Sökning: "Protected areas"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 113 avhandlingar innehållade orden Protected areas.
1. Protected Attractions : Tourism and Wilderness in the Swedish Mountain Region
Sammanfattning : Europe's first national parks were established in northern Sweden in 1909 and this region has thus functioned as a protected and aesthetic pleasure landscape for a century. In 1996, due to the combination of spectacular natural environment and ancient Sami traditions the Laponian World Heritage Area was established here. LÄS MER
2. Effects of Marine Protected Areas on Tropical Seagrass Ecosystems
Sammanfattning : Seagrass beds are highly productive coastal ecosystems that sustain a rich and diverse associated fauna and flora. Increasing anthropogenic pressures threaten seagrass ecosystems and have already led to major seagrass losses across the world. LÄS MER
3. Effects of contrasting types of marine protected areas on seagrass- and coral communities : are community-based reserves an important complement to government-managed protected areas?
Sammanfattning : Coastal ecosystems, including seagrass beds and coral reefs, are among the most ecological and economical important ecosystems on Earth. At the same time as these ecosystems support livelihoods of coastal communities they are being highly degraded worldwide. LÄS MER
4. Nature, culture, rights : exploring space for indigenous agency in protected area discourses
Sammanfattning : 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. LÄS MER
5. Postcolonial Nature Conservation and Collaboration in Urban Protected Areas : Everyday relations at Macassar Dunes/Wolfgat reserves, Cape Town, South Africa
Sammanfattning : Protected areas and nature conservation are profoundly shaped by Western ideas, and are embedded within powerful discourses and colonising practices. This thesis examines how colonialism and apartheid shape contemporary practices of nature conservation in Cape Town in South Africa - its institutions, geographies and peoples. LÄS MER