Essays about: "Organic food"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 182 essays containing the words Organic food.

  1. 1. Price Premium of Organic Food in Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Markus Hertz; Felix Åkebrand; [2017-03-14]
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    Abstract : Individuals are increasingly demanding pesticide-free and environmentally friendlier options in their grocery shopping. They are, however, well aware that when arriving at the cashier- they are going to have to pay for it. Literally. READ MORE

  2. 2. "Be the Change?" - Exploring the Environmental Mitigation Potential of Lifestyle Changes in Europe Using a Multi-Regional Input-Output Model

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekosystemteknik (CI); Lunds universitet/Miljö- och energisystem

    Author : Ruben Lundström; [2017]
    Keywords : Sustainable Consumption; Climate Mitigation; Lifestyles; Europe; MRIO; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Är det möjligt för konsumenter att vara förändringen man vill se i samhället, och därmed bidra till en hållbarare framtid? Med hjälp av en modell baserad på Multi-Regional Input-Output (MRIO) analys undersöks den miljömässiga potentialen av olika livsstilar i EU. Europeiska hushålls fotavtryck för koldioxid, toxicitet, vatten och land beräknas för olika konsumtionsmönster. READ MORE

  3. 3. Multiple Substrate-Induced Respiration and Isothermal Calorimetry : Applicability in Risk Assessment of Contaminated Soil

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Caroline Wright; [2017]
    Keywords : Risk assessment; biological indicators; multiple substrate-induced respiration; MSIR; MicroRespTM; isothermal calorimetry; calorespirometric ratio; contamination; Cu; PAH; Riskbedömning; biologiska indikatorer; multipla substrat-inducerad respiration; MSIR; MicroRespTM; isotermisk kalorimetri; calorespirometric ratio; förorening; Cu; PAH;

    Abstract : At present, soils face great threats. Consequences of human activities, such as climate change, acidification and contamination result in decreased soil health. This is a threat to human health and well-being, since our society is dependent on soil ecosystem services. READ MORE

  4. 4. Investigation of biochemical methane potential in Thái Nguyên city and Sông Công city in Vietnam

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema Miljöförändring; Linköpings universitet/Tema Miljöförändring

    Author : Anurag Deo; Mette Axelsson Bjerg; [2017]
    Keywords : Substrate Investigation; Biogas; Biochemical Methane Potential Tests; BMP; Brewery Waste; Food Waste; Waste Water Treatment Plant sludge; WWTP; Vietnam;

    Abstract : Currently Vietnam is facing several problems with waste handling. For instance, a lot of the municipal organic solid waste is dumped at landfills, which contributes to environmental difficulties such as greenhouse gas emissions. READ MORE

  5. 5. Analysis of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFASs) in African Darter (Anhinga rufa) Eggs along Vaal River, South Africa : Comparison of Homologue and Isomer Profiles

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för naturvetenskap och teknik

    Author : Felicia Fredriksson; [2016]
    Keywords : Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances PFASs ; Perfluorooctane sulfonate PFOS ; linear and branched isomers; African Darter; Vaal River; bird eggs; Per- och polyfluoralkylerade substanser PFASs ; perfluoroktansulfonat PFOS ; linjära och grenade isomerer; African Darter; Vaal River; fågelägg;

    Abstract : Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) are a group of toxic and persistent organic compounds. Their properties make them extremely resistant and they have been shown to have bioaccumulation and toxic properties in the environment and also to biomagnify in both aquatic and terrestrial food webs. READ MORE