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Impacts of outdoor recreation on space-use, behaviour and interspecific interactions of red deer (Cervus elaphus) in the Scottish Highlands (University of St Andrews, 2022-06-15) - ThesisIn Scotland, the geographical distribution of red deer (Cervus elaphus scoticus) overlaps with areas used for popular outdoor activities such as hill walking. This overlap can have multiple consequences for the animal ...
(University of St Andrews, 2021-06-30) - ThesisSocial science energy research is asking important questions about the social, political, and economic implications of energy transitions, and the consequent changing roles and relationships in the energy system. This has ...
An exploration of the implementation of global REDD+ policy in Nigeria's neo-patrimonial context : implications for sustainable development (University of St Andrews, 2020-12-01) - ThesisREDD+ is a global programme for disbursing funds, primarily to pay national governments in developing countries to reduce forest carbon emission. REDD+ is presently translated from global discourse into national arena ...
Government resettlement as participatory adaptation to climate change : exploring the role of knowledge in the Lower Shire region of Malawi (University of St Andrews, 2020-12-01) - ThesisThere has been debate over how environmental change will influence migration. This PhD explores one aspect of this: the impact of flooding on migration patterns and the subsequent move by government actors to govern these ...
(University of St Andrews, 2020-07-29) - Thesis