Essays about: "objectives of environmental education"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 essays containing the words objectives of environmental education.

  1. 1. When money grows on trees-The case of beyond-compliance companies sourcing from the Amazon Rainforest

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Maximilian Engel; [2016]
    Keywords : sustainable business; Amazon Rainforest; beyond-compliance companies; Performance Framework; Balanced Scorecard; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The Amazon Rainforest is in grave danger of disappearing for good, due to a number of harmful economic activities, including land conversion for cattle ranching and monoculture, as well as unsustainable and illegal timber production. It has been shown, however, that the private sector has a crucial role in redressing socio-economic problems, causing deforestation and degradation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Improved Water Management in Rural Jordanian Communities Hosting Refugees

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Helene Robert; [2016]
    Keywords : water management; participation; Jordan; rural communities; refugees; Syrian conflict; IWRM; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : This research set out to examine if participation can improve the management of water resources in rural Jordanian communities. Jordan is second most resource-scare country in the world, and is facing significant increase in demand for water as a result of the arrivals of refugees from the Syrian conflict. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sustainability Aspects in ICT Engineering Thesis Works

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för informations- och kommunikationsteknik (ICT); KTH/Skolan för informations- och kommunikationsteknik (ICT)

    Author : Mirwary Ahmad; Birgeet Kaur; [2016]
    Keywords : sustainable development; sustainability; ICT; environment; UKÄ; thesis work; SEMAT Essence; software; engineering; hållbar utveckling; hållbarhet; ICT; miljö; UKÄ; examensarbete; SEMAT Essence; mjukvaruutveckling;

    Abstract : An evaluation of thesis reports performed by students from the degree programme Computer Engineering, TIDAB, that was made by UKÄ, The Swedish Higher Education Authority, showed that there was a lack of consideration of environmental and sustainability aspects in the thesis reports, leading to many students not meeting the criteria in the degree objectives regarding this aspect. The purpose of this bachelor thesis is to improve students’ ability in considering the important aspects of sustainability in their thesis works, by providing them with guidelines which they can follow and implement during their thesis work that will enable them to reach the level ‘Very High Quality’. READ MORE

  4. 4. Växter, vatten och whiskytunnor : hur man kan förbättra en skolgård med hjälp av elever, lärare, föräldrar och volontärer

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

    Author : Sanna Byström; [2015]
    Keywords : skolgårdar; skolgårdsutveckling; Skottland; volontärer;

    Abstract : Idén till det här examensarbetet uppkom i Skottland under ett volontärprojekt. Eleverna på Canal View Primary School anlade tillsammans med volontärer en trädgård på sin skolgård. Volontärerna ledde även lektioner där skolgården var utgångspunkten. READ MORE

  5. 5. Carbon and curriculum : towards evidence-based climate change education in Canada

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Christopher Wynes; [2015]
    Keywords : high school; sustainability science; carbon footprint; individual; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Despite an overwhelming scientific consensus that climate change is a threat to our society, many young Canadians do not view it as a major issue. This suggests flaws in the way that youth are educated on climate change. I therefore investigated climate change education in Canada to recommend improvements. READ MORE