Essays about: "ecological sustainable communities"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 66 essays containing the words ecological sustainable communities.

  1. 1. The Social and Environmental Costs of the Water Management System of Chile: Inequalities in a Context of Scarcity

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Gianna Laura Angermayr; [2022]
    Keywords : Water Market; 1981 Water Code; Water Scarcity; Potable Water; Socio-ecological Justice; Power Relations; Agriculture; Campesinos; Indigenous Communities; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to present a more complete picture of Chile’s water management system in terms of the three pillars of sustainable development, namely regarding the social, environmental, and economic outcomes of the 1981 Water Code. The contribution of this research relies in the understanding of the law’s reproduction of socio- ecological inequalities and in the investigation of a possible link between commercial agricultural activities and prices of potable water in the sixteen administrative regions of Chile. READ MORE

  2. 2. Analysing the lack of consideration for local people’s perspectives and opinions in mining permitting approvals in Sweden  –  the case of Gállok

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Paulius Barakauskas; [2022]
    Keywords : Sustainable development; mine permitting; resource extractivism; environmental justice; Sámi;

    Abstract : This paper uses an environmental justice framework which is expanded through decolonial theory to analyse whether the mine permitting process used by the Swedish state does justice to local people’s opinions, perspectives and cultural histories. The specific case of Gállok is chosen as it is widely known in national and international circles and therefore has potential to make long-term impact. READ MORE

  3. 3. Zanendaba! Exploring how Zulu traditional storytelling can contribute to better futures

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Stockholm Resilience Centre

    Author : Codruta Savu; [2022]
    Keywords : South Africa; storytelling; sustainable futures;

    Abstract : Engaging with collective imaginaries to co-create positive stories about the future is suggested as a powerful tool for increasing the social-ecological resilience needed to cope with uncertainty and change. Indeed, as archaeological evidence shows, stories and storytelling about humankind and the rest of nature are as old as modern humanity. READ MORE

  4. 4. Save the bay: a case study of fisheries co-management in Gökova Bay, Turkey

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Utku Kuran; [2021]
    Keywords : small-scale fisheries; common-pool resources; socio-ecological systems; co-management; design principles; Gökova Bay; Sustainability Science; Turkey; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Overfishing is one of the most serious problems threatening the health of the seas and local coastal communities. Marine Protected Areas with No Fishing Zones are valuable biodiversity conservation tools to ensure the sustainable use of diminishing fish stocks. READ MORE

  5. 5. Social Sustainability in Marine Governance: The Case of Barra del Colorado, Costa Rica

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Paola Apéstegui; [2021]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Social Sustainability; Marine Governance; Responsible Fishing Marine Areas; Marine Management Areas; Recognition; Representation; Distribution;

    Abstract : Marine issues develop in complex social contexts, usually involving a large number of sectors, actors, and users. Achieving sustainable marine governance requires a continued and context-specific structure of interdisciplinary knowledge, inter-sectorial interaction as well as inter-institutional coordination that generates daunting challenges to government, stakeholders and civil society. READ MORE