Essays about: "ecological sustainability"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 349 essays containing the words ecological sustainability.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Om social hållbarhet i allmänhet och i Malmö i synnerhet : en studie i kommunal planering för social hållbarhet samt av Områdesprogram för ett socialt hållbart Malmö

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

    Author : Therese Montelius; Johanna Rosander; [2018]
    Keywords : social hållbarhet; fysisk planering; områdesprogram; kommunal planering; segregation; integration; stadsplanering; strategier för social hållbarhet;

    Abstract : Hållbar utveckling fick sitt internationella genomslag i samband med Brundtlandrapportens publicering år 1987. Hållbarhetsbegreppet består av tre av varandra beroende dimensioner; social, ekonomisk och ekologisk hållbarhet. READ MORE

  3. 3. Growing change : an analysis of learning processes in community gardens in Budapest

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Dóra Ádám; [2018]
    Keywords : community gardens; learning for sustainability; Budapest; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Cities have a crucial importance from the sustainability point of view. More than 50% of the global population lives in cities, therefore urban dwellers’ environmental knowledge can be of critical importance. READ MORE

  4. 4. Collecting Data for Building Automation Analytics : A case study for collecting operational data with minimal human intervention

    University essay from KTH/Radio Systems Laboratory (RS Lab)

    Author : Jonathan Jan; [2018]
    Keywords : Building Automation System; Smart buildings; Big data; Building Management System; Project Haystack; Fastighetsautomationssystem; Smarta byggnader; Big data; Building Management System; Project Haystack;

    Abstract : Approximately 40% of the total energy consumption within the EU is due to buildings, and similar numbers can be found in the US. If the principal inefficiencies in buildings were easily identifiable, then a facility manager could focus their resources to make the buildings more efficient, which would lead to both cost savings for the facility owners and decrease the building’s ecological footprint. READ MORE

  5. 5. Transitioning towards Sustainability : What are we waiting for?

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för strategisk hållbar utveckling; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för strategisk hållbar utveckling; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för strategisk hållbar utveckling

    Author : Keigo Arai; Fernanda Pia; Kristopher La Ray Armstrong; [2018]
    Keywords : Transition Movement; small-scale community transitions; sustainability; FSSD.;

    Abstract : There is growing consensus that humanity is being confronted with a sustainability challenge of which the severity has never been known to modern man. This pressing situation is demanding solutions and alternatives to change the path of society. READ MORE