Essays about: "Indigenous"

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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. 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

  3. 3. Estimating the effective population size of Swedish native cattle : understanding the demographic trajectories of indigenous Swedish cattle breeds

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Breeding and Genetics

    Author : Dolapo Adepoju; [2022]
    Keywords : Swedish native cattle; effective population size; genetic drift; cattle demographic trajectories; native cattle conservation;

    Abstract : The indigenous cattle populations are on the decline globally with the continuous improvement of genetic gains in commercial breeds. Due to their unique adaptive features to the local ecosystem, traditional cattle breeds are pools of valuable genetic resources that could help combat the impact of climate change in the near future. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Social and Environmental Costs of the Water Management System of Chile: Inequalities in a Context of Scarcity

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Gianna Laura Angermayr; [2022]
    Keywords : Water Market; 1981 Water Code; Water Scarcity; Potable Water; Socio-ecological Justice; Power Relations; Agriculture; Campesinos; Indigenous Communities; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to present a more complete picture of Chile’s water management system in terms of the three pillars of sustainable development, namely regarding the social, environmental, and economic outcomes of the 1981 Water Code. The contribution of this research relies in the understanding of the law’s reproduction of socio- ecological inequalities and in the investigation of a possible link between commercial agricultural activities and prices of potable water in the sixteen administrative regions of Chile. READ MORE

  5. 5. Indigeneity and Industry at Bovanenkovo- Cooperation? Confrontation? Justice?

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informatik och media

    Author : Evan Goss; [2022]
    Keywords : Nenets; Bovanenkovo; energy justice; Russian gas industry; indigenous peoples; reindeer pastoralism; Yamal.;

    Abstract : The Nenets, an indigenous peoples in the North of Russia, are increasingly being affected by the gas industry. The increasing prioritisation of extractive industries, the status of the Arctic as a bellwether and the threatened situation of indigenous people in Russia has drawn greater attention to this field of study. READ MORE