Essays about: "Ecological"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1231 essays containing the word Ecological.

  1. 1. Resilience and Adaptivity of EU Pesticides Law - Assessing Theory and Legal Capacity

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Henrik Jansson; [2019-08-09]
    Keywords : pesticides; agriculture; resilience; EU law; adaptive law;

    Abstract : The utilisation of pesticides within agriculture may contribute to a transgression of the ecological boundaries of the Earth. However, pesticides play an essential role in sustaining human welfare by providing food security. READ MORE

  2. 2. Towards a Societal Transformation - a qualitative study of grassroots innovations within waste management in Zanzibar

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Victoria Rice; Johan Knape; [2019-07-09]
    Keywords : Grassroots innovations; evolution and development of grassroots innovations; social innovation; challenges and constraints of grassroots innovations; sustainability; waste management; scaling;

    Abstract : The issue of waste is an increasing global problem, affecting people, animals and ecosystems. Zanzibar has experienced a dramatic increase of incoming tourists, with a growing waste problem as a result. READ MORE

  3. 3. Ecology From Within: Ecocriticism and Allegory in Ursula K. Le Guin’s The Word for World is Forest

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Joel Fransson; [2019-01-08]
    Keywords : ecology; nature; allegory; dualism;

    Abstract : This essay reads Ursula K. Le Guin’s novel The Word for World is Forest to explorewhether there is a connection between Cartesian dualism, allegorical reading, and environmentalistthought. To answer this the essay employs the philosophy and theoretical writings of Timothy Morton,namely The Ecological Thought and Ecology Without Nature. READ MORE

  4. 4. Lakes are browner in the south than in the north of Sweden despite similar levels of dissolved iron

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för ekonomi, teknik och naturvetenskap

    Author : Fredrik Lindgren; [2019]
    Keywords : Brownification; DOC; dissolved iron; humic lakes; sulphur deposition; absorbance; climate change;

    Abstract : During recent decades many lakes have become browner in the northern hemisphere and more specific in Sweden. This process is called brownification. Brownification of lakes makes it more difficult to clean water to drinking water and may have negative ecological effects on biota. READ MORE

  5. 5. A New Planning Approach - preparing for an increased flood risk

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Astrid Rosén Steen; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable Urban Design; City Planning; Planning Development; Climate Adaptation; Flood Risk; A New Approach; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : How should we deal with city planning in a world that is rapidly turning urban, without destroying valuable nature assets along the way? The last decades are proof that the system we are using today is not up to the challenge. Therefore this thesis is showing a new approach to how comprehensive city planning can grow from nature based values and a deeper understanding of a city’s foundation. READ MORE