Essays about: "Ecosystem Resilience"

Showing result 21 - 25 of 124 essays containing the words Ecosystem Resilience.

  1. 21. Ecosystem Goal Alignment and Institutional Change : Increasing Resilience and Competitiveness in Värmland

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Handelshögskolan (from 2013)

    Author : Eric Kjellberg; Daniel Oldenmark; [2021]
    Keywords : Service ecosystem; Service dominant logic; value co-creation; goal alignment; institutional change; resilience; rural regions;

    Abstract : Economy professor Kjell Nordström argued at the Nordic Business forum Sweden, that regions such as Värmland would turn into wastelands in the aftermath of digitalization and urbanization. Digitalization has rapidly changed service provision effecting the provider-user interaction and service options available. READ MORE

  2. 22. Blue biotechnology : its role in the future of food

    University essay from SLU/Department of Molecular Sciences

    Author : Andrea Lundh; [2020]
    Keywords : Aquaculture; blue biotechnology; aquatic resources; SDG; sustainable development goals; blue growth; zero hunger; food security; agenda 2030;

    Abstract : To provide healthy food and livelihoods to a growing population on Earth, while environmental issues becoming more adverse, as well as climate change becoming more critical, is one of today’s greatest challenges. By 2015 the United Nations come up with 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) to tackle global challenges as poverty, global hunger, climate resilience, population growth control, achieving food security, and promotion of sustainable agriculture. READ MORE

  3. 23. Multifunktionella skyddszoner : minskade fosforförluster, ökad pollinering och andra ekosystemtjänster

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Soil and Environment

    Author : Kajsa Hillberg; [2020]
    Keywords : kantzoner; fosfor; avrinning; pollinerare;

    Abstract : Användningen av skyddszoner är en gammal metod för att förhindra att föroreningar och näringsämnen når vattendrag, sjöar och hav från jordbruksmark. Men dagens effektiviserade jordbruk innebär fler påfrestningar på miljö och klimat. Markanvändningen ska räcka till att både producera mat och uppnå flera ekosystemtjänster. READ MORE

  4. 24. Civic Food : Designing for Food Citizenship in a Food System Characterized by Mutualistic Resilience

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Designhögskolan vid Umeå universitet

    Author : Lukas Flynn; [2020]
    Keywords : transition design; design; systems oriented design; interaction design; design; sustainability; design for sustainability transitions; urban farming; food systems; local food; speculative; service design;

    Abstract : This thesis explored design’s role in transitioning the Swedish food system to one that is more resilient to the shocks caused by climate change and in the context of the project duration, COVID-19. The project’s central question was: What does food citizenship look like in a resilient food system, and what design process is necessary to facilitate such a solution? The project collaborated with a local food ecosystem startup, Harvest, which has the mission to improve the local food supply chain so everyone can eat deliciously and sustainability. READ MORE

  5. 25. Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD) as a climate adaptation strategy

    University essay from KTH/Urbana och regionala studier

    Author : Andrea Fumero; [2020]
    Keywords : Water Sensitive Urban Design; Flooding; Resilience; Climate adaptation; Rotterdam; Copenhagen; Malmö; PHVision;

    Abstract : “Global floods and extreme rainfall events have surged by more than 50% in the past decade and recent studies show that they are occurring four times higher than in 1980” (Neslen, 2018). At the same time, the urban population is rising. READ MORE