Essays about: "social-ecological systems"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 45 essays containing the words social-ecological systems.

  1. 1. Villain or scapegoat: New perspectives towards understanding the current management of the human-elephant conflict in Sri Lanka

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Annemarie Russ; [2019]
    Keywords : human-elephant conflict; social-ecological systems; species co-existence; wildlife conservation; sustainability science; Sri Lanka; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The conflict between humans and elephants (HEC) in Sri Lanka is severe. Due to habitat fragmentation and resource reduction elephants increasingly roam in areas with human settlements. These human-elephant interactions often lead to losses on both sides, which should be prevented. READ MORE

  2. 2. Addressing the Knowledge – Practice Gap of Ecosystem Service Valuations: Understanding the Barriers to Building Social-Ecological Resilience in Kalimantan, Indonesia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Wolfgang Haider; [2018]
    Keywords : Ecosystem Service Valuation; Land-use decision-making; Knowledge-practice gap Resilience; Social-Ecological Systems; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Knowledge acquired through ecosystem service valuations can provide valuable information to stakeholders making land-use decisions. Effective use of ecosystem service valuation knowledge with a cost-benefit analysis can create resilient social-ecological systems. READ MORE

  3. 3. Farming for food security : a critical study on the transition to post-fossil agriculture in Sweden

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

    Author : Ebba Ulfbecker; [2018]
    Keywords : agricultural politics; food security; resilience; transition; climate mitigation; agroecology; sustainable intensification; the Rural Development program; contingency; rural development; discourse analysis; policy analysis;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses the preconditions to achieve a transition to fossil free agriculture in Sweden, to increase farm-level resilience and food security. Swedish agriculture is today highly dependent on imported fossil-based inputs, such as diesel, agrochemicals and protein feed. READ MORE

  4. 4. Building resilience to climate change in marine social-ecological systems : A study on maritime spatial planning in Finland

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Sanna Moliis; [2018]
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    Abstract : Resilience of marine ecosystems are diminished due to climate change and increased human activities at sea. In the European Union acknowledge the issues in the Integrated Maritime Policy (IMP), and the Maritime Spatial Planning Directive, which obligates member states to develop spatial plans for their coastal- and marine areas. READ MORE

  5. 5. Local perceptions of changes in ecosystem services and climate : case study in Ecuadorean Sierra

    University essay from SLU/Southern Swedish Forest Research Centre

    Author : Anna Sundqvist; [2018]
    Keywords : traditional ecological knowledge; ecosystem services and goods; climate change;

    Abstract : Anthropogenic-induced land-use and land-cover change is a threat to biodiversity and ecosystem services, and contribute to global climate warming. Forests are essential in the climate system and store a large part of the global carbon. READ MORE