Essays about: "forest conservation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 274 essays containing the words forest conservation.

  1. 1. Clearcutting and the breeding productivity of golden eagles (Aquila chrysaetos) in Västerbotten County

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

    Author : Amanda Trulsson; [2019]
    Keywords : forestry; breeding productivity; breeding success; nestlings; breeding core home range; breeding core area;

    Abstract : The golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) is red-listed as near threatened in Sweden, but there are many basic ecological and demographical parameters important for successful management and conservation that are unknown for the Swedish golden eagle population. Forestry, and especially clearcutting (or final cutting/felling or regeneration cutting/felling), the most common harvesting system in Sweden since the 1950’s, are likely important factors affecting the Swedish golden eagle population, but exactly how is largely unknown. READ MORE

  2. 2. Restaurering av grön infrastruktur för fyra naturskogsarter på Söderåsen i Skåne

    University essay from SLU/Southern Swedish Forest Research Centre

    Author : Johanna Schroeder; [2018]
    Keywords : entita; mindre hackspett; taggbock; bokblombock; GIS; habitatmodell;

    Abstract : Det intensiva brukandet av svenska skogar har inneburit att många arter missgynnats och hälften av landets rödlistade arter är knutna till skogslandskapet. Sverige har förbundit sig att bevara den biologiska mångfalden och ett verktyg i detta arbete är att jobba med grön infrastruktur. READ MORE

  3. 3. Is there a win for conservation, livelihoods and governance? : the implications of Broussonetia papyrifera as an ecological resource substitute: a field study in Uganda

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

    Author : Yasmin Stoderegger; [2018]
    Keywords : biodiversity; Broussonetia papyrifera; Mabira Central Forest Reserve; forest regeneration; community involvement; resource substitution;

    Abstract : Wood extraction and invasive species are commonly perceived as harmful for ecosystem services and detrimental for conservation efforts. However, they can also be beneficial for forests as well as for local communities. Interactions among economic, institutional and ecological factors may in some cases turn these impacts on their head. READ MORE

  4. 4. Addressing the Knowledge – Practice Gap of Ecosystem Service Valuations: Understanding the Barriers to Building Social-Ecological Resilience in Kalimantan, Indonesia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Wolfgang Haider; [2018]
    Keywords : Ecosystem Service Valuation; Land-use decision-making; Knowledge-practice gap Resilience; Social-Ecological Systems; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Knowledge acquired through ecosystem service valuations can provide valuable information to stakeholders making land-use decisions. Effective use of ecosystem service valuation knowledge with a cost-benefit analysis can create resilient social-ecological systems. READ MORE

  5. 5. Deltagande planering vid tätorsnära konflikter om skogen - intressentanalys och preferensstudie i området runt Skärsjön, Skinnskatteberg

    University essay from SLU/School for Forest Management

    Author : Agnieszka Björk; [2018]
    Keywords : hyggesfritt; målkonflikter; attityder;

    Abstract : The forest is Sweden's largest natural resource, and it is expected to meet several conflicting needs Wood production is prioritized, but in recent years, conservation of environmental values and biodiversity have also demanded their right. Another important aspect of the forest is the importance of social values. READ MORE