Essays about: "Conservation."

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  1. 1. “The forest is gone bit by bit" - Deforestation and its impacts on indigenous communities in Prey Lang, Cambodia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Marie Theresa Jürgensen; [2022]
    Keywords : Kuy indigenous people; resource frontiers; frontiers of existence; Prey Lang; Cambodia; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Globally, deforestation is occurring at staggering rates and causing tremendous impacts on the planet. Indigenous people, in particular, have long depended on the forest, and their beliefs and ways of life are highly affected by the changes occurring around them. READ MORE

  2. 2. Geographical expansion rate of a brown bear population in Fennoscandia and the factors explaining the directional variations

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Lisbet Hougaard Baklid; [2022]
    Keywords : Geography; GIS; brown bear; expansion rate; Ursus arctos; Fennoscandia; Sweden; barrier; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The brown bears, Ursus arctos L., in the Scandinavian peninsula were distributed in almost all counties before aimed reduction during the 1700-1900s (Swenson et al. 1995). From 1981-2013 the population increased more than five times (Chapron et al. READ MORE

  3. 3. Odling av växter för naturvård i Sverige : behovsanalys och processbeskrivning

    University essay from SLU/Department of People and Society

    Author : Sofia Dahlgren; [2022]
    Keywords : Inhemska växter; naturvård; odling; kärlväxter; ängsväxter; ekologi; bevarandebiologi; biologisk mångfald; ekosystemtjänster; restaurering;

    Abstract : Förlusten av biologisk mångfald är numera ett erkänt problem över hela världen. Många forskare och organisationer har gått ut med att vi måste restaurera stora naturområden med utarmade ekosystem för att bromsa och helst vända denna trend (Balvanera et al. 2019; IUCN 2019). READ MORE

  4. 4. How does an adaptation of forest management to storm damage risk affect indicators for sustainable forestry? : an analysis with Heureka PlanWise in a future with an increased risk of storm damages to forests

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Resource Management

    Author : Linnea Larsson; [2022]
    Keywords : changing climate; decision support system; forest damage; forest management; storm; trade-off; ; wind;

    Abstract : With a changing climate, the risk for damage to the forest will increase. In Sweden, large storm damages have been more common under the 20th century and are also the damaging event that has resulted in the largest damages in Europe. READ MORE

  5. 5. Trade-offs between land conservation and agricultural production: Case study of the Spanish Lookout area and the Belize Maya Forest Reserve

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Tomas Castro Rojas; [2022]
    Keywords : LULUCF; agriculture; deforestation frontiers; remote sensing; biodiversity; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Habitat destruction (evidenced in land use change) represents one of the biggest threats to environmental resources and biodiversity. In the tropics, this threat is maximized as deforestation frontiers have expanded into natural ecosystems at increasing rates over the last decades for agricultural cropping and livestock husbandry. READ MORE