Essays about: "Island"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 597 essays containing the word Island.

  1. 1. An oasis for students : investigating the potential co-benefits of schoolyard redesign for climate adaptation

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Alice Aimée Schneider; [2020]
    Keywords : sustainability science; urban heat island; schoolyard greening; education; youth participation; children; health; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Due to climate change and the urban heat island effect, urban areas face increasing heat stress, a change that has severe consequences on human health. While the need for climate adaptation is pressing, the impact of climate adaptation projects on other sectors also needs to be carefully examined. READ MORE

  2. 2. Ecotourism in a developing island destination : -A field study of Bali

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för organisation och entreprenörskap (OE)

    Author : Johanna Åhsberg; [2020]
    Keywords : Bali; culture; ecotourism; impacts; sustainable development; traditional lifestyle;

    Abstract : The aim of this study was to investigate how ecotourism impact on Balinese traditional lifestyle through economic, sociocultural and environmental structures. A field study was conducted in the island of Bali, Indonesia where the researcher investigated the situation of traditional living and how it is perceived by local people and eco-friendly businesses. READ MORE

  3. 3. Växtsubstrat för en hållbar stad

    University essay from SLU/Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)

    Author : Elias Gabrielsson; Victor Stål; [2020]
    Keywords : växtsubstrat; pimpsten; biokol; växtbädd; skelettjord; kompaktering; vattenhållande förmåga;

    Abstract : Syftet med arbetet är att undersöka två befintliga växtsubstratsystem som används för perenner och lignoser i urbana miljöer. Detta görs i syfte med att städerna utvecklas och förtätas i en allt snabbare takt. Förtätade städer kräver fler nya och innovativa gröna lösningar för att uppnå kvalitativa resultat. READ MORE

  4. 4. Modelling of aquifer on Ingarö island : A Steady-State model

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Magnus Dahlberg; [2020]
    Keywords : GMS; MODFLOW; GIS; RCP; climate change; archipelago; esker; glaciofluvial soil;

    Abstract : Värmdö municipality, in the archipelago of Stockholm, has one of Sweden’s fastest growing populations and is a popular location for tourism and summer houses. This puts a lot of pressure on groundwater reservoirs and will likely be even more strained in the future as the climate continues to heat up due to anthropogenic activities. READ MORE

  5. 5. Climate-Induced Human Mobility in Policy : A Comparative Analysis of Problem Representations in Policy of Two Small-Island Cases

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Nora Söderberg; [2020]
    Keywords : Climate; climate change; human mobility; migration; environmental migration; problem representations; WPR; policy; Kiribati; Andaman and Nicobar Islands; SIDS; small-island developing states;

    Abstract : This thesis is a descriptive study of problem representations of climate-induced human mobility in policy. Two cases which are severely impacted by climate change have been selected for the analysis: Kiribati and Andaman and Nicobar Islands. READ MORE