Essays about: "ecological product"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 56 essays containing the words ecological product.

  1. 1. Combining production with preservation : livelihood strategies and innovations on nature pasture based farms in Dalsland, Sweden

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Tove Ortman; [2018]
    Keywords : biodiversity; high nature value pastures; livelihood strategies; innovations;

    Abstract : Biodiversity loss is a global problem that can lead to serious consequences. One of the most biodiverse habitats today is the product of extensive agriculture: semi-natural pastures, often termed High Nature Value (HNV) pasture. As farms become more and more intensive and specialised, these pastures disappear increasingly. READ MORE

  2. 2. Smart Hydroponics : Conceptual Design of Hydroponic Plant System for Home Environment

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle

    Author : Erik Földhazy; [2018]
    Keywords : Industrial Design Engineering; User Experience; Sustainability; Product Design; Human- Centered Design; Hydroponics; Teknisk Design; Användarupplevelse; Hållbarhet; Produktdesign; Human-Centered Design; Hydroponik;

    Abstract : Hydroponics is a method of cultivating plants without the use of soil. Soil acts as a growth medium which gives plants stability, provides nutrients and allows roots to be kept wet without drowning. In hydroponics the soil’s functions are replaced by synthesized methods. Stability comes from a substrate (i. READ MORE

  3. 3. Engineered wood glass combination : Innovative glazing façade system

    University essay from KTH/Byggnadsmaterial

    Author : Alessandra Tapparo; [2017]
    Keywords : wood; glass; combination; engineered products; EWGC; façade; panel; sustainability;

    Abstract : Buildings require a lot of energy during all their lifetime, from the construction site to the use and demolition. The building sector contributes to a large part of the total emissions of greenhouse gases and consume a large amount of water and energy resources, so the material components used in the building sector have gained an important role in the discourse of sustainability. READ MORE

  4. 4. Växtnäringsförsörjning inom ekologisk odling, kan vi odla kvävet själva?

    University essay from SLU/Department of Biosystems and Technology (from 130101)

    Author : Klara Frithiofsson; [2017]
    Keywords : växtnäring; kväve; ekologisk odling; mellangröda; gröngödslingsvall; biogödsel;

    Abstract : Det här arbetet handlar om växtnäringsförsörjning inom ekologisk odling och det är framförallt näringsämnet kväve som har behandlats. Syftet med detta arbete har varit att ta reda på om det är möjligt att genom odling komma upp i de kvävemängderna som behövs för att täcka huvudgrödornas behov. READ MORE

  5. 5. Greening Potosí : making use of green infrastructure in a dense, informal settlement of Bogotá

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Amanda Hultman; Johanna Svahn; [2016]
    Keywords : green infrastructure; informal settlement; Potosí; public green space;

    Abstract : Today more people are living in urban areas than in rural and the global trend of urbanization is rapidly increasing. In Colombia, around 76 per cent of the population is living in urban areas, most of them in the capital city Bogotá. READ MORE