Search for dissertations about: "indigenous knowledge"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 38 swedish dissertations containing the words indigenous knowledge.

  1. 1. Non-indigenous zooplankton the role of predatory cladocerans and of copepods in trophic dynamics

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Systemekologiska institutionen

    Author : Marc Andersen Borg; Stockholms universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Acartia tonsa; Bythotrephes longimanus; Cercopagis pengoi; egg production; fitness; food web changes; ingestion rates; invasive species; metabolic balance; mortality; non-indigenous zooplankton; predation impact; salinity tolerance; stable isotopes; NATURAL SCIENCES Biology Terrestrial; freshwater and marine ecology Marine ecology; NATURVETENSKAP Biologi Terrestisk; limnisk och marin ekologi Marin ekologi; marin ekologi; Marine Ecology;

    Abstract : Human-mediated introductions of non-indigenous species now threaten to homogenize the biota of the Globe, causing huge economic and ecological damage. This thesis studies the ecological role of 3 invasive planktonic crustaceans, the omnivorous copepod Acartia tonsa (western Atlantic and Indo-Pacific) and the predatory cladocerans, Cercopagis pengoi (Ponto-Caspian) and Bythotrephes longimanus (Eurasian). 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. Learning ecosystem complexity A study on small-scale fishers’ ecological knowledge generation

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Education, Stockholm University

    Author : Diana Garavito-Bermúdez; Stockholms universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; small-scale fishers; informal learning; knowledge generation; systems thinking; ecological knowledge; ecosystem complexity; work practices; emotional bonds to place; sustainable fisheries management; environmental learning; Vättern; Blekinge; Baltic Sea.; pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : Small-scale fisheries are learning contexts of importance for generating, transferring, and updating ecological knowledge of natural environments through everyday work practices. The rich knowledge fishers have of local ecosystems is the result of the intimate relationship fishing communities have had with their natural environments across generations (see e. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Changing Arctic Climate Science and Policy in the Arctic Climate Impact Assessment

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Annika E. Nilsson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Arctic; climate; framing; knowledge production; regime; institution; actor network; co-production; indigenous knowledge; Arktis; klimat; kunskapsproduktion; regim; institution; aktörsnätverk; traditionell kunskap; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : Climate change has often been framed as a global issue but slow progress in the global climate negotiations and an increasing need to plan for local adaptation have made it increasingly salient to also discuss the potential of other arenas for climate policy and knowledge production. This dissertation analyzes the interplay between science and policy at the international regional level based on a study of an assessment of the impacts of climate change in the Arctic. READ MORE

  5. 5. Tourism work among Sámi indigenous people exploring its prevalence and role in sparsely populated areas of Sweden

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University, Department of Geography and Economic History

    Author : Traian Leu; Umeå universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Indigenous tourism; Sámi; reindeer herders; sustainable livelihoods; diversification; rural development; sparsely populated areas; Sweden;

    Abstract : Little is known about the role of tourism development among Sámi indigenous people living in the sparsely populated areas of Sweden. Previous research shows tourism to be a potentially suitable option for development in such regions, yet the exact implications for the indigenous population remains largely unexplored. READ MORE