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Implementing CAMPFIRE as a Sustainable Land-use Strategy: an Cultural-Historical Analysis of Wildlife in Zimbabwe's Communal Lands
This thesis addresses the concept of CAMPFIRE, the acronym for Communal Areas Management Program for Indigenous Resources, as a sustainable land-use option in Zimbabwe's ecologically marginal Communal Lands, and in so doing ...
Reconstruction of Late Glacial Discharges in the Upper Mississippi Valley
This project investigates the link between late glacial hydrologic events in a reach of the upper Mississippi River valley and Glacial Lake Agassiz. The project is divided into three parts: a chronology of the upper ...
Gender, Environment, and Development Concerns in Irrigated Rice Schemes in West Africa
In this study, I examine the links between gender, environment, and development (GED), first analyzing various approaches to studying the topic, and then outlining the social repercussions of two development projects in ...
The Relative Site Moisture Index: an Expansion of the Topographic Relative Moisture Index
Soil moisture is an important factor influencing vegetation establishment and productivity. Several attempts have been made to develop an accurate means of characterizing soil moisture in the field without extensive ...
The Fairness of Forests: A Case Study of the Rio Bravo Carbon Sequestration Pilot Project Belize, Central America
Carbon Sequestration forestry projects generate heated debate among negotiators of global climate change policy. Advocates of carbon sequestration see these projects as a remedy to the problems of global climate change, ...
Narratives of Environmental Change: Mangroves, Shrimp Farming and Artisanal Fishing Communities in Ecuador
In recent years, many developing nations have reaped an economic windfall from the growth of shrimp aquacultute. Increasing demand for specialty seafood in the industrialized world, as well as a drive to diversify export ...