Essays about: "Environmental attitudes"

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  1. 1. Work is where my bike is. Identifying windows of opportunity for bike commuting in the heart of Germany’s car industry

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Sandra Seethaler; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainability Science; Behaviour Analysis; Bike Communiting; Sustainable Mobility; Transport Planning; Germany; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In Germany, country of diesel bans and postponed climate goals, the region of Baden-Württemberg, as the heart of the country’s car industry, faces especial challenges. Due to its highly car-oriented transport system and topographical structure, the region is notorious for some of the country’s worst air quality levels. READ MORE

  2. 2. Seaweed is Sexy : The consumption and utilisation of seaweed throughout British history and the marketing that surrounds it

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : Rhianna Rees; [2019]
    Keywords : Seaweed. Algae. Marketing Theory. History. Environmental. Advertising. Blue Economy.;

    Abstract : Damp, rotting, smelly, rising from the depths, washed up on shorelines. Seaweed (or Macroalgae) has transitioned over time in its position and uses within the British Isles; as discussed in the thesis it has undergone an evolution from its historical use as a source of food in times of desperation, to the superfood it is lauded as today. READ MORE

  3. 3. Social capital, environmental policy attitudes and the mediating role of climate change beliefs

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statistiska institutionen

    Author : Robin Saberi Nasseri; [2019]
    Keywords : social trust; generalized trust; social networks; civic participation; latent variable modeling; structural equation modeling;

    Abstract : In order to combat the potential threats of climate change, effective policy setting and implementation is crucial. A variable which has been shown to have significant explanatory power on the success of different public policy areas is social capital; a multidimensional concept encompassing social relationships and norms ability to mobilize and facilitate common goals. READ MORE

  4. 4. Effects of stockperson attitudes and handling on finishing pig behaviour and mental state

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Author : Martina Lundin; [2019]
    Keywords : animal handling; stockperson attitude; fear response; mental state; human-animal interaction; finishing pigs; qualitative behaviour assessment and fear assessment;

    Abstract : This study is part of an ongoing project, PigTraWel (2019) which aims to investigate interactions between animal transporters and slaughter pigs during loading and unloading by mapping different driving methods, their effects on pigs and transporters and the efficiency of the work. Pigs are exposed to a number of environmental stressors prior to slaughter that can affect pig behaviour and welfare, the working situation of stockpeople involved and cause meat quality problems. READ MORE

  5. 5. Consumption of organic fruits among consumers in Sweden : Theroy of planned behavior and the role of the determinants of intention

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema Miljöförändring; Linköpings universitet/Tema Miljöförändring

    Author : Ludvig Hammarlund; Andreas Edhag; [2019]
    Keywords : Theory of Planned Behavior; Intention-Behavior gap; Consumption; Organic fruits; Swedish consumers; Determinants of intention.;

    Abstract : The increased global consumption has a severe effect on the environment. In order to reduce the environmental impact, there is a need for more environmentally friendly consumption choices. READ MORE