Essays about: "illegal logging"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 essays containing the words illegal logging.

  1. 1. Remote sensing methods for detecting deforestation and illegal logging in Bosnia and Herzegovina

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Ana Gebert; [2019]
    Keywords : Bosnia and Herzegovina BiH ; Canton Sarajevo; illegal logging; remote sensing; deforestation; Global Forest Change GFC ; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : With the rapid and alarming rate at which forests are disappearing around the world, it is of great importance to effectively estimate loss of forest cover due to different causes. Among those causes illegal logging is a particularly enigmatic and dangerous one made well-known by the destruction of the tropical rainforests of South America and Southeast Asia. READ MORE

  2. 2. Analyse of the early effects on the Ukrainian forestry sector as a result of the Log Export ban : an interview study with economic analyses, including theories about trade and export

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Products

    Author : Magdalena Olsson; [2017]
    Keywords : corruption; economy; forestry; LEB; Log Export Ban; timber; Ukraine; ekonomi; korruption; skogsbruk; timmer; Ukraina;

    Abstract : Illegal logging and illegal export of roundwood has been of great concern within the forestry sector around the whole world for a long time. One of the most common tools used in hopes to resolve this issue is a law called The Log Export Ban (LEB). READ MORE

  3. 3. Den asiatiska elefanten (Elephas maximus) i turismen : vilka blir konsekvenserna av utnyttjandet av asiatiska elefanter inom turismen?

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Author : Lotta Svensson; [2017]
    Keywords : asiatisk elefant; turism; fångenskap; beteende; välfärd;

    Abstract : The Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) has played an important role in the cultural, economic and social life of Asia for millennia, and today elephant trekking and similar activities are a central image of the tourism marketing campaign. Though in most countries it has been illegal for years, elephants are harvested from the wild to be used for this type of work. READ MORE

  4. 4. From coca to butterflies: Managing Natural Resources for Post-Conflict Peacebuilding. A Case Study of Otanche Community, Colombia.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Ani Mosulishvili; [2016]
    Keywords : peacebuilding; natural resource management; sustainable livelihoods; social capital; post-conflict; Colombia.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Inspired by environmental peacebuilding literature, this research explores the peacebuilding potential of natural resources through a qualitative case study of a conflict-affected community’s transition of livelihood strategies from coca cultivation to butterfly farming. The fieldwork was carried out with peasant families in rural Otanche - a biodiversity-rich area that, besides the Colombian conflict, has been affected by illegal logging, illicit crops, and violence associated with emerald mining. READ MORE

  5. 5. Private conservation : hope for biodiversity conservation? : a multiple-case study of private protected areas in Ecuador

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Lorena Arellano Gosdenovich; [2015]
    Keywords : private conservation; private protected areas; biodiversity conservation; Ecuador; sustainability science.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Unlike other environmental threats, the loss of biodiversity is irreversible and the current and rapid loss of species is alarming. Several authors agree the state-owned protected areas are not sufficient to lessen biodiversity loss which is accentuated because most of the biodiversity is on private land. READ MORE