Essays about: "ecology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1484 essays containing the word ecology.

  1. 1. TIME FOR SHIFT CHANGE IN THE FABRIC OF EXISTENCE Exploring the role of darkness and artificial light for humans and biodiversity

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / Institutionen för ekonomi och samhälle

    Author : Maya Strömgren; [2021-06-23]
    Keywords : Darkness; artificial light; light pollution; biodiversity; human- non-human relations; all-ecology; non-representational theory; Mörker; artificiellt ljus; ljusföroreningar; biodiversitet; människa-natur relationer; all-ekologi; non-representational theory;

    Abstract : This thesis departs from the loss of biodiversity due to artificial light at night. The diurnal human has taken over all hours of the day instead of the natural light once, meaning that space and time have become limited for the nocturnal living species. READ MORE

  2. 2. Intra-Action – Entanglements Within and Beyond Environmental Photography

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/HDK-Valand - Högskolan för konst och design

    Author : Sofia Linnéa Emelie Doepel; [2021-01-15]
    Keywords : Environmental photography; cameraless photography; landscape photography; feminist posthumanism; posthumanism; ecofeminism; representation; anthropocene; phenomenology; quantum field theory; instrumentalism; environmental issues;

    Abstract : This essay is an attempt to approach the genre of both landscape and environmental photography, to turnthem inside-out, to dissect and to deconstruct them through ecology, ecofeminism, feminist posthumanism and critical theory regarding the photographic medium. Throughout the essay I will focus on several artists and bodies of works that fall into this broad category of landscape and environmental photography. READ MORE

  3. 3. Alternative and Indigenous knowledges in Quito’s resilience strategy: A discursive analysis of power relations

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Maeve Hofer; [2021]
    Keywords : urban resilience governance; power relations; Indigenous peoples; knowledges; Quito; 100RC; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Resilience has become a recent buzzword among urban planners who intent to increase a city’s capaci- ty to function despite disasters. Yet, scholars have raised concerns about the impact of resilience strat- egies on marginalized groups which are unproportionally exposed to and affected by environmental harm. READ MORE

  4. 4. Utopia Between Ciceronian Humanism and Imperialism

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Mohamad Almokhllati; [2021]
    Keywords : Imperialism; Humanism; Cicero; More; Utopia;

    Abstract : The premise of this thesis is to show how imperialism is an extension of Ciceronian humanism in More’s Utopia. Core Ciceronian premises, such as rhetoric and the vita activa in relation to imperialism are explored. READ MORE

  5. 5. Blåklint : ett ökande problem i svensk växtodling

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Crop Production Ecology

    Author : Johan Johnsson; [2021]
    Keywords : bekämpning; biologi; blåklint; Centaurea cyanus L; herbicider; intervjuer; konkurrensstarka grödor; rådgivare; seriesammanställning; växtföljd;

    Abstract : Blåklint (Centaurea cyanus L) är ett vinterannuellt örtogräs som kan orsaka kraftiga skördesänkningar i odlade grödor. Den är idag ett ökande problem i svensk växtodling eftersom höstsådda grödor odlas i stor utsträckning. READ MORE