Essays about: "Permaculture"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 33 essays containing the word Permaculture.

  1. 1. Digging for Common Ground : Exploring how Practitioners of Alternative Farming Methods are replicating Principles of Traditional Ecological Knowledge

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Finn Rogge; [2021]
    Keywords : Permaculture; Regenerative Agriculture; Traditional Ecological Knowledge; Global Food System; Rural Development;

    Abstract : As a result of the harmful environmental practices found within the industrial agricultural system and the various negative accompanied socioeconomic consequences to health, local livelihoods, and resilience of rural communities, there has been an increasing global interest in Alternative Food Networks (AFNs) and alternative farming practices, such as permaculture and regenerative agriculture, that envision a more environment-friendly and equitable food- and agricultural system. At the same time, the potential of Indigenous woldviews and knowledges, such as Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK), to introduce more environment-friendly land use practices and to reshape our understanding of nature becomes more publicly, but also scientifically acknowledged in the management of natural resources. READ MORE

  2. 2. Odlingsmässiga faktorer i permakultur- och skogsträdgårdar : en intervjustudie av fem utövare i Sverige

    University essay from SLU/Department of Biosystems and Technology (from 130101)

    Author : Jesper Hagerman Borgström; [2021]
    Keywords : permakultur; skogsträdgård; odlingssystem; permaculture; forest garden; growing systems;

    Abstract : I dagens samhälle är det vanligt att använda mineralgödsling och bekämpningsmedel för att maximera skörden och minska arbetet vid odling på stora åkrar av en eller ett par grödor. Men denna typ av odling har visat sig vara miljömässigt ohållbar. READ MORE

  3. 3. Vägskäl : ett gestaltningsförslag för Resta gårds parkområde med fokus på miljöpsykologi

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Sofia Hane; [2021]
    Keywords : miljöpsykologi; återhämtning; stress; park; rekreation; Resta gård; gårdsmiljö;

    Abstract : Det är viktigt att finna återhämtning i vardagen för att undvika mental trötthet, inte minst för de som utsätts för mycket stress eller lider av utmattning (Johansson 2020). Genom att ta hjälp av forskning inom miljöpsykologi är det möjligt att gestalta miljöer som erbjuder hög potential till mental återhämtning. READ MORE

  4. 4. Reforestation & Marine Permaculture: Does the Method Affect the Willingness To Pay for Carbon Offsetting? A Randomised Contingent Valuation Study

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Elice Fällström; August Schelin; [2020-07-24]
    Keywords : Carbon offsetting; Reforestation; Marine permaculture; Contingent valuation; Willingness to pay; Samhällsvetenskapligt miljövetarprogram;

    Abstract : Failing to limit global mean surface temperature rise to 1.5°C risks leading to irreversible environmental degradation. One measure to mitigate global warming is carbon offsetting through increasing biotic carbon sequestration. READ MORE

  5. 5. Gringos and Caimitos : a political ecology of coloniality in a marginalized farming community

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

    Author : Jessie Diggle; [2020]
    Keywords : Decoloniality; self-reflexivity; autoethnography; socio-ecological space; Esmeraldas; afro-descendance; white supremacy; land appropriation; coloniality; permaculture; nature regimes; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This study examines articulations between place, power, and difference between social groups in a farming community of afro-descendance and foreigners appropriating land in Ecuador. It is an iterative-inductive ethnography that combines the extended case study with autoethnography to move between layers of systemic structures, intersubjectivity and subjectivity. READ MORE