Essays about: "Deforestation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 196 essays containing the word Deforestation.

  1. 1. Sumatranoshörningen (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis) på gränsen till utrotning - En riskanalys

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljövetenskaplig utbildning

    Author : Amanda Gagné; [2021]
    Keywords : Sumatran rhinoceros; risk assessment; threats; conservation; Indonesia; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The critically endangered Sumatran rhinoceros (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis) has, due to previous hunting and habitat loss, diminished to a few non-viable and fragmented populations. Despite a relatively large amount of conservation efforts during the last 30 years, numbers are still declining. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sustainable Cattle Production in Brazil - The Agricultural Innovation System of Integrated Livestock Systems in Mato Grosso State

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Mads Stub Pullich; [2021]
    Keywords : Agricultural Innovation System; Deforestation; Sustainable Agriculture; Integrated Livestock Systems; Brazil; Mato Grosso; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The precarious state of affairs in the Brazilian Amazon rainforest, particularly in Mato Grosso, where unsustainable cattle ranching is driving the deforestation. Brazil needs to invest in sustainable development of its cattle production. READ MORE

  3. 3. Weight optimization of a harvesting head

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Anas Darwich; [2021]
    Keywords : Harvester; Forwarder; Topology optimization; Main plate; Skördare; Skrotare; Topologi optimering; Huvudplatta;

    Abstract : With the development of the deforestation industry and the increased demand for sawn goods and woods over the world, created a need for more efficient harvesting methods, a need that was represented by mechanized harvesters and forwarders in forestry. These machines are efficient when it comes to mass production and can cut and delimb trees of all sizes and kinds. READ MORE

  4. 4. Protected Areas in the Democratic Republic of Congo: An Effective and Equitable Tool for Forest Conservation?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Malte Ladewig; [2021]
    Keywords : Deforestation; poverty alleviation; geographic regression discontinuity; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Tropical rainforests cover large parts of the Democratic Republic of Congo. In light of recent surges in deforestation in the country, protected areas are a decisive component of the national conservation strategy. READ MORE

  5. 5. Urban foodprint - Exploring a design that merges urban landscape and local food production

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : David Einarsson; [2021]
    Keywords : urban design; urban farming; urban agriculture; self-sufficiency; local food production; sustainable development; urbanisation; soil quality; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : Globally, there is an intensification of agriculture that puts high pressure on local eco-systems. Soil degradation and deforestation are some effects that in the long-term perspectives cause agricultural degradation. Still, UN projects that we would need to increase our food production by 70 per cent to supply our growing population with food. READ MORE