Essays about: "sustainability science"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 261 essays containing the words sustainability science.

  1. 1. Change put to work. A degrowth perspective on unsustainable work, postwork alternatives and politics

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Maja Hoffmann; [2017]
    Keywords : unsustainability; critique of work; postwork alternatives; politics; degrowth; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Unsustainability is persistent despite growing awareness that the industrial way of life, its modes of production and consumption need to be transformed. In academic sustainability contexts, however, attention is rarely paid to how industrial societies basically operate and how our everyday life is implicated beyond the usual suspect: consumerism. READ MORE

  2. 2. Climate in mind - climate-adapted neighborhood design : a case study from Nyhamnen in Malmö, Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Anna-Lena Sauer; [2017]
    Keywords : Nyhamnen; Malmö; SymbioCity Approach; Sustainability Science; urban green spaces; multifunctional space; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Cities affected by the impacts of climate change have to find new ways to adapt to the variability in weather patterns, such as heavy rainfalls and storms. The coastal city Malmö, a former industrial city, aims to be carbon neutral by 2020 and provided by 100 percent renewable energies in 2030. READ MORE

  3. 3. Universalism vs Women's Rights: A critical discussion on gender-specific human rights regulation

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Tora Törnqvist; [2016]
    Keywords : Human Rights; Women s Rights; Universalism; Women Prisoners; Gender-specific Regulations; The Bangkok Rules; The Mandela Rules; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : When founding the modern human rights protection, the UN did to a great extent have focus on protecting men and men’s rights, even though one of the core principles of human rights is their universality. Over the past few decades work has been done to include women’s perspectives in the human rights protection. READ MORE

  4. 4. Zero poaching and social sustainability in protected areas : a study of Chitwan National Park, Nepal

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Hitesh Pant; [2016]
    Keywords : zero poaching; fortress conservation; Chitwan; Gramsci; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Protected areas (PAs) embody a historical legacy of value contestation and human exclusion. While the rise of community-based conservation in the 1980s sought to reconfigure this mechanism by running a counter narrative arguing that biodiversity conservation and development were mutually reinforcing objectives, exclusionary PAs continue to maintain a strong position in the conservation discourse. READ MORE

  5. 5. It’s a free-for-all : who owns soil ecosystem services on agricultural land?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Dennis Roitsch; [2016]
    Keywords : soil natural capital; saxony; common agricultural policy; property rights; sustainability science; payments for ecosystem services; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Soils provide the foundation for human well-being but are increasingly degrading from land use change or types of intensive land use like agriculture. In Europe, soil natural capital is degrading over time and space because of compaction, erosion, and the loss of organic matter. READ MORE