Essays about: "reindeer"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 121 essays containing the word reindeer.

  1. 1. Lavspridning på hyggesbrända hyggen

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

    Author : David Persson; [2020]
    Keywords : artificiell; lavspridning; hygge; ren; renskötsel; renbete; hyggesbränning;

    Abstract : Den boreala skogen har under mycket lång tid präglats utav bränder. Innan människan började kontrollera skogsbränder var det en naturligt återkommande störning. Idag bekämpas och kontrolleras naturliga skogsbränder av människan för att skydda timmer i skogarna. READ MORE

  2. 2. Traditions challenged by transitional change : A study of what can be learned from the overcoming of change in work and other habits by the reindeerherding nomad Dukha community

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för hälsa och välfärd

    Author : Björn Stigson; [2020]
    Keywords : Working life science; Work without boundaries; Concept of work; Ontology of work; Dukha; Reindeer Herding; Pastoralism; Gränslöst arbete; Arbetsvetenskap; Nomadism; Arbete; Dukha; Renskötsel;

    Abstract : The Dukha people are nomadic pastoralists who also supplement their income from tourism and their diet from hunting and gathering. The Dukha community has gone through and overcome numerous changes in conditions over the years. READ MORE

  3. 3. "Constantly revisit your position" : Researchers' application of Indigenous methodologies in working with reindeer herders

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Beate Mahl; [2020]
    Keywords : Indigenous methodologies; decolonizing approaches; Western science; reindeer; husbandry; Traditional Knowledge; Sámi;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to explore if Western researchers with different academic backgrounds comply with requests articulated by Indigenous scholars in establishing relationships with Indigenous Sámi reindeerherders. I examine if the researchers’ motivations, attitude and their possible decolonizing approaches are in accordance with the requests of Indigenous scholars, and how these differ between social and natural scientists. READ MORE

  4. 4. Is there a geographical difference in wolverine (Gulo gulo) home range size at different spatial and temporal scales in Scandinavia?

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Ecology

    Author : Elin Olsson; [2020]
    Keywords : home range; seasonal; monthly; Gulo gulo; wolverine; Scandinavia; spatial; temporal;

    Abstract : A home range is the area that is covered by the animals normal day-to-day activity. The home range size may be influenced by factors such as abundance and distribution of food, sex, spatial organisation and population density. READ MORE

  5. 5. Reindeer induced changes in vegetation composition and plant traits on a tundra-forest border

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Femke Pijcke; [2019]
    Keywords : physical geography; ecosystem analysis; plant functional traits; nutrient allocation; grazing; reindeer; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) are the most common large herbivores in the arctic. With a habitat spreading over the entire circumpolar region, they can have a substantial effect on plant species composition and ecosystem processes and functions. READ MORE