Essays about: "Sao Paulo"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 38 essays containing the words Sao Paulo.

  1. 1. The introduction of the Africanised honey bee: A stinging menace or a blessing of the Americas? : a comparison of the Brazilian and USA beekeeping experiences

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

    Author : Jorge Antonio Moreno Reategui; [2020]
    Keywords : Beekeeping Social field; Africanised honey bee; qualitative and quantitative research methodology;

    Abstract : In 1956, Brazilian scientist Warwick Estevam Kerr, introduced queens of the African honey bee (AHB) from South Africa to breed with European honey bees (EHB) in order to improve honey production in Brazil. Some of the AHB swarmed by accident out of the experimental apiary, located in Rio Claro-São Paulo State, and started to spread. READ MORE

  2. 2. A nexus in crisis: How Brazil’s push for energy security through sugarcane-based ethanol is affecting its water security

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Camila Fagundes Hubel; [2020]
    Keywords : Energy-water nexus; sugarcane ethanol; land use change; precipitation; sustainable development;

    Abstract : As reliance on energy and water resources grow, so do the concerns regarding their security, especially in terms of availability. A projected rise in population, accompanied by the relentless pursuit of economic growth and increasing climate change, indicate that greater stress will be placed on these same resources. READ MORE

  3. 3. Filling Urban Gaps

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Martin Näf; [2019]
    Keywords : Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : Filling Urban Gaps, is a study on a dense and central area of São Paulo, Brazil which is cut by an elevated highway. Its construction affected the development of the whole area, decreased its value, and affected many people around it. READ MORE

  4. 4. Wasted Potential : Potential of a food waste prevention model for the São Paulo street markets - A minor field study

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik; KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Cecile Bouju; Fanny Igergård; [2019]
    Keywords : food waste prevention; street markets; São Paulo; The Gothenburg model; food waste measurements;

    Abstract : In the municipal kitchens of Gothenburg, the implementation of the Gothenburg Model for reduced food waste has resulted in reducing the food waste by half in two years. The objective of this study is to contribute in the work of food waste prevention at the street markets in São Paulo by investigating how a model like the Gothenburg Model could be created and implemented. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sowing hope, harvesting justice: How Vila Nova Esperança transformed the environment into an ally to claim rights

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Luciana Capuano Mascarenhas; [2019]
    Keywords : environmental justice; sustainable favelas; urban poverty; degradation narrative; informal settlements; sustainability science; Brazil; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The presence of informal settlements in large cities of the developing world is a concrete expression of urban poverty. The residents of Brazilian favelas are more likely to be exposed to environmental risks, lower life quality and risks of eviction. READ MORE