Essays about: "afforestation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 36 essays containing the word afforestation.

  1. 1. Evaluation of Bioenergy With Carbon Capture and Storage Through Multi-criteria Decision Analysis : A Case Study of a Swedish Pharmaceutical Company

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

    Author : Aleksander Vuksanovic; Marko Gajic; [2022]
    Keywords : CCS; BECCS; MCDA; PESTLE; Opportunities and Challenges; Sustainability; Carbon neutral; Carbon negative; Pharmaceutical industry; Climate change mitigation action; CCS; BECCS; MCDA; PESTLE; Möjligheter och utmaningar; Hållbarhet; CO2 neutral; CO2 negativ; Läkemedelsindustri; Åtgärder för att begränsa klimatförändring;

    Abstract : The latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) highlights the great threats of climate change. The chemical industry, including the pharmaceutical sector, is one of the significant contributors to global greenhouse gas emissions (GHG), representing nearly 7% of global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Spatial Justice and Large-Scale Land Transformation : A study of spatial justice for transhumant pastoralists in the case of the Great Green Wall

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema Miljöförändring

    Author : Femke Spiegelenberg; [2022]
    Keywords : Great Green Wall; Sahel; Spatial Justice; Transhumant pastoralism;

    Abstract : Transhumant pastoralist are highly dependent on their landscape. Their economic, cultural and political systems are directly shaped by and shaping space. The nomadic nature of transhumant pastoralists have therefore created unique pastoral socio-spatial relations. READ MORE

  3. 3. What has happened on Swedish mires? The effects of drainage on vegetation changes over recent decades

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för biologisk grundutbildning

    Author : Anna Ljungqvist; [2022]
    Keywords : peatlands; mires; bogs; fens; sweden; vegetation; plant ecology; time trend; data; nfi; nils; climate change; global warming; mosses; sphagnum; afforestation; trees; wetland; presence; coverage; drainage; ditch;

    Abstract : As they are not only the home of many threatened species, but also one of the main actors in the global carbon cycle, peatlands are highly valuable ecosystems. Human disturbance, in particular drainage for forestry and agriculture, has substantially changed the state of the world’s peatlands and will continue to do so. READ MORE

  4. 4. Effects of afforestation of agricultural land on the water balance in Ethiopian Highlands

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Soil and Environment

    Author : Mwala Silumesi; [2022]
    Keywords : acacia decurrens; aquaCrop Mode; afforestation; water balance; teff;

    Abstract : In this study, I examined how land use change affects the partitioning of water and how soil-plant interactions are impacted by yearly rainfall at a stand scale. Even though many studies have been conducted to evaluate the extent of land use change and the economic impacts, few have attempted to study the rapid farmer-driven afforestation with Acacia decurrens and also disaggregated dry, normal and dry seasons at stand scale. READ MORE

  5. 5. Adaptive Forest Policy : The Integration of Disaster Risk Reduction through Nature-Based Solutions in Swedish and Scottish Forest Policy

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Julia Magnusson; [2021]
    Keywords : Forest Ecosystem Services; Forest Biodiversity; Nature Conservation; Policy Analysis; Scotland; Sustainable Development; Sweden;

    Abstract : Climate change may cause significant changes to our relationship with nature, triggering large impacts on ecosystems and the societies dependent on their ecosystem services. Forests are seen as a mitigating solution for their abilities to store carbon, provide forest products, enhance biodiversity along with other forest ecosystem services (FES). READ MORE