Essays about: "Rio Grande do Sul"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 essays containing the words Rio Grande do Sul.

  1. 1. Investigating the state of rural water supply in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil - a regional study on the implementation of United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 6.1: safe and affordable drinking water for all

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Teknisk vattenresurslära

    Author : Joel Häggqvist; Andreas Larsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Drinking water; Sustainable development goal 6; Rural water supply; Water safety; Rio Grande do Sul; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Access to clean drinking water is a human right and a necessity for life, yet many rely on precarious water sources across the world. The United Nations outlines a great aspiration in Agenda 2030 - that safe and affordable drinking water should be available for all by 2030. READ MORE

  2. 2. (Bee)coming Revolution: an environmental study with local beekeepers in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

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

    Author : Sara Onsten; [2019]
    Keywords : Bees; Beekeeping; Biodiversity; Human-Bee Relations; Rio Grande do Sul; Environmental Changes; Ecological Awareness.;

    Abstract : In this thesis I study how the relationships between beekeepers and bees have evolved over time in the region of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil and how the beekeepers have experienced the environmental changes in this region over time. Bees and beekeeping practices generate important incomes for rural communities in Rio Grande do Sul, but also, they support agricultural systems through pollinating crops and increasing plants nutritional value. READ MORE

  3. 3. Spatially explicit nitrogen and phosphorus footprinting : Linking consumption activities to nutrient leaching risk for Brazilian soy production

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema Miljöförändring

    Author : Karin Eliasson; [2017]
    Keywords : Spatially explicit nitrogen and phosphorus footprints; Brazilian soybean; Nutrient leaching; Biodiversity; United Kingdom;

    Abstract : An increasing demand for food, and in particular animal products, is putting high pressure on natural resources, often at places distant from the consumption. Nitrogen and phosphorus are essential nutrients in food production but an excessive use can cause environmental impacts such as eutrophication that can harm ecosystems services vital to local communities. READ MORE

  4. 4. The environmental and anthropogenic impact onfreshwater biodiversity in Lajeado, RS, Brazil. : A study of using dragonflies as indicators for theenvironmental status in freshwater biomes

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    Author : Philip Sjöwall; Robert Lundström; [2016]
    Keywords : Dragonlfies; freshwater; Braszil;

    Abstract : Fragmentation of the Atlantic rainforest and alteration of waters due to agricultural expansion hasgreatly affected the species diversity in Brazil. In this study, we investigate how different environmental factors affect dragonfly communities and dragonfly species richness in sixteen different locations in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. READ MORE

  5. 5. Characterization of Gas hydrates

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper; Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Linda Alfvén; Sorin Ignea; [2013]
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    Abstract : Gas hydrates are naturally occurring crystalline formations consisting of crystal structural “cages” which make up cavities where gas molecules can be trapped. Hydrates are formed under specific pressure and temperature conditions in the ground, which limits their presence to permafrost and deep sea continental margins. READ MORE