Essays about: "illegal logging"

Showing result 16 - 19 of 19 essays containing the words illegal logging.

  1. 16. Comparative analysis of sustainability policies regarding forestry in selected multinational home improvement and wood furniture companies

    University essay from SLU/Southern Swedish Forest Research Centre

    Author : Lan Nguyen Nghia; [2008]
    Keywords : sustainability policy; forestry; multinational; Home Depot; Carrefour; B amp; Q; Kingfisher; IKEA; Wal-Mart; certification;

    Abstract : This study touched a specific and sensitive question: the implementation of sustainability policies regarding forestry of leading companies in a forestry-related sector. Due to a lack of reference and previous researches, it appeared that this was the first time such a kind of study was carried out. READ MORE

  2. 17. Modelling the Effects of Deforestation on Stream Flows in Arror River Basin-Kenya

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema vatten i natur och samhälleLinköpings universitet/Filosofiska fakulteten

    Author : Cosmus Muli; [2007]
    Keywords : River basin; Stream flow; Land use change; Arror; Hydrology; Forest;

    Abstract : Abstract. Like other developing countries, forest conversion to agricultural land has been a common practice in Kenya for the last four decades. Apart from illegal logging, the main cause is the growing population. READ MORE

  3. 18. Latvian logging companies : present state and development needs

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Products

    Author : Daniel Norström; Kristin Gustafsson; [2005]
    Keywords : logging; Latvia;

    Abstract : Several Swedish forestry research institutions, the Nordic Council of Forest Operations Research (NSR), the Nordic Forest Research Co-operation Committee (SNS) and the Royal Swedish Academy of Forestry and Agriculture (KSLA) in co-operation with the Nordic-Baltic Forest-Operations Network has concluded that further discussions and activities concerning Baltic forest operations need more facts regarding the present state and development needs in the Baltic forestry. This study was undertaken to begin bridging this gap by a mission given by the Swedish Institute of Forestry Research. READ MORE

  4. 19. Different GIS and remote sensing techniques for detection of changes in vegetation cover : a MFS study in the Nam Ngum and Nam Lik catchment areas in the Lao PDR

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Kristin Andersson; Jenny Carlstedt; [1998]
    Keywords : remote sensing techniques; GIS; geography; physical geography; vegetation cover; Nam Ngum; Nam Lik; Lao PDR; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) is a small landlocked country in South-East Asia, where virgin forest still covers almost 47 % of the country’s total area (1991). Logging offers the potential to improve the economy of the Lao PDR. READ MORE