Essays about: "biodiversity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 856 essays containing the word biodiversity.

  1. 1. Biodiversity and habitat conditions in reaches with high flow velocity along gradients in hydrological and geomorphological alteration : A study of six rivers in Sweden

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för ekologi, miljö och geovetenskap

    Author : Anders Aalto; [2021]
    Keywords : Hydrology; Geomorphology; Biological variables; Human alteration;

    Abstract : The vast majority of rivers in the developed world are affected by human alteration, which in turn negatively affects the species that rely on these highly diverse and species rich areas to survive. Homogenization of previously heterogenic areas due to a change in water discharge and the substrate availability in the rivers is often regarded as the main reason for the loss of species richness in rivers and the riparian zone. READ MORE

  2. 2. Dislike for insects align with human-centered and anti-egalitarian beliefs

    University essay from Högskolan Kristianstad/Fakulteten för lärarutbildning

    Author : Nanette Nygårds; [2021]
    Keywords : Animal charisma; social identity; equality; biodiversity; anthropocentrism; ethnocentrism; nature relatedness; interspecies model of prejudice;

    Abstract : An outgroup can be defined as that which is perceived as different or dissimilar from oneself. The Interspecies Model of Prejudice (TIMP) predicts that negativity to human outgroups align with animal negativity. Human-centered and anti-egalitarian beliefs have shown to correlate with outgroup rejection. READ MORE

  3. 3. A deep dive into the Prinia atrogularis complex : A tale of birds and taxonomy

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för biologisk grundutbildningUppsala universitet/Institutionen för ekologi och genetik

    Author : Damon Groot; [2021]
    Keywords : bird; birds; ecology; zoology; taxonomy; systematics; vocalization; biodiversity; prinia;

    Abstract : The taxonomy of the taxa in the Prinia atrogularis-khasiana-superciliaris complex has changed several times in recent history. To this day, different world bird lists classify this complex as 1–3 species. These classifications are based mainly on morphological comparisons of museum specimens. READ MORE

  4. 4. Vad betyder det att skydda natur? : en europeisk jämförelse av skyddade områden

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Ecology and Management

    Author : Therése Strömvall Nyberg; [2021]
    Keywords : skyddade områden; Aichimål 11; EU; IUCN; protected areas; Aichi goal 11;

    Abstract : För att försöka stoppa förlusten av biodiversitet har internationella mål och direktiv satts upp, såsom Aichimål 11 och art- och habitatdirektivet, med intentionerna och kraven att de ska implementeras på nationell nivå. Det gör så att internationell statistik förs över länders framsteg och hur långt de lyckats med att uppnå tidigare nämnda mål och direktiv. READ MORE

  5. 5. Mångfald på höga höjder : biologisk mångfald och brandskydd på semi-intensiva gröna tak

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

    Author : Matilda Persson; Linda Thedin; [2021]
    Keywords : biologisk mångfald; artdiversitet; grön infrastruktur; semi-intensiva gröna tak; biotoptak; analytisk dimensionering; ekosystemtjänster; taktäckning; brandregler gröna tak;

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