Essays about: "ecological importance"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 237 essays containing the words ecological importance.

  1. 1. Skolgårdsgestaltningen påverkar användningen : gröna kvaliteter stärker ungdomars rätt till lek och vila

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

    Author : Rut Lindeberg; [2021]
    Keywords : landskapsarkitektur; ungdomar; skolgårdsgestaltning; barnkonventionen; gröna kvaliteter;

    Abstract : Kring ungdomars skolgårdar finns en osäkerhet, målgruppen räknas som barn samtidigt som de närmar sig vuxen ålder. FNs Barnkonvention blev 2020 svensk lag vilket ger ungdomar rätt till lek och vila, under pauser från skolarbetet. Skollagen ger dock inget uttalat stöd för en skolgård utan fokuserar på målstyrda kunskapskrav. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Utilizing machine learning in wildlife camera traps for automatic classification of animal species : An application of machine learning on edge devices

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för datavetenskap och medieteknik (DM)

    Author : Niklas Erlandsson; [2021]
    Keywords : Computer Vision; TensorFlow; OpenCV; Machine learning; Neural networks; Camera traps; Datorseende; TensorFlow; OpenCV; Maskininlärning; Neurala nätverk; Åtelkameror;

    Abstract : A rapid global decline in biodiversity has been observed in the past few decades, especially in large vertebrates and the habitats supporting these animal populations. This widely accepted fact has made it very important to understand how animals respond to modern ecological threats and to understand the ecosystems functions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Synergetic Building Integrated Agriculture in the design of a multi-functional building

    University essay from KTH/Arkitektur

    Author : Tobias Lundgren; [2021]
    Keywords : Synergetic Building Integrated Agriculture SBIA ; Sustainability; Conceptual design;

    Abstract : This thesis has as the main objective to investigate how to mitigatenegative impacts of urban environments and industrial agriculturethrough architectural design. The applied methodology is based inSynergetic Building Integrated Agriculture (SBIA) in combinationwith strict sustainability requirements (ecological, economical andsocial). READ MORE

  5. 5. Smart City concepts and their approach on sustainability, transportation and tourism – Waterborne transportation, an opportunity for sustainability?

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för geografi

    Author : Jan Hönninger; [2021]
    Keywords : Advanced technology; Big Data; cargo ship; CCTV; CHP; cruise ship; Electric Vehicle; EV; energy consumption; environment; ferry; ICT; infrastructure; IoT; marine ecosystem; public transport; PV; sensors; Smart City; Smart Tourism; Smart Transportation; Sustainability; waterborne transportation;

    Abstract : Due to urbanization and the population of cities producing up to 75% of emission, Smart City concepts, looking at sustainability and more efficiency within the city, with the help of IoT and ICT based technology, are seen as an opportunity to act future-oriented, today. Construction and transportation are seen as the main contributors on the way of change from energy consumption to energy production. READ MORE