Essays about: "forest biodiversity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 342 essays containing the words forest biodiversity.

  1. 1. How does an adaptation of forest management to storm damage risk affect indicators for sustainable forestry? : an analysis with Heureka PlanWise in a future with an increased risk of storm damages to forests

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Resource Management

    Author : Linnea Larsson; [2022]
    Keywords : changing climate; decision support system; forest damage; forest management; storm; trade-off; ; wind;

    Abstract : With a changing climate, the risk for damage to the forest will increase. In Sweden, large storm damages have been more common under the 20th century and are also the damaging event that has resulted in the largest damages in Europe. READ MORE

  2. 2. Bats as indicators of habitat connectivity in urban environments

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Linnéa Sundberg; [2022]
    Keywords : Bats; Sweden; light; fragmentation; connectivity; urban; Myotis; Myotis brandtii;

    Abstract : Human disturbances to natural environments have been an increasing issue since the industrial revolution when the human population started to grow faster than ever before. Habitats have been extensively lost, followed by severe consequences on biodiversity. READ MORE

  3. 3. Hur vi skapar en mer ekologiskt hållbar trädgård : med inspiration från skogen

    University essay from SLU/Department of Biosystems and Technology (from 130101)

    Author : Elin Granstrand; Evelina Lund; [2022]
    Keywords : Skogsträdgård; biologisk mångfald; ekologisk hållbarhet; ekosystem; ekosystemtjänster; trädgård;

    Abstract : Syftet med denna studie var att upplysa trädgårdsägare om den potential som trädgårdsytorna har att öka den biologiska mångfalden. Vi hoppas detta ska väcka intresse, kanske också en känsla av ansvar, för att själv skapa en mer hållbar trädgård. READ MORE

  4. 4. Trade-offs between land conservation and agricultural production: Case study of the Spanish Lookout area and the Belize Maya Forest Reserve

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Tomas Castro Rojas; [2022]
    Keywords : LULUCF; agriculture; deforestation frontiers; remote sensing; biodiversity; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Habitat destruction (evidenced in land use change) represents one of the biggest threats to environmental resources and biodiversity. In the tropics, this threat is maximized as deforestation frontiers have expanded into natural ecosystems at increasing rates over the last decades for agricultural cropping and livestock husbandry. READ MORE

  5. 5. Mapping edge vegetation in connection to beech forest to locate potential habitats for red-listed beetles in Scania, Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Lovisa Rosenquist Ohlsson; [2022]
    Keywords : forest; temperate broadleaved forest; beech; biodiversity; edge vegetation; southern Sweden; Scania; beetles; Natura 2000; Fagus sylvatica; Stictoleptura scutellata; Ischnomera sanguinicollis; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The number of species classified as red-listed has increased by 11% between 2015 and 2020, with beetles and butterflies being especially affected. Among these are the vulnerable longhorned beetle (Stictoleptura scutellata) and the endangered false blister beetle (Ischnomera sanguinicollis). READ MORE