Search for dissertations about: "wildlife"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 128 swedish dissertations containing the word wildlife.

  1. 1. Fluorine mass balance in wildlife and consumer products : How much organofluorine are we missing?

    Author : Lara Schultes; Jonathan P. Benskin; Michael McLachlan; Jörg Feldmann; Elsie M. Sunderland; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; PFASs; PFOS; fluorine mass balance; organofluorine; EOF; TF; wildlife; consumer products; combustion ion chromatography; high resolution mass spectrometry; suspect screening; Applied Environmental Science; tillämpad miljövetenskap;

    Abstract : Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) are a class of anthropogenic pollutants. Many PFASs are highly persistent and have been linked to adverse effects in humans. According to latest estimates, there are more than 4700 PFASs in global commerce, which poses immense challenges for environmental monitoring. READ MORE

  2. 2. Hunting for development. People, land and wildlife in southern Zimbabwe

    Author : Per Zachrisson; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Anthropology; Zimbabwe; Gwanda; land; wildlife; livelihood; CAMPFIRE; development; globalisation;

    Abstract : Local communities in Africa, particularly southern Africa with its racially divided land pattern, have seen few economic benefits, apart from subsistence ones, from the region's wildlife during the twentieth century. Commercial, tourist and wildlife interests in the West have part in this development. READ MORE

  3. 3. Economic Studies on Wildlife Management and Conservation

    Author : Julian Eduardo Lozano Galindez; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; []

    Abstract : The present research consists of four articles addressing wildlife management and conservation using different methodological approaches of applied economics. The thesis encompasses various economic analyses on three carnivore species mainly: the wolf (Canis lupus), the brown bear (Ursus arctos), and the lynx (Lynx lynx). READ MORE

  4. 4. The Economics of Community-Based Wildlife Conservation in Zimbabwe

    Author : Edwin Muchapondwa; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; bio-economic; CAMPFIRE; common property; community; design principles; dichotomous choice; diversification; elephant nuisance; institutions; insurance; poaching; risk management; simple spike; wildlife conservation; wildlife-livestock conflict;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with the economics of community-based wildlife conservation in Zimbabwe. It consists of an introductory chapter and four self-contained chapters. Chapter 1 spells out the history of wildlife conservation leading to the inception of CAMPFIRE. Research issues at the core of the rest of the thesis are also highlighted. READ MORE

  5. 5. The response in native wildlife to an invading pathogen: Swedish amphibians and Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis

    Author : Sara Meurling; Anssi Laurila; Jacob Höglund; Christer Brönmark; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Emerging diseases; chytrid; amphibians; wildlife; Biology with specialization in Animal Conservation; Biologi med inriktning mot zoologisk bevarandebiologi;

    Abstract : Emerging infectious diseases are causing mortality and declines in wildlife populations globally. My thesis aims to get as clear a picture as possible of the effect the invasive chytrid fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis has on the Swedish amphibian community. READ MORE