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An alternative approach for the prevention of deforestation using renewable energies as substitute

Abbaspour, M ; Sharif University of Technology | 2013

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  1. Type of Document: Article
  2. DOI: 10.1016/j.renene.2012.01.062
  3. Publisher: 2013
  4. Abstract:
  5. The promotion of the adoption of renewable energies in deprived and remote areas can be considered as an important step towards reduction of threats to the loss of biodiversity through community mobilization. One important outcome is mitigation of the deforestation processes through firewood collection. The aim is achievement of sustainable development of the forest biodiversity, awareness raising and the capacity building for execution of similar projects. The social and economical aspects and the obstacles for execution of such project were investigated and guidelines were prepared to facilitate the promotion of renewable energy in similar small communities
  6. Keywords:
  7. Biogas units ; Mitigation of deforestation ; Renewable energy ; Alternative approach ; Awareness raising ; Capacity building ; Community mobilization ; Economical aspects ; Forest biodiversity ; Remote areas ; Renewable energies ; Small community ; Lead acid batteries ; Biogas ; Economic analysis ; Renewable resource ; Sustainable development ; Batteries ; Biodiversity ; Biogas ; Deforestation ; Renewable Resources
  8. Source: Renewable Energy ; Volume 49 , March , 2013 , Pages 77-79 ; 09601481 (ISSN)
  9. URL: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0960148112000730