Search for dissertations about: "multifunctional landscapes"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the words multifunctional landscapes.

  1. 1. Linking Landscapes and Livelihoods : Ecosystem services as a lens in Sudano-Sahelian West Africa

    University dissertation from Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University

    Author : Hanna Sinare; Line Gordon; Anders Malmer; [2013]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; ecosystem services; landscapes; livelihoods; agroforestry; Sudano-Sahel; West Africa; Natural Resources Management; naturresurshushållning;

    Abstract : Integrated landscape approaches are increasingly called for to reconcile multiple objectives from the perspectives of agriculture, forestry, poverty alleviation and biodiversity conservation. Sudano-Sahelian West Africa with low agricultural productivity and widespread poverty is a hotspot for these issues and has attracted international interest in interventions to improve livelihoods. READ MORE

  2. 2. Ecosystem services in agricultural landscapes A study on farming and farmers in South Africa and Sweden

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University

    Author : Rebecka Malinga; Regina Lindborg; Line Gordon; Thomas Elmqvist; Tobias Plieninger; [2016]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; ecosystem service bundles; multifunctional landscapes; ecosystem service supply and demand; spatial scales; trade-offs; sustainable agriculture; transdisciplinary; stakeholder participation; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : Humanity is facing challenges of sustainably producing enough food for a growing population without further eroding the world’s ecosystems. Transformation of natural habitats into agriculture has resulted in opportunities for civilization, but has also led to land degradation and loss of biodiversity, threatening the generation of ecosystem services. READ MORE

  3. 3. Exploring synergies – management of multifunctional agricultural landscapes

    University dissertation from Centrum för miljö- och klimatforskning, Lunds universitet

    Author : Lovisa Nilsson; [2019-10-07]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; multifunctionality; ecosystem services; functional biodiversity; agri-environmental policy; CAP; agri-environmental measures;

    Abstract : AbstractHuman ingenuity and activities have resulted in erosion of ecosystems and their capacity to support the sustainable production of goods and functions that we depend on. Biodiversity i.e. READ MORE

  4. 4. Biodiversity and green infrastructure in urban landscapes

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitetsbibliotek

    Author : Ulf G. Sandström; Per Angelstam; Abdul Khakee; Kjell Nilsson; [2004]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Biologi; Birds in cities; Communication between sciences; Conservation planning; Landscape ecology; Swedish green planning; Urban green space; Urban planning; Urban vegetation; Biologi med ekologisk inriktning; NATURAL SCIENCES Biology; NATURVETENSKAP Biologi; Biologi med ekologisk inriktning;

    Abstract : In this thesis, I evaluate the extent to which biodiversity is affected, and taken into consideration by, urban planning. Based on landscape ecology, I apply an interdisciplinary approach. READ MORE

  5. 5. Urban shades of green Current patterns and future prospects of nature conservation in urban landscapes

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Systems Ecology, Stockholm University

    Author : Sara Borgström; Regina Lindborg; Sara Cousins; Thomas Elmqvist; Christer Nilsson; [2011]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; urbanisation; nature conservation; urban planning; urban systems; nature reserves; Sweden; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Natural Resources Management; naturresurshushållning;

    Abstract : Urban nature provides local ecosystem services such as absorption of air pollutants, reduction of noise, and provision of places for recreation, and is therefore crucial to urban sustainable development. Nature conservation in cities is also part of the global effort to halt biodiversity decline. READ MORE