Essays about: "ecological sustainability"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 322 essays containing the words ecological sustainability.

  1. 1. Sustained Asymmetries: Norrland and sustainable development as envisioned by the ecological modernization and environmental justice discourses

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Lisa Diehl; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable development; media representations; Norrland; periphery; discourse analysis;

    Abstract : The gap between rural and urban is widening in ways that reward urban lifestyles and undermine the interests of rural communities. The asymmetrical power relation between rural and urban is relevant in a Swedish context where Norrland, Sweden's northernmost region, is experiencing outmigration and cutbacks in welfare services all the while urban centers in southern Sweden attract innovation, economic capital and an inflow of young, educated people. READ MORE

  2. 2. Balancing use and conservation in marine spatial planning - Perspectives of sustainability and the ecosystem approach in a Swedish context

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / Institutionen för ekonomi och samhälle

    Author : Julia Sandberg; [2018-03-13]
    Keywords : marine spatial planning; the Ecosystem Approach; sustainable development;

    Abstract : The environmental concern and interest in marine resources are growing, which is reflected within marine policies in the European Union. In 2007 the Integrated Maritime Policy (IMP) was adopted, aiming at collecting and integrating marine policies in one framework. READ MORE

  3. 3. Local currencies: a tool for sustainability? : a: transitions perspective on the impacts of local currencies for sustainability : the case of the Bristol Pound

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Thiago Henrique Toste; [2018]
    Keywords : local currencies; sustainability assessment; sustainability science; sustainability transitions; Bristol Pound; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This research investigates the contribution of local currencies to sustainability. I look at a specific local currency scheme (the Bristol Pound, in Bristol, United Kingdom) through a transitions perspective, employing a Transitions Evaluation Framework, Multi-Level and Multi-Phase Perspectives to conduct my analysis. READ MORE

  4. 4. Smart Hydroponics : Conceptual Design of Hydroponic Plant System for Home Environment

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle

    Author : Erik Földhazy; [2018]
    Keywords : Industrial Design Engineering; User Experience; Sustainability; Product Design; Human- Centered Design; Hydroponics; Teknisk Design; Användarupplevelse; Hållbarhet; Produktdesign; Human-Centered Design; Hydroponik;

    Abstract : Hydroponics is a method of cultivating plants without the use of soil. Soil acts as a growth medium which gives plants stability, provides nutrients and allows roots to be kept wet without drowning. In hydroponics the soil’s functions are replaced by synthesized methods. Stability comes from a substrate (i. READ MORE

  5. 5. Jämställdhetsintegrering i samhällsplaneringen : Rosengårds station, jämställdhetens nästa stopp?

    University essay from SLU/Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)

    Author : Lisa Stolt; [2018]
    Keywords : jämställdhet; jämställdhetsintegrering; Rosengårds station; Malmö stad; planering;

    Abstract : Uppsatsen tar sin utgångspunkt i den fysiska planeringens påverkan på olika grupper i samhället. Den sociala dimensionen har inte fått lika mycket uppmärksamhet som de ekologiska och ekonomiska dimensionerna i arbetet mot en hållbar stadsutveckling. READ MORE