Essays about: "Ecosystem Resilience"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 124 essays containing the words Ecosystem Resilience.

  1. 1. Examining the protective services of mangroves at a regional scale in Indonesia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Mikaela Gomez; [2022]
    Keywords : Mangroves; Nature-Based Solutions; Disaster Risk Reduction; Exposure; GIS; Remote Sensing; Science General;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to examine how the exposure of the coastal population of Kalimantan, Indonesia changed as a result of coastal mangrove loss and population growth. The change of exposure has therefore been calculated through the loss of mangrove biomass, through deforestation and degradation, over time, as well the increase in population living within 10km2 of disturbed mangroves. READ MORE

  2. 2. How do we get everybody at the table? Enhancing diversity in multi-stakeholder processes for landscape restoration.

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för strategisk hållbar utveckling

    Author : Ilse Hoekstra; Valentina Abalzati; Amanda Lanham; Paula Carramashi-Gabriel; [2022]
    Keywords : Diversity; Resilience; Landscape Restoration; Historically Absent Groups; Multi-Stakeholder Process;

    Abstract : Global ecosystem degradation challenging ecological and social thresholds demands urgent responses that address systemically the complex interrelationships between humans and nature. To improve the adaptive capacity of the social systems and strengthen its resilience to respond to external challenges affecting landscapes, multi-stakeholder approaches for landscape restoration involving diverse actors expressing different perspectives are important. READ MORE

  3. 3. Hur kan man öka den biologiska mångfalden i urbana grönområden?

    University essay from SLU/Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)

    Author : Axel Linton; [2022]
    Keywords : Biologisk; mångfald; ekosystem; urban; städer;

    Abstract : Den biologiska mångfalden har minskat betydligt de senaste decennierna. Urbanisering är en av faktorerna. Samtidigt har det visat sig att städer besitter potential för hög biologisk mångfald beroende deras geografiska placering och unika habitat. READ MORE

  4. 4. Pathways to resilient apple orchards –Economic and ecological aspects of Integrated Pest and Pollination Management

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Stockholm Resilience Centre

    Author : Anne Sophie Dietrich; [2022]
    Keywords : Integrated pest and pollination management; integrated economic-ecological modelling; resilient orchards; path dependenc;

    Abstract : Apple orchards as social-ecological systems provide high value crops and habitat for a variety of species. Yields are influenced by pest control and pollination services, and profit-oriented management often motivates the use of inputs, e.g., pesticides, to complement or replace these services. READ MORE

  5. 5. Just Sustainability Transitions in the Blue Economy: Towards Blue Justice in Small-Scale Artisanal Fisheries in the Pacific of Costa Rica

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Judith Baeta Humanes; [2022]
    Keywords : blue economy; small-scale artisanal fisheries; just transitions; blue justice; Costa Rica; fieldwork; Social Sciences; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The blue economy emerged as sustainable, inclusive and equitable alternative to traditional oceans economy. However, the current paradigm of oceans as development spaces has led to an acceleration of competing uses of marine resources causing ecosystem deterioration and human rights abuses that disproportionately affect vulnerable small-scale fisheries. READ MORE