Essays about: "ecological tool"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 175 essays containing the words ecological tool.

  1. 1. Riparian buffer zones in agricultural landscapes : Their status today and their future as an ecological tool in Sweden

    University essay from Karlstads universitet

    Author : Mikaela Ignatiou Hadjicharalambous; [2021]
    Keywords : Riparian buffer zones; agriculture lanscapes; ecological tool; streams; kantzoner; lantbrukslandskap; ekologisk vertyg; vattendrag;

    Abstract : The application of intensive farming and cultivation practices, resulting in large-scale modification of the hydrology of streams and rivers and of the natural vegetation, has increased the need to find ways to mitigate the negative impact of this habitat degradation. Suitable design and creation of riparian buffer zones in agriculture areas, is by many considered the best remedial measure. READ MORE

  2. 2. Carbon Storylines : The discursive struggle over carbon offsets as a decarbonization pathway in the Swedish Climate Policy Framework

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema Miljöförändring

    Author : Sandra Ideskär; [2021]
    Keywords : Carbon Offsets; Storyline; Argumentative Discourse Analysis; Policy Discourse;

    Abstract : This study addresses discourses and how they affect climate policy, through the example of carbon offsets as a tool to reach domestic emissions reductions in the Swedish Climate Policy Framework. An interpretation of Maarten Hajer’s argumentative discourse analysis is applied to understand the ideas and arguments that inform the policy debate on carbon offsets as a supplementary measure in this policy process. READ MORE

  3. 3. Ecological Representativity of Marine Protected Areas along the Swedish West Coast : evaluating the effectiveness of the existing network and identifying expansion opportunities in the Skagerrak

    University essay from SLU/Dept. Of Aquatic Resources

    Author : Kimberly Arfwedson; [2021]
    Keywords : ecological representativity; ecological coherence; species richness; marine protected areas; Marxan; no-take zones;

    Abstract : Marine protected areas (MPAs) are recognised worldwide as an important tool to combat biodiversity loss. The European union (EU) has recently adopted a new strategy aiming at protecting at least 30% of Europe’s marine environment and inferring strict protection for one third of the protected area. READ MORE

  4. 4. Green Populism in New Social Movements : A Qualitative Text Analysis on Extinction Rebellion's Discourse

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

    Author : Jacob Fransson; [2021]
    Keywords : green populism; populism; green ideology; new social movements; qualitative text analysis; Extinction Rebellion;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to explore the new concept of green populism and to explore if Extinction Rebellion can be seen as a new social movement. The concept of green populism is based on Cas Mudde’s ideational approach to populism and Dobson’s approach to green ideology. READ MORE

  5. 5. Navigating the transformation to sustainable public meals - The case of Södertälje municipality, Sweden.

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Stockholm Resilience Centre

    Author : Jenny Norrby; [2021]
    Keywords : transformation; food system; public meal; social ecological system; södertälje municipality; sweden; matsystem; offentlig måltid; hållbarhet; Södertälje kommun; skolmåltid; transformation;

    Abstract : Food production and consumption is causing environmental harm such as climate change and a decline in ecosystem services. Hence, a transformation of the food system is necessary for humanity’s future well-being. READ MORE