Essays about: "Mangroves"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 essays containing the word Mangroves.

  1. 1. Looking for the present in the past: Social-Ecological Memory and Palaeoecology to explore changes in Ciénaga Grande de Santa Marta-Colombia

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Stockholm Resilience Centre

    Author : Lina Gutierrez Cala; [2020]
    Keywords : Palaeoecology; Ciénaga Grande de Santa Marta; mangrove; coastal ecosystems;

    Abstract : Mangrove forests are unique coastal ecosystems, formed through a complex network of terrestrial, estuarine, and marine processes that have provided a diverse assortment of societal benefits across time. Compounding anthropogenic pressures are driving critical mangrove degradation worldwide, threatening the wellbeing of coastal populations historically associated with these systems. READ MORE

  2. 2. Back to mother nature : the potential of using nature-based solutions to mitigate climate change vulnerabilities along the coast of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Julian Cortes; [2020]
    Keywords : climate change; nature-based solutions; suitability analysis; coastal vulnerability; Dar es Salaam; adaptation; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Climate change has been identified as one of the greatest threats facing our world today. The effects of climate change are expected to increase global sea level rise and the frequency and intensity of extreme weather events. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Grass is Always Bluer. An investigation into the applicability of Market-based Governance for Seagrass in Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : David Boyd; [2019]
    Keywords : Blue carbon; Seagrass; Sweden; Payment for ecosystem services; Loss and Damage; coastal management; market based environmental governance; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : In recent years the concept of “Blue carbon” has brought attention to the importance of Mangroves, Seagrass and Saltmarsh ecosystems in carbon cycles. Concerns over climate change has had countries commit to decreasing CO2 emissions, often using natural processes to sequester CO2. READ MORE

  4. 4. The tangled roots of the sea : The complexities of mangrove conservation in Peninsular Malaysia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för öst- och sydöstasienstudier

    Author : Kristina Arnaudova; [2018]
    Keywords : Mangroves; conservation; New Environmental Paradigm; emotional affinity towards nature; Corporate Social Responsibility; Malaysia; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis studies what triggers people’s environmental attitude using theories of the New Environmental Paradigm (NEP) and emotional affinity towards nature. Having looked at the case of a nature park in Kuala Selangor, Peninsular Malaysia carrying out mangrove rehabilitation and conservation, I also aimed to investigate the institutional interrelations and how these combined with environmental attitudes to influence the management of the park. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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