Essays about: "voluntary set-asides"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 essays containing the words voluntary set-asides.

  1. 1. Restoration strategies in boreal forests : prescribed burning and gap cutting effects on plant diversity and community composition

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

    Author : Clara Espinosa Del Alba; [2020]
    Keywords : restoration ecology; boreal forest; fire; gap cutting; biodiversity; voluntary set-asides; vascular plants; bryophytes; forest management;

    Abstract : The boreal biome is one of the largest in the world and their forests have been widely exploited for centuries. Consequently, it has suffered ecological simplification and loss of biodiversity. Under these circumstances passive conservation is no longer enough and active restoration techniques need to be tested. READ MORE

  2. 2. The future of retention forestry : the historical legacy in stands and its impact on retention in the next generation

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Ecology and Management

    Author : Jan Lindblad; [2019]
    Keywords : Naturhänsyn; trakthyggesbruk; biodiversitet; ekologiska strukturer; skogsskötsel; landskap; kontinuitet; sekundärskog; bevarande; hotade arter; tree; Green; retention; clearcutting; biodiversity; ecological structures; management; landscape; continuity; secondary forests; conservation; threatened species;

    Abstract : Today, around 55% of the world’s forests are already managed for timber pro-duction and other values. The need for actions concerning the fast decline in biodiversity was in the late 20th century met by the uprising of retention forest-ry. READ MORE

  3. 3. Bryr sig baggarna om skogen brinner? : jordlöpares respons på naturvårdsbränning och luckhuggning

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

    Author : Richard Larsson; Maja Nilsson; [2018]
    Keywords : jordlöpare; Carabidae; biologisk mångfald; naturvård; naturvårdsbränning; luckhuggning;

    Abstract : Mänsklig markanvändning har förändrat förekomsten och strukturen av habitat för en stor del av världens växter och djur. I Sverige är skogsbruket mycket omfattande, mekaniserat och effektivt vilket resulterar i att en stor del av landytan är direkt påverkad av skogsskötsel. READ MORE

  4. 4. Role of forest certification in biodiversity conservation in Lithuania

    University essay from SLU/Southern Swedish Forest Research Centre

    Author : Rita Ražauskaite; [2014]
    Keywords : FSC; state forest enterprises; structural connectivity; set-aside area;

    Abstract : Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification scheme emerged as an instrument to notify well managed forests. There are endless discussions about the actual FSC certification contribution to biodiversity conservation. In this thesis Lithuanian FSC certified forests were assessed regarding biodiversity protection measures implemented on the ground. READ MORE

  5. 5. Environmental variables determining the occurrence of the red-listed Carbonicola anthracophila and C. myrmecina in boreal forests

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Ecology

    Author : Fiona Grossmann; [2014]
    Keywords : forest fires; biodiversity; nature conservation; forestry; prescribed burning;

    Abstract : The global biodiversity loss is mainly due to human activities such as an intensification of forestry. Boreal forest ecosystems in Fennoscandia are characterized by disturbances such as forest fires, storms and floods. READ MORE