Essays about: "deforestation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 183 essays containing the word deforestation.

  1. 1. Sumatranoshörningen (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis) på gränsen till utrotning - En riskanalys

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljövetenskaplig utbildning

    Author : Amanda Gagné; [2021]
    Keywords : Sumatran rhinoceros; risk assessment; threats; conservation; Indonesia; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The critically endangered Sumatran rhinoceros (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis) has, due to previous hunting and habitat loss, diminished to a few non-viable and fragmented populations. Despite a relatively large amount of conservation efforts during the last 30 years, numbers are still declining. READ MORE

  2. 2. Urban foodprint - Exploring a design that merges urban landscape and local food production

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

    Author : David Einarsson; [2021]
    Keywords : urban design; urban farming; urban agriculture; self-sufficiency; local food production; sustainable development; urbanisation; soil quality; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : Globally, there is an intensification of agriculture that puts high pressure on local eco-systems. Soil degradation and deforestation are some effects that in the long-term perspectives cause agricultural degradation. Still, UN projects that we would need to increase our food production by 70 per cent to supply our growing population with food. READ MORE

  3. 3. The representation of the Amazonian Rainforest in British Newspapers

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Francine Massignan Rinaldi Gouveia; [2020]
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    Abstract : This paper analyses the representation of the Amazonian rainforest as reported by British newspapers in August 2019. Through a combination ofFairclough's Critical Discourse Analysis Approach and the news values theory of Galtung and Ruge, The CDA analysis examined the discourse as a text, as a discourse practice and as a social practice. READ MORE

  4. 4. Is Deforestation in Colombia Caused by Oil Palm Expansion?

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Mona Date; [2020]
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    Abstract : The palm oil industry is growing globally and palm oil is today the most used vegetable oil for biofuels, however, over the last years research has showed that it has caused great deforestation in Southeast Asia where the grand majority of oil palm is produced. There has also been reports on poor working conditions showing that the palm oil is not socially sustainable either. READ MORE

  5. 5. Kolmården - an emerging development actor? : A qualitative case study of employees perspectives about Kolmården as a potential development actor

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Eric Karlsson; [2020]
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    Abstract : Society is facing major challenges with an ongoing mass extinction of more than one million species worldwide caused by the destruction of ecological systems, deforestation, habitat loss, the increase of invasive species, climate change, illegal wildlife tracking, poaching and poverty. Challenges in which zoos worldwide contribute with important educational programs, innovative research and conservation strategies to ease the negative impact on local communities within developing countries. READ MORE