Search for dissertations about: "Mangroves"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 swedish dissertations containing the word Mangroves.

  1. 1. Of Mangroves and Middlemen : A study of social and ecological linkages in a coastal community

    Author : Beatrice Crona; Patrik Rönnbäck; Nils Kautsky; Neil Adger; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : mangroves; restoration; ecosystem goods and services; natural resource management; local ecological knowledge; social networks; social-ecological systems; East Africa; co-management; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : This thesis studies some of the links between the social and ecological components in a coastal Social-Ecological System (SES) of East Africa to gain insight into factors affecting natural resource management at a community level. It does so by assessing the return of ecosystem goods and services in restored mangroves through both ecological and socio-economic measurements, and by empirically studying variations and diversity in content of local ecological knowledge among resource users, its relation to valuation of ecosystem goods and services and its distribution across a social network. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Politics of People - Not Just Mangroves and Monkeys : A study of the theory and practice of community-based management of natural resources in Zanzibar

    Author : Fred Saunders; Björn Hassler; Vesa-Matti Loiske; Frances Cleaver; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Actor-oriented theory; CBNRM; Community conservation; Conservation conflict; CPR theory; Environmental science; ICDP; Institutional theory; Mangroves; Participatory governance; Power; Zanzibar;

    Abstract : Community-based management of natural resource (CBNRM) projects have commonly failed to deliver conservation and development benefits. This thesis examined how the theoretical assumptions of common pool resource (CPR) theory have contributed to the indifferent performance of CBNRM projects. READ MORE

  3. 3. Mangroves and seafood production : the ecological economics of sustainability

    Author : Patrik Rönnbäck; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Fish culture; Mangrove forests; Fiskodling; Mangrove; Räkor odling; Livsmedelsförsörjning; Aqvakultur;

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  4. 4. Masking environmental feedback : Misfits between institutions and ecosystems in Belize and Thailand

    Author : Miriam Huitric; Carl Folke; Nils Kautsky; Juan Carlos Castilla; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Marine reserves; ecosystem change; sequential exploitation; pathology of resource use; institutions; driving forces; coral reefs; social-ecological systems; mangroves; aquaculture; Belize; Thailand; Maine; Terrestrial; freshwater and marine ecology; Terrestisk; limnisk och marin ekologi;

    Abstract : The thesis analyses relationships between ecological and social systems in the context of coastal ecosystems. It examines human impacts from resource extraction and addresses management and governance behind resource exploitation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Causes and Perceptions of Environmental Change in the Mangroves of Rufiji Delta, Tanzania : Implications for Sustainable Livelihood and Conservation

    Author : Simon Mwansasu; Lars-Ove Westerberg; Annika Dahlberg; Ian Brown; Ian Bryceson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; naturgeografi; Physical Geography;

    Abstract : Mangroves are ecosystems with enormous ecological importance, supporting both terrestrial and marine food webs. They provide ecosystem services (e.g. food, medicines, fuel, constructing material) to communities near and far. READ MORE