Essays about: "Ecosystem Resilience"

Showing result 6 - 10 of 124 essays containing the words Ecosystem Resilience.

  1. 6. Key Success Factors for End-User Adoption of 5G Technology Within a Low-Middle Income Country : A case study in Malaysia

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Markus Olofsgård; Philip Göransson; [2022]
    Keywords : 5G; Industry 4.0; Adoption of technology; Adoption of broadband use; Diffusion of technology; Multi-level perspective; Low-middle income countries; Barriers and enabling factors; 5G; Industri 4.0; Anammande av teknik; Anammande av bredbandsteknik; Spridning av teknik; Multinivå-perspektiv; Låg- och medelinkomstländer; Barriärer och möjliggörande faktorer.;

    Abstract : Recent breakthroughs within technology and data science have initiated talks of a new emerging industrial revolution, being the fourth of its kind. This revolution, titled as Industry 4. READ MORE

  2. 7. Digging for Common Ground : Exploring how Practitioners of Alternative Farming Methods are replicating Principles of Traditional Ecological Knowledge

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

    Author : Finn Rogge; [2021]
    Keywords : Permaculture; Regenerative Agriculture; Traditional Ecological Knowledge; Global Food System; Rural Development;

    Abstract : As a result of the harmful environmental practices found within the industrial agricultural system and the various negative accompanied socioeconomic consequences to health, local livelihoods, and resilience of rural communities, there has been an increasing global interest in Alternative Food Networks (AFNs) and alternative farming practices, such as permaculture and regenerative agriculture, that envision a more environment-friendly and equitable food- and agricultural system. At the same time, the potential of Indigenous woldviews and knowledges, such as Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK), to introduce more environment-friendly land use practices and to reshape our understanding of nature becomes more publicly, but also scientifically acknowledged in the management of natural resources. READ MORE

  3. 8. The intraspecific drought tolerance of Betula pendula Roth. : ecotypic aptitude as tree selection criteria for the urban landscape

    University essay from SLU/Department of Plant Breeding (from 130101)

    Author : Simon Hannus; [2021]
    Keywords : Betula pendula; clinal variation; drought tolerance; ecosystem services; ecotypes; potential evapotranspiration; turgor loss point; urban forestry; urban resilience; urban tree selection;

    Abstract : The ecosystem services provided by urban trees are substantial contributors to the quality of urban living, and their environmentally regulating capabilities are increasingly regarded as integral in order to efficiently secure urban resilience, by ameliorating the human and material impacts of extreme weather events. However, current trends of urban development presents challenges of how to preserve urban greenery ecosystem functioning, particularly in light of the ongoing climate change; which also has brought forth the importance of taxonomically diverse urban forests, to mitigate risks of catastrophic tree loss associated with these conditions. READ MORE

  4. 9. Navigating the transformation to sustainable public meals - The case of Södertälje municipality, Sweden.

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Stockholm Resilience Centre

    Author : Jenny Norrby; [2021]
    Keywords : transformation; food system; public meal; social ecological system; södertälje municipality; sweden; matsystem; offentlig måltid; hållbarhet; Södertälje kommun; skolmåltid; transformation;

    Abstract : Food production and consumption is causing environmental harm such as climate change and a decline in ecosystem services. Hence, a transformation of the food system is necessary for humanity’s future well-being. READ MORE

  5. 10. Intercropping oats with annual clovers : effects on yields and aspects of biodiversity

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Ecology

    Author : Anna Douhan Sundahl; [2021]
    Keywords : intercropping; cover cropping; pollinators; natural predators; weeds; clover; oats;

    Abstract : The use of fertilizers, pesticides and herbicides has contributed to greatly increase the crop yields per hectare. Humanity has become reliant on artificial inputs overshadowing usage of resources from ecosystem services that we continue to weaken further, by using agricultural practises decreasing landscape and species diversity. READ MORE