Essays about: "Environmental Conservation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 435 essays containing the words Environmental Conservation.

  1. 1. Managing Risk during Rapid Completion Projects A case study in remediation of a Svalbard settlement

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Kaisa Nordlund; Elliot Moran; [2021-06-30]
    Keywords : Project Management; Remediation; Risk Management; Environmental Conservation; Svalbard; Coal Mine.;

    Abstract : Background and Problem statement: In the High Arctic on the Norwegian island of Svalbard, it was decided in 2016 to shut down the mining settlement called Svea, since coal prices had dropped, and it was no longer profitable to keep the settlement running. In order to discontinue operations there, the company that runs and owns the settlement, Store Norske Kullkompani Spitsbergen (SNSK), was required to comply with the Svalbard Environmental Protection Act (NO 79. READ MORE

  2. 2. Pre-renovation considerations for a Swedish single-family house : Analysis of energy saving potential

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Energisystem och byggnadsteknik

    Author : Meghdeepa Choudhury; [2021]
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    Abstract : According to United Nations 7th sustainable development goal, increased use of fossil fuels in energy accounts for around 60 percent of total global greenhouse gas emissions and in order to debacle this crisis of global warming, the European Union aimed to reduce energy use by 32.5 % within 2030 by improving energy efficiency. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sumatranoshörningen (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis) på gränsen till utrotning - En riskanalys

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljövetenskaplig utbildning

    Author : Amanda Gagné; [2021]
    Keywords : Sumatran rhinoceros; risk assessment; threats; conservation; Indonesia; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The critically endangered Sumatran rhinoceros (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis) has, due to previous hunting and habitat loss, diminished to a few non-viable and fragmented populations. Despite a relatively large amount of conservation efforts during the last 30 years, numbers are still declining. READ MORE

  4. 4. In the Net : The Visual and Verbal Rhetoric of the Campaign “Operation Dolphin Bycatch” by Sea Shepherd France

    University essay from Jönköping University/HLK, Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap

    Author : Annika Wappelhorst; [2021]
    Keywords : Environmental Communication; Marine Conservation Campaign; Sea Shepherd; Multimodal Discourse Analysis; In-Depth Interviews; Biocentrism; SDG 14;

    Abstract : The marine conservation organization Sea Shepherd is most known for its radical direct action, e. g., against whale poaching. This thesis examines the campaign “Operation Dolphin Bycatch,” coordinated by the French branch of the NGO, through discourse analysis and interviews with Sea Shepherd France (SSF) members. READ MORE

  5. 5. Can hunter’s local ecological knowledge be used in management of multi-ungulate systems? : a combination of local ecological knowledge and scientific knowledge to add a finer resolution to current management strategies

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Wildlife, Fish and Environmental Studies

    Author : Sandra Pettersson; [2021]
    Keywords : local ecological knowledge; LEK; scientific knowledge; SK; wildlife management; ungulate management; multi-ungulate systems;

    Abstract : Management and conservation of wildlife populations are generally based on scientific knowledge (SK) and monitoring to establish reliable information. The information gathered and presented from SK is interpreted by individuals who can have different ways of interpreting the same type of information. READ MORE