Essays about: "conservation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1069 essays containing the word conservation.

  1. 1. Sumatranoshörningen (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis) på gränsen till utrotning - En riskanalys

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljövetenskaplig utbildning

    Author : Amanda Gagné; [2021]
    Keywords : Sumatran rhinoceros; risk assessment; threats; conservation; Indonesia; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The critically endangered Sumatran rhinoceros (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis) has, due to previous hunting and habitat loss, diminished to a few non-viable and fragmented populations. Despite a relatively large amount of conservation efforts during the last 30 years, numbers are still declining. READ MORE

  2. 2. Nature Conservation, Collaboration and Claims : A Discourse Analysis of the Vålådalen-Sylarna-Helags National Park Process

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Linn Flodén; [2021]
    Keywords : Nature conservation; nature protection policies; Indigenous peoples; discourse analysis; postcolonial;

    Abstract : As a policy field, nature conservation has a problematic history. Setting aside nature forprotection has often entailed the marginalization of Indigenous peoples, their claims, and their traditional lands. Some argue that a shift is occurring in Swedish nature protection policies, from top-down governing modes to collaborative forms. READ MORE

  3. 3. Can hunter’s local ecological knowledge be used in management of multi-ungulate systems? : a combination of local ecological knowledge and scientific knowledge to add a finer resolution to current management strategies

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Wildlife, Fish and Environmental Studies

    Author : Sandra Pettersson; [2021]
    Keywords : local ecological knowledge; LEK; scientific knowledge; SK; wildlife management; ungulate management; multi-ungulate systems;

    Abstract : Management and conservation of wildlife populations are generally based on scientific knowledge (SK) and monitoring to establish reliable information. The information gathered and presented from SK is interpreted by individuals who can have different ways of interpreting the same type of information. READ MORE

  4. 4. A lynx in a sheep's pasture : environmental factors and hunting affecting lynx depredation on domestic sheep in Sweden

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Ecology

    Author : Marc Velling; [2021]
    Keywords : Lynx lynx; Scandinavia; conservation; human-wildlife conflict; depredation; spatial analysis; survival analysis; protective hunting; carnivore; lethal control;

    Abstract : Large predators have made a return in Europe in the past decades. In Scandinavia, the Eurasian Lynx (Lynx lynx) has expanded its distribution further south and recolonized past areas. Due to the recolonization, lynx management has become part of the public discourse in Sweden. One factor of this discourse is depredation on domestic sheep. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Swedish policy framework for Forest Ecosystem Services : a study of integration of objectives, policy instruments and local actor’s knowledge about policies and policy objectives

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Economics

    Author : Karolina Tanse; [2021]
    Keywords : energy; climate; forest; nature conservation; policy analysis; policy implementation; policy perception; stakeholders; beslutsfattande; policyimplementering; policyintegrering; skogliga ekosystemtjänster; Sverige;

    Abstract : Paper 1 There is a trend towards intensification of forest use in many European countries, fuelled by an increased demand for forest products and services, driven by the global population, income growth and an increasing per capita consumption of forest products and forest ecosystem services, and politically promoted by a shift towards a bio-based economy. Based on the assumption that decisions on forest management relate to synergies—e. READ MORE