Essays about: "reindeer"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 110 essays containing the word reindeer.

  1. 1. Land reclamation by reindeer lichens : On the complexity of substrate and reindeer grazing on Cladonia spp. dispersal

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för ekologi, miljö och geovetenskap

    Author : Christine Godeau; [2019]
    Keywords : Artificial dispersal Quartzite quarry; Reindeer lichens; Reindeer winter grazing; Substrate.;

    Abstract : Reindeer lichens are on a dramatic decline in Sweden, with a 71 % decrease in abundance over the last 60 years. Reindeer (Rangifer tarandus tarandus L.) management, undertaken by indigenous Sámi people, depend upon extensive winter grazing grounds with abundant reindeer lichen cover. READ MORE

  2. 2. Governing orders at odds in Sápmi : assessing governability in trans-border reindeer herding with help of social impact assessment

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

    Author : Agnes Grönvall; [2019]
    Keywords : problem-solving capacity; governing orders; first order of governance; social Impact assessment; trans-border reindeer herding; reindeer herding; Sami people; indigenous people;

    Abstract : The Sami people, an indigenous people in Scandinavia, and their cultural practice of reindeer herding have been divided across the northern parts of Sweden, Norway, Finland, and north-western Russia, since the national borders were established in the 1700-1800s. In Sweden and Norway, trans-border reindeer herding (TBRH) has been regulated by several bilateral agreements, but from 2005 the countries have failed to negotiate a new convention for TBRH. READ MORE

  3. 3. Representation of the Sámi Culture in Tourism in Sweden: : A Thematic Analysis of Marketing Websites from Swedish Lapland

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Turismvetenskap; Högskolan Dalarna/Turismvetenskap

    Author : Gynn Heissy Ticao Hernaez; Lukas Mavromatis Klempin; [2018]
    Keywords : Indigenous Tourism; Sámi; Indigenous Representation; Tourism Marketing; Sweden.;

    Abstract : The following thesis examines the representation of Sámi that reside in the Swedish part of Lapland. Tourism has been a complement to the traditional occupations for many Sámi. However, representations of Sámi in web-marketing may be misleading the tourists in their understanding of the Indigenous people. READ MORE

  4. 4. Effects of semi-domesticated reindeer’s maternal condition on calf survival

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Nutrition and Management

    Author : Diego Stingo; [2018]
    Keywords : rangifer; calf; survival; weight; proportional odds; logistic regression;

    Abstract : Semi-domesticated reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) husbandry in Sweden depends largely on sustainable management and productivity of the herd. Herd productivity is determined by the survival of the herd’s offspring from each year, which is affected by factors such as weather conditions, forage abundancy and predation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Prevalence of pestivirus in reindeer : a study of reindeer populations in Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Biomedical Sciences and Veterinary Public Health

    Author : Caroline Aurosell; [2018]
    Keywords : BVD; border disease; bovine viral diarrhoea; BVDV; epidemiology; extensive animal husbandry; ruminants;

    Abstract : Pestivirus includes four viral species, causing disease and major economic losses in animal production all over the world. The viruses can also infect a wide range of wild animal species, of which the clinical relevance of pestivirus infection is not much investigated. READ MORE