Search for dissertations about: "nature conservation policy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 swedish dissertations containing the words nature conservation policy.

  1. 1. To do or not to do : dealing with the dilemma of intervention in Swedish nature conservation

    Author : Anders Steinwall; Katarina Eckerberg; Anna Zachrisson; David Feltenius; Arjen Buijs; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Protected area management; nature conservation; ecological restoration; biological diversity; discourse; institutionalization; forests; white-backed woodpecker; policy struggle; nature values; statskunskap; political science;

    Abstract : Nature conservation is often seen as being primarily about shielding parts of nature from human intervention, e.g. by protecting areas. Over the last decades, however, intervention is increasingly being seen as necessary for nature to regain or retain its values, through ecological restoration and active management. READ MORE

  2. 2. Pastoralists, Mobility and Conservation : Shifting rules of access and control of grazing resources in Kenya's northern drylands

    Author : Annemiek Pas Schrijver; Lowe Börjeson; Elizabeth E. Watson; Mats Widgren; Caroline Upton; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; pastoralism; livestock mobility; conservation; community conservancy; Northern Rangelands Trust; political ecology; access; institutions; governmentality; territoriality; Samburu; Laikipia; Isiolo; Kenya; geografi med kulturgeografisk inriktning; Geography with Emphasis on Human Geography;

    Abstract : Pastoral mobility is seen as the most effective strategy to make use of constantly shifting resources. In northern Kenya, mobile pastoralism as a highly-valued strategy to manage grazing areas and exploit resource variability is becoming more complex. READ MORE

  3. 3. Natives and their nature : essays on marine mammal conservation, fishing and the anthropology of Iceland

    Author : Niels Einarsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Iceland; fishing; culture; environmentalism; marine mammals; environmental perceptions; fisheries policy; Ethnology; Etnologi;

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  4. 4. Wooded or treeless pastures? : Linking policy, farmers' decisions and biodiversity

    Author : Simon Jakobsson; Regina Lindborg; Sara A O Cousins; Jan Plue; Tim Benton; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; bat; biodiversity; bird; canopy cover; Common Agricultural Policy; European Union; farmer; functional diversity; germination; grassland; multi-taxa; pasture; plant; policy; seed sowing; tree density; trees; naturgeografi; Physical Geography;

    Abstract : Worldwide, biodiversity conservation is one of the key challenges for a sustainable future of nature and society. It is particularly important to preserve high quality habitats within otherwise intensively managed agricultural landscapes. READ MORE

  5. 5. Environmental protection in Swedish forestry : a study of the implementation process

    Author : Katarina Eckerberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; clear felling; environmental policy; forest policy; Forestry Act; implementation analysis; nature conservation; public participation;

    Abstract : According to the Swedish Forestry Act, environmental protection is required within forest operations regardless of forest ownership. This thesis examines the extent to which regulations issued by the National Board of Forestry are implemented in clearcuttings. READ MORE