Community forestry is a way to combine forest conservation with economic development of forest depending communities. In the Pacific zone of northern Peru, the rural population heavily relies on the endemic dry forest ecosystem as a source of firewood, timber and as grazing area. Bad management, overuse …
Decomposition is an ecosystem process, mainly important in the carbon and nitrogen cycles. When looking at what drives decomposition, there are three major drivers. These are plant litter quality, microbes and soil animals (detritivores). A large problem in understanding the decomposition process is …
P.A. Alexander (Student); I. de Vries (Begeleider)
When the United Nations World Commission on Environment and Development (WCED)
issued the often quoted Brundtland report in 1987, which first coined the term ‘sustainable
development’, they inspired a multitude of sustainability related ideas and concepts. One of them
is the idea of ‘Corporate Sustainability’.
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