Search for dissertations about: "Protected area management"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 31 swedish dissertations containing the words Protected area management.

  1. 1. Commons protected for or from the people? Co-management in the Swedish mountain region?

    University dissertation from Umeå : Statsvetenskapliga institutionen, Umeå universitet

    Author : Anna Zachrisson; Umeå universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; commons; co-management; governance; multi-level survey; deliberation; accountability; conflict resolution mechanisms; learning; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Protected areas have so far been the primary means to conserve biodiversity, an increasingly important environmental issue, but proposals to establish protected areas are often met by local resistance due to fears that user rights will be severely restrained. Nature conservation traditionally aims to preserve an ideal state of nature, in which interference by people is minimized through a number of regulations, and where central authorities are in charge. READ MORE

  2. 2. Nature, culture, rights exploring space for indigenous agency in protected area discourses

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Elsa Reimerson; Umeå universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Protected areas; conservation; biological diversity; heritage; Indigenous peoples; Indigenous rights; Sami; discourse; postcolonial theory; participation; agency; Skyddade områden; naturvård; biologisk mångfald; världsarv; urfolk; urfolksrättigheter; samer; diskurs; postkolonial teori; deltagande; handlingsutrymme; statskunskap; statskunskap;

    Abstract : There is considerable geographical overlap between areas set aside for nature conservation or protection and Indigenous peoples’ lands, and the social, economic, and political consequences of protected areas have often been extensive for Indigenous peoples. Discourses of conservation converge with discourses of Indigenous peoples, and both carry a legacy of colonial constructs and relationships. READ MORE

  3. 3. Impacts of recreational boating in coastal seascapes and implications for management

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborgs universitet

    Author : Jenny Egardt; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2017]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; leisure boats; management; environmental impact; marine national park;

    Abstract : Kosterhavet National Park, a marine protected area on the Swedish west coast, is a popular destination for tourists and attracts over half a million visitors annually. Many of the tourists arrive by boat, and the natural harbours are frequently visited. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Missing link Business Models Lock-in in Sociotechnical Transitions

    University dissertation from KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Rami Darwish; KTH.; [2019]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Business Models; Sociotechnical Transitions; Lock-in; Resource Dependence; Industrial Economics and Management; Industriell ekonomi och organisation;

    Abstract : Societal and environmental challenges present challenges for our current industrial systems. In order to respond to these difficulties, various alternative systems have been suggested, as they promise sustainability and increased societal quality of life enabled by innovative technologies. READ MORE

  5. 5. Exploring stakeholder perceptions of an urban protected area and associated co-management arrangements: Macassar Dunes, Cape Town, South Africa

    University dissertation from Stockholms universitets förlag

    Author : Marnie Graham; Stockholms universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Natural Resources Management; naturresurshushållning; Human Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : Within our cities the importance of urban green spaces such as forests, parks, wetlands, and protected areas are increasingly recognised for their contribution to human health and wellbeing, and in the provision of ecosystem services. Meanwhile, cities contain much social, cultural, economic, and environmental diversity, and natural resource management strategies for green areas need to account for the diversity of perspectives and conflict spaces that such urban diversity can encapsulate. READ MORE