Global Change Research Institute MSc thesis collection
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Community forestry development in Bhutan : new practice or another bandwagon ; a case study of three community forestry pilot projects (The University of Edinburgh, 1997)About 85% of Bhutan's population live within the biomass-based subsistence economy. With increasing population (3.1% per annum), coupled with the rising expectation, the demand for all forms of wood-based products and ...
(The University of Edinburgh, 2001)The use of fire as a management tool on moorlands is a practice with a long history. Primarily carried out to maintain a monoculture of young, vigorous growth Calluna to provide higher quality grazing for sheep, deer and ...
Assessment for National Park Candidate Area Using Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis: A case study from the Argyll Islands and Coast (2007)This thesis outlines an assessment approach for national park designation purpose using Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis. The case study area is ‘Argyll Islands and Coast’ situated in west Scotland. Four different ...