Essays about: "Humanekologi"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 229 essays containing the word Humanekologi.

  1. 1. “Our libraries are dying”: Biopiracy and the social value of traditional medicinal knowledge in Ecuadorian Amazonia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Ellen Forssell; [2021]
    Keywords : Biopiracy; Traditional Knowledge; Bioprospecting; Social Justice; Environmental Justice; Amazonia; Human Ecology; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In a global social divide between modern and traditional, medicine has fallen into two sides. Still, much of modern medicine exists because of traditional medicinal knowledge, yet the latter is rarely given any recognition. READ MORE

  2. 2. Activists, Politicians and Children: Visual Representations of Climate Change in Swedish Newspapers 2019

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Rakel Alvstad; [2021]
    Keywords : Climate change communication; news imagery; visual analysis; climate change; Swedish newspapers.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Visual representations can either concretise climate change or make it more abstract and remote. This thesis aims to bring light to how Swedish news imagery of 2019 promotes particular views on climate change. READ MORE

  3. 3. Horses vs. Machines: A Comparative Energy Analysis between Eighteenth Century- and Modern Copper Mining

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Amos Strömberg; [2021]
    Keywords : Copper mining; embodied energy; small-scale mining; degrowth; copper ore grade; Podolinsky’s principle; large-scale mining; 18th century mining; mining; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This study shows the positive benefits of early 18th century copper mining in terms of energy efficiency due to the utilization of animate power, pre-industrial machinery, biofuels and a small-scale of organization. Based on the concept of embodied energy, this study calculates the inputs in early 18th century Falun Coppermine in Sweden and compares it with present-day Chibuluma Coppermine in Zambia. READ MORE

  4. 4. Ecofaith ‘movers and shakers’ : encountering religious ecological hope in action in northeastern Minnesota

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Josie Flatgard; [2020]
    Keywords : Human Ecology; Ecotheology; Environmental Stewardship; Hope; Collectives; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Together, motivated by various belief systems, people are moved to take action regarding environmental issues. In this thesis, the compelling intersection where faith and environmental values meet is examined. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Other Amazon: Deconstructing Amazon's Climate Pledge and Sustainability Discourse

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Ebba Campbell; [2020]
    Keywords : amazon; amazon Inc.; amazon.com; sustainability; critical discourse analysis; the climate pledge; greenwashing; ecological modernization; eco-modernism; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The techno-conglomerate Amazon has emerged as a corporate giant, branching out their operations to include many sectors of the global market. While previously concealing their carbon footprint, Amazon co-founded The Climate Pledge together with two former architects of the Paris Agreement in 2019 with the goal of reaching net zero carbon by 2040, ten years earlier than the Paris agreement. READ MORE