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Measuring forest biomass using AIMS lidar and aerial high-resolution imagery
Increasing atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) levels are a leading cause of climate change (Malhi et al. 2002). At least half of the Earth’s terrestrial carbon is stored in forest biomass (Gower et al. 1996) by the ...
From the Classroom to the Streets: A Fight for Education in Contradictions
Can education transform into a social movement? A simple enough question, but one that I asked while researching alternative schools in Buenos Aires. Specifically known as Bachilleratos Populares (Popular Mini-Bachelors ...
Can Community Supported Agriculture be an Economically Viable Approach to Sustainable Agriculture?
The purpose of this thesis is to examine the economic viability of Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) . The growing concern over food safety and a desire to be closer to the source of their food has led consumers to ...
Does Economic Freedom Determine Economic Growth?
The purpose of this thesis is to examine the data and methodology used in constructing the Heritage Foundation’s Index of Economic Freedom. The historical development of the index (1995 – 2012) and the trends in the movements ...
Rule of Law Reform in Post-Conflict Environments: Problematic Realities from Kosovo
Over the past two decades, efforts to promote the rule of law around the globe have expanded, especially in post-conflict environments. As Thomas Carothers remarked, “One cannot get through a foreign policy debate these ...