Essays about: "ecological values"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 231 essays containing the words ecological values.

  1. 1. Are climate budgets the new green? A critical study of environmental discourses in Oslo's climate budget

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Anne-Sofie Sejer Sejer Petersen; [2020]
    Keywords : Oslo; climate budget; environmental discourses; degrowth; consumption-based emissions; city GHG mitigation; environmental science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Reducing greenhouse gas emissions at the city scale continues to be of high priority. Oslo pioneered a cross-sectoral steering method ‘the climate budget’, effectively branding themselves as ’green leaders’. READ MORE

  2. 2. A New Planning Approach - preparing for an increased flood risk

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Astrid Rosén Steen; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable Urban Design; City Planning; Planning Development; Climate Adaptation; Flood Risk; A New Approach; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : How should we deal with city planning in a world that is rapidly turning urban, without destroying valuable nature assets along the way? The last decades are proof that the system we are using today is not up to the challenge. Therefore this thesis is showing a new approach to how comprehensive city planning can grow from nature based values and a deeper understanding of a city’s foundation. READ MORE

  3. 3. How former arable fields with permanent grazing differ from managed semi-natural pastures in Sweden

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för fysik, kemi och biologi

    Author : Isolde Galin; [2019]
    Keywords : grasslands; former arable fields; species richness; species composition; semi-natural pastures; Ellenberg indicator values;

    Abstract : New farming needs and innovations have, over time, led to changes in land use. Arable fields have been turned into pastures and semi-natural pastures into arable fields. READ MORE

  4. 4. Unraveling diverse values of ecosystem services : A socio-cultural valuation using the Q-methodology in Messenia, Greece

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Stockholm Resilience Centre

    Author : Sofia Maniatakou; [2019]
    Keywords : socio-cultural valuation; ecosystem services; values; perceptions; Q-methodology; Messenia;

    Abstract : People perceive the importance of ecosystem services in different ways, depending on their values, beliefs and needs. This study provides a nuanced understanding of the multiple ways stakeholder groups perceive the benefits derived from hydrologic services in the surrounding area of the "Gialova" coastal wetland in Messenia, Greece. READ MORE

  5. 5. Ett grönt mellanrum i Gottsunda : om att lyfta dess upplevelsevärde och tydliggöra dess karaktär genom gestaltning

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

    Author : Hanna Backmann; Hanna Sohl; [2019]
    Keywords : urban grönska; bostadsnära natur; upplevelsevärde; karaktär; naturupplevelse; grönstråk; gröna mellanrum;

    Abstract : Arbetet syftar till att uppmärksamma de bostadsnära och naturlika mellanrummens upplevelsevärden genom att undersöka karaktären och kvaliteter hos ett grönt mellanrum i Gottsunda. Med idéförslag i form av tillägg visar arbetet på hur mellanrummets karaktär kan förstärkas. I takt med att storstäderna växer minskar grönytorna. READ MORE