Essays about: "Earth and Environmental Sciences"

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  1. 1. Understanding views on sufficient clothing consumption: Using Q methodology

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Katla Eiríksdóttir; [2022]
    Keywords : Sufficiency; consumer perceptions; clothing consumption; social practice theory; Q methodology; Social Sciences; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Overconsumption of clothes is a global environmental and social problem, where 80 billion new clothing is produced each year. Efficiency measures have focused on improving resource efficiency on the production side and improving clothing care on the consumer side. However, literature shows that these measures are not enough. READ MORE

  2. 2. Strategic Planning for Climate Adaptation - a case study of Åre municipality

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljövetenskaplig utbildning

    Author : Kajsa Kronkvist; [2022]
    Keywords : Climate change adaptation; municipal planning processes; landslide risk management; mountain tourist destinations; Social Sciences; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Åre municipality, a well-known skiing resort in Sweden, has been classified as a primary risk area for landslides, due to a combination of global warming and increased pressure from expansion. The purpose of this study is to explore options to strengthen climate adaptation planning and reduce vulnerability in Åre. READ MORE

  3. 3. Geographical expansion rate of a brown bear population in Fennoscandia and the factors explaining the directional variations

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Lisbet Hougaard Baklid; [2022]
    Keywords : Geography; GIS; brown bear; expansion rate; Ursus arctos; Fennoscandia; Sweden; barrier; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The brown bears, Ursus arctos L., in the Scandinavian peninsula were distributed in almost all counties before aimed reduction during the 1700-1900s (Swenson et al. 1995). From 1981-2013 the population increased more than five times (Chapron et al. READ MORE

  4. 4. The role of stakeholders in a transition toward advanced corporate sustainability: A representation of the European wind power industry and the case of Vestas Wind Systems A/S

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Emma Kurvits; [2022]
    Keywords : wind power industry; stakeholder theory; corporate sustainable transition; incumbency; Business and Economics; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The wind power industry has long remained passive on broader sustainability issues, grounded in the perception that the industry is inherently linked with environmental sustainability. Within the past 5 years, there has been a dramatic change in the stakeholder and corporate perception of sustainability. READ MORE

  5. 5. A Comprehensive Review of the Factors Influencing the Environmental Impact of different Species bred in Closed Land-based Recirculating Aquaculture Systems

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för miljö- och klimatvetenskap (CEC)

    Author : Siri Samuelsson; [2022]
    Keywords : Recirculating aquaculture system; renewable electricity; Feed Conversion Ratio; environmental impact; freshwater eutrophication; climate change; land use; cumulative energy use; acidification; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Today the future supply of seafood is threatened due to human activities which, among other things, has led to overfishing. However, more environmental friendly initiatives of producing seafood have emerged, such as Recirculating Aquaculture Systems (RASs). READ MORE