Essays about: "needs for ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION"

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  1. 1. Intercultural obstacles and resistance in decision-making processes about water and sanitation solutions : experiences of NGOs dealing with sanitation solutions

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

    Author : Sophie Müller; [2016]
    Keywords : water and sanitation; environmental communication; deliberative democracy; intercultural communication; solutions; change;

    Abstract : Since clean water and sanitation is one of the UN Sustainable Development Goals 2030 and the water and sanitation crisis still needs improvement and more attention, this thesis will deal with non-governmental organizations (NGOs) providing different solutions for improvement of the crisis, especially in the developing countries. The aim with this research is to investigate what obstacles and resistance the organizations face when they interact with the citizens, how the decisions of agreeing on a solution are made and what participatory methods are used in those countries where the NGOs are providing their alternatives. READ MORE

  2. 2. What do we need to know to preserve species?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljövetenskaplig utbildning

    Author : Matilda Hildingsson; [2016]
    Keywords : pro-environmental behaviour; biodiversity; ecosystem services; environmental psychology; valuation; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Our planet is facing the largest loss of biodiversity since the extinction of dinosaurs (Chiante, 2016). This great loss will affect our ecosystems which in turn means that humankind and our needs are affected. It is therefore important to know what factors affect the allocation of resources between species. READ MORE

  3. 3. Learning to bridge conservation and development: A case study of the Environmental Monitors Programme in Kruger to Canyons Biosphere Reserve

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Stockholm Resilience Centre

    Author : Cláudia Florêncio; [2016]
    Keywords : adaptive co-management; biosphere reserve; bridging organizations; resilience; social-ecological systems; sustainable development;

    Abstract : We live in a world that faces several social and environmental problems and achieving sustainable development in contexts where it is necessary to alleviate poverty without eroding the capacity of the ecosystems to support future generations is challenging. Therefore, fostering sustainable development requires enabling both society and environment to cope with disturbances, adapt to and shape change (resilience). READ MORE

  4. 4. Retirement pension : a comparison between Swedish farmer and non-farmer business owners

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Therese Rödin; Josefin Samuelson; [2016]
    Keywords : asset specificity; behavior; business owners; decision-making; farmers; retirement;

    Abstract : The Swedish retirement system is hard to understand. The decisions about retirement must be applied on an individual basis. Business owners are not protected in the same way as employees. Employees usually get national retirement and occupational pension automatically from their employer. READ MORE

  5. 5. What are trees for : an ethnographic study of local firewood practices in Uganda in the context of deforestation and climate change discourses

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

    Author : Filippa Giertta; [2016]
    Keywords : firewood; deforestation; climate change; carbon forestry; CDM; Kachung;

    Abstract : Interventions and schemes are being introduced all over the world to stop deforestation and reduce climate change. These interventions, on all levels of scale, follow a dominant global discourse based on a human-environment dichotomy and neo-Malthusian logic, and are driven by narratives of degradation by the local population and linear environmental change. READ MORE