Essays about: "ecological self"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 92 essays containing the words ecological self.

  1. 1. In the Net : The Visual and Verbal Rhetoric of the Campaign “Operation Dolphin Bycatch” by Sea Shepherd France

    University essay from Jönköping University/HLK, Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap

    Author : Annika Wappelhorst; [2021]
    Keywords : Environmental Communication; Marine Conservation Campaign; Sea Shepherd; Multimodal Discourse Analysis; In-Depth Interviews; Biocentrism; SDG 14;

    Abstract : The marine conservation organization Sea Shepherd is most known for its radical direct action, e. g., against whale poaching. This thesis examines the campaign “Operation Dolphin Bycatch,” coordinated by the French branch of the NGO, through discourse analysis and interviews with Sea Shepherd France (SSF) members. READ MORE

  2. 2. Regenerativ design vid förtätning av befintliga stadsdelar : möjligheter och svårigheter i fallet Lövholmen

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

    Author : Anna Lundström; [2021]
    Keywords : regenerativ design; regenerative systems landscapes; förtätning; antropocentrism; ekocentrism; landskapsarkitektur; stadsbyggnadshistoria;

    Abstract : I uppsatsen diskuteras två olika stadsbyggnadsideal som båda har anspråk på ekologisk hållbarhet, det rådande förtätningsidealet och den regenerativa designens visioner om ett stadsbyggande som baseras på ekosystemens cirkulära principer. De två idealen antas utgå från olika teoretiska premisser, det förra ses som sprungen ut ett antropocentriskt perspektiv och det senare ut ett ekocentriskt. READ MORE

  3. 3. What Kind of Home Makes a ‘Good Life’? A critical exploration of the Swedish kollektivhus to support a degrowth transition

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Charlotte Estey; [2021]
    Keywords : degrowth; ecological modernization; kollektivhus; co-housing; narratives; Stockholm; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Under the capitalist growth imperative, mainstream housing is connected to high social and ecological consequences. In light of the need for an alternative approach to housing, my thesis adopts a degrowth perspective to critically explore an alternative housing model: the Swedish kollektivhus (‘collective house’; co-housing). READ MORE

  4. 4. Living against the grain of society : the practice of voluntary simplicity

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

    Author : Diana Fritz; [2021]
    Keywords : voluntary simplicity; simple living; anti-consumption; practice theory; societal change; responsibilization;

    Abstract : Ecological challenges like climate change and biodiversity loss lead to a need for change, but the radical changes that are required seem not to come about. One hot issue debated is who has the power and responsibility to change. This discussion has many different dimensions (e.g. READ MORE

  5. 5. Performance of joints for glued laminated timber exposed to the ISO fire temperature curve

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Brandteknik

    Author : Jesus Gil; [2021]
    Keywords : Glued laminated Timber; Structural fire engineering; Fire performance; standard ISO fire curve; Joints; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : As society becomes more ecologically conscious there is a push toward the use of materials with a smaller environmental burden, one of these materials is glulam (GLT), which has gained a lot of traction in recent years not only for ecological reasons but for its ease in manufacture, transport, noise dampening, etc. The focus of this project was to evaluate the influence of different joint configurations on the fire performance of glulam members. READ MORE