural and cultural value. The reserve covers an area of approximately 140 000 hectares, supporting a human population of 118 000, as well as a complex mosaic of ecosystems, which are found in this transitional waters landscape. READ MORE

  3. 3. UNESCO Biosphere Reserves in Sweden: Ideal concept for development or inefficient decorative label?

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Kulturgeografi

    Author : Annette Maria Krause; [2018]
    Keywords : UNESCO Biosphere Reserves; protected areas; socio-economic development; tourism; sustainable development; panel data;

    Abstract : UNESCO’s Biosphere Reserve model reflects a shift from segregating towards more integrating area protection. This is attempted to be achieved through combining environmental protection with sustainable development, acknowledging hereby also human interests. READ MORE

  4. 4. Accumulation by Conservation : Conflicts between aquaculture, protected mangroves and small-scale fisheries in Marismas Nacionales, Mexico

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Enrique Szendro; [2018]
    Keywords : sustainable development; conservation management; small-scale fisheries; mangroves; political ecology; Ramsar protected areas;

    Abstract : Brackish water ecosystems such as mangroves are among the most biodiverse in the world. The mangroves located in the Gulf of California, Mexico are not an exception. READ MORE

  5. 5. Genetic analysis of the otter population (Lutra lutra) in Kristianstad’s Vattenrike Biosphere Reserve, Sweden

    University essay from Högskolan Kristianstad/Sektionen för lärande och miljö

    Author : Sanne Bergman; [2017]
    Keywords : Conservation biology; DNA; Ecology; Microsatellites; Non-invasive capture-mark-recapture; Population bottleneck; Population monitoring; Threatened species; Bevarandebiologi; DNA; Ekologi; Genetisk flaskhals; Hotade arter; Mikrosatelliter; Icke-invasiv fångst- och återfångst; Populationsövervakning;

    Abstract : During the past century the Swedish otter (Lutra lutra) population showed a rapid decline in abundance and genetic diversity. Among the most affected areas was the southern province of Skåne. After prohibiting hunting of otters and banning harmful pollutants like PCB, Swedish populations slowly recovered. READ MORE