Essays about: "illegal logging"

Showing result 11 - 15 of 19 essays containing the words illegal logging.

  1. 11. A study of the Possibilities of Sustainable Building in Timber- in the City of Pines

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Sektionen för ekonomi och teknik (SET)

    Author : Mary Lorence Reyes; [2012]
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    Abstract : Our generation is about saving the earth, our one and only home. For centuries resources have been used without the consideration of tomorrow. Modernization contributed to today’s environmental issues such as climate change and greenhouse effects. Effects of past deeds have been seen and experienced. READ MORE

  2. 12. Chain of Custody on Timber Products in the Construction Industry- A Case Study at Skanska Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Ann Sterner; Ellen Johansson; [2011]
    Keywords : Chain of Custody; timber; construction industry; Skanska; corporate social responsibility; environment; sustainability; decentralization; FSC; LEED; Social Responsible Purchasing; procurement; eco-certification; supply chain.; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Chain of Custody on timber refers to the chronological documentation throughout the value chain, from forest to consumer. For a construction company, who engages within Social Responsible Purchasing, it is important to know where purchased material origins from. READ MORE

  3. 13. Illegal logging in Northwest Russia : export taxes as a means to prevent illegal operations

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

    Author : Tommy Johansson; [2010]
    Keywords : Illegal logging; wood; trade and export;

    Abstract : The North-West of Russia is a region, where most of the Russian forest products export to Europe is originated. There are also several publications and papers which have indicated that illegal logging and the export of this illegally harvested wood are a major problem in this particular region. READ MORE

  4. 14. Enhancing natural resources management and livelihoods in Zapatera Archipelago National Park, Nicaragua : an action research study with residents of two communities in Zapatera Island

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

    Author : Alex R. Arévalo Vásquez; [2010]
    Keywords : Nicaragua; Natural Resources Management; Livelihoods; participation; stakeholders; Action Research; Soft Systems Methodology;

    Abstract : Zapatera Island is the second largest island of Lake Cocibolca or Nicaragua and the heart of Zapatera Archipelago National Park in Nicaragua. The park was created in 1983 by the Sandinista Revolutionary Government after the seizure of land from big land owners. READ MORE

  5. 15. Sustainability reporting of the forest and paper sector : recommendations for improvements of corporate responsibility reports of forest and paper companies based on quality assessments

    University essay from SLU/Southern Swedish Forest Research Centre

    Author : Annekatrin Petereit; [2008]
    Keywords : sustainability forest paper sector;

    Abstract : This master thesis examines the quality of separate corporate responsibility (CR) reports published by companies of the forest and paper sector. It aims to provide recommendations for quality improvements of such reports and thus an enhancement of its usefulness for stakeholders and investors in particular. READ MORE