Theses - Land Economy
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(University of Cambridge, 2015-11-10)Insufficient provision of housing for a fast growing urban population is leading to squatter settlements and slums. Some view this informal sector as a way of fulfilling the shelter needs of the urban population. The ...
Managing human-induced material use: adding cyclic inter-sectoral flows to Physical Input-Output Tables to analyse the environmental impact of economic activity (2016-01-05)Current human activity is degrading the environment and depleting biotic and abiotic resources at unheard-of rates, inducing global environmental change and jeopardising the development of humankind. The structure of human ...
Motivations and incentives for pro-environmental behaviour: the case of silvopasture adoption in the tropical forest frontier (2015-11-10)On the frontier of biodiversity-rich tropical forests, how land is used has an important role in buffering the primary ecosystem. Unsustainable small-scale cattle farming endangers soil quality and degrades the landscape. ...