Essays about: "nature conservation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 292 essays containing the words nature conservation.

  1. 1. Mätning av målprioritering, måluppfyllnad och kundtillfredsställelse : en jämförelse mellan svenska privata storskogsägare och ett förvaltningsbolag

    University essay from SLU/Department of Forest Biomaterials and Technology (from 131204)

    Author : Alexander Westberg; [2019]
    Keywords : Privatskogsbruk; Skogliga mål; skogsförvaltning; kundnytta; metodtriangulering; enkät; ANOVA;

    Abstract : Trenden inom skogsbruket är att strukturen av skogsägare förändras. Undersökningar som är gjorda på utvecklingen av skogsmarknaden visar att skogsföretagen har varit långsamma att anpassa sitt tjänsteutbud till skogsägarnas förändrade behov och detta har skapat ett gap mellan skogsägarnas behov och skogsföretagens tjänsteutbud. READ MORE

  2. 2. Urban sandy habitats : designing through nature conservation methods

    University essay from SLU/Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)

    Author : Boglárka Szilassy; [2019]
    Keywords : sand; cultural landscape; sandy habitat; management; restoration; design; Tempelhofer Feld; prototype; native; grazing;

    Abstract : Sandy habitats carry an extreme diversity. They occur in many various types and forms from coast to inland. Also, there are landscape types that occur in sandy environments but are not exclusively sandy habitats. But what we can say about all for sure, is that they need disturbance to survive. READ MORE

  3. 3. Environmental issues from sugarcane plantations in Brazil and how to handle them with market-based instruments

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljövetenskaplig utbildning

    Author : Freja Milton; [2019]
    Keywords : Market-based instruments; environmental offsets; Payments for ecosystem services; PES; Brazil; bioplastic; biopolymer; sugarcane; certification; environmental impacts from sugarcane cultivations.; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : This study is a literature review of three market-based instruments used for land management; environmental offsets, payments for ecosystem services (PES) and certification, and how they could be used to mitigate environmental impacts from sugarcane cultivation in Brazil when purchasing biopolymers. The study showed that certification is the most common market-based instrument in Brazil. READ MORE

  4. 4. Guarding crops against the ‘protected pest’ : interactions among farmers, monkeys, and conservation staffs in a nature reserve of Guangxi, China

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

    Author : Wenxiu Li; [2019]
    Keywords : crop damage; macaques; human-wildlife conflict; China; protected areas; actor network theory;

    Abstract : Human-wildlife conflict has become a global challenge. Crop damage by wildlife can cause significant economic loss and primates such as monkeys can cause particular problem to farmers. READ MORE

  5. 5. Two sides of a coin: Analyzing benefits and limitations of payment for water ecosystem services in Lima´s water fund

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Maria Cespedes Davalos; [2019]
    Keywords : ecosystem services; PWS; sustainability science; human welfare; assessment; Lima; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Payment for water ecosystem services has been gaining attention in Latin America because of the direct response for environmental conservation through economic mechanisms. By connecting nature services with people who benefit from them, it creates a sustainable intervention for the ecosystem’s management while enhancing human well-being according to policy implementers. READ MORE