Essays about: "Hiking"

Showing result 6 - 10 of 18 essays containing the word Hiking.

  1. 6. Agents of Change or Not? A Case Study of Earthchild Project in South Africa.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Amanda Norrlander; [2017]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Education for Sustainable Development; Agency; Empowerment; Drawing Method; Yoga; Hiking; Environmental Education;

    Abstract : This present case study is exploring whether an Education for Sustainable Development initiative, as exemplified by the South African Earthchild Project (ECP), which is focused on yoga, environmental education and hiking, can empower children and enhance their agency to become agents of change for Sustainable Development. With empowerment and agency theories as a backdrop, a quasi-experimental design is adopted. READ MORE

  2. 7. Skogliga landskapsvärden i Bergslagen – utbud och efterfrågan

    University essay from SLU/School for Forest Management

    Author : Simon Paulin; [2016]
    Keywords : skogspolitik; sociala värden; planering;

    Abstract : The current Swedish forest policy has two overall and equally important goals: production and environment. However, a long history of developing the production goal has made it difficult to achieve the environmental goal. The latter includes both biodiversity conservation and social values. READ MORE

  3. 8. OUT THERE - A Phenomenological Approach to Solo-Hiking in Northern Scandinavia

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Kulturgeografi

    Author : Hannelene Schilar; [2015]
    Keywords : Solo-Travel; Wilderness; Hiking Tourism; Phenomenology; northern Scandinavia;

    Abstract : Every summer solo-hikers roam the wilderness in northern Scandinavia; across mountains and rivers; they are in awe of the nature. This thesis explores the question: What do they seek out there? It uncovers their aspirations and experiences with a phenomenological research approach. READ MORE

  4. 9. Assessment of trampling impact in Icelandic natural areas in experimental plots with focus on image analysis of digital photographs

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Maria Gatzouras; [2015]
    Keywords : vegetation cover; RGB images; recreational trampling; natural areas; greenness index; experimental plots; digital photography; Physical Geography and Ecosystem Analysis; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Increasing tourism in the spectacular but sensitive ecosystems in Iceland arises concern to the country’s authorities how to best manage tourism in these natural areas within a level of acceptable change. Research is thus required regarding what affect tourism has on different environments. READ MORE

  5. 10. Beslutsunderlag för besökarundersökningar : en förstudie av Upplandsstiftelsens naturområden

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Products

    Author : Frida Pihl; [2013]
    Keywords : Besökarundersökning; besöksräkning; besökarstudie; rekreation; vandringsled; intervjuer; gruppering; förstudie; Uppsala län; Upplandsstiftelsen; Upplandsleden; visitor monitoring; visitor counting; visitor survey; recreation; hiking trail; interviews; grouping; pre-study; Uppsala county;

    Abstract : Upplandsstiftelsen är en organisation med målet att gynna friluftslivet i Uppsala län. De förvaltar ca trettio naturreservat, rekreationsområden och Upplandsleden. Besökarundersökningar kan ge information som är användbar för att bidra till stiftelsens mål. READ MORE