Essays about: "ecocentrism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 essays containing the word ecocentrism.

  1. 1. Animal Source Foods and Sustainable Funds. A Discursive Approach to Investments in the Animal Food Business

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljövetenskaplig utbildning

    Author : Simon Svendler; [2019]
    Keywords : Animal source foods; Sustainable funds; Climate change; Storylines; Ecocentrism; Selection criteria; Earth and Environmental Sciences; Business and Economics; Agriculture and Food Sciences;

    Abstract : Animal source foods have been targeted in a wide range of literature, highlighting the business as a major driver of climate change and biodiversity loss. This study shows how actors involved in sustainable funds approach animal source foods and how they regard the business as a potential selection criterion. READ MORE

  2. 2. Biology in Swedish Upper Secondary School : Does it Contribute to Ecocentrism?

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för fysik, kemi och biologi

    Author : Elsa Wedel; [2019]
    Keywords : Ecocentrism Anthropocentrism Environmental Education Education for Sustainable Development;

    Abstract : Environmental issues are increasingly on the agenda and education is recognised as an important part in turning the negative trend. Originally formulated in 1976, the intent of environmental education was toprotect the nature from human impact and to induce in students a sense of the natural worlds’ own values. READ MORE

  3. 3. Testing the (legal) waters: interpreting the political representation of a river with rights in New Zealand : “let’s talk to the river, instead of talking about the river”

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

    Author : Wouter Blankestijn; Anna Martin; [2018]
    Keywords : earth jurisprudence; rights of nature; political representation; ecocentrism; human-nature communication; river management; indigenous justice; environmental justice; communicative ethic; thematic analysis; New Zealand;

    Abstract : In 2017, after protracted litigation between Māori iwi (tribe) and the Crown, the Whanganui River in Aotearoa/New Zealand was granted the status of a ‘legal person’. The river is described as an indivisible and living whole, so-called Te Awa Tupua. READ MORE

  4. 4. Valuing nature : ethical considerations of biodiversity in sustainability science

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Jonathan Bartling; [2016]
    Keywords : biodiversity; sustainability science; ecosystem services; valuation; anthropocentrism; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Species extinction rates have during the last centuries reached levels leading scholars to proclaim a sixth mass extinction, even referred to as defining element of the Anthropocene. How humanity relates to nature and biodiversity has thus become part of how we delineate and describe the geological epoch we live in. READ MORE

  5. 5. Explaining Proenvironmental Behavior: a Qualitative Study into the Motivations of Swedish Environmentalists

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Margit de Boer; [2014-12-05]
    Keywords : proenvironmental behavior; environmental ethics; psychology; norm-activation; ecocentrism; anthropocentrism; Sweden;

    Abstract : In the quest to solve environmental problems it is crucial that we understand the basic willingnessof people to adopt relevant behavior changes. This study aims to make a qualitative contribution toresearch in this field by analyzing influencing factors for proenvironmental behavior particularly inWestern society. The analysis unfolds in two steps. READ MORE