Essays about: "effect of human activities on environment"

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  1. 1. Cumulative effects assessment (CEA) methodology : theory and practice

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

    Author : Ariana Kubart; [2019]
    Keywords : environmental assessment; cumulative effects; CEA; magnitude; significance;

    Abstract : Cumulative Effects Assessment (CEA) is a subdiscipline of environmental assessment, specially targeting the collective effects resulting from diverse human activities and in combination with natural processes. CEA implementation in practice is slow, despite of the available framework and legal requirements. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Po Delta Biosphere Reserve: Management challenges and priorities deriving from anthropogenic pressure and sea level rise

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Damiano Vesentini; [2019]
    Keywords : geography; GIS; environmental pressure; water quality; nutrient accumulation; rising sea level; climate change; value for conservation; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The Po Delta Biosphere Reserve is located in Northern Italy and has attained recognition by UNESCO in 2015 due to its unique natural and cultural value. The reserve covers an area of approximately 140 000 hectares, supporting a human population of 118 000, as well as a complex mosaic of ecosystems, which are found in this transitional waters landscape. READ MORE

  3. 3. Readiness Assessment Framework for Transfer of Production Systems - A Case Study

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för innovation, design och teknik; Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för innovation, design och teknik

    Author : Viktorija Badasjane; Staffan Andersson; [2018]
    Keywords : Readiness Assessment; Change Management; Production System Development;

    Abstract : Introduction The implementation or transfer of production systems from the developing organisation to the receiving can induce difficulties, however a connection between achieving readiness of the receiver within the context of PSD has not been investigated previously. The aim of this thesis is thus to examine PSD in a core plant environment, focusing on the transfer activity and readiness for change. READ MORE

  4. 4. Extractive Industries and Sami in Sweden - An Analysis of the Procedural Safeguards in the Swedish Mineral Framework and Sweden's International and Regional Obligations

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Jonathan Örnberg; [2018]
    Keywords : International law; International human rights law; Sami; Sami rights; Sweden; Indigenous Rights; Minority Rights; Minority; Minorities; Indigenous peoples; International environmental law; Extractive industries; Mining; Procedural safeguards; Consultation; Participation; Participation in decision-making; Cultural Rights; Right to information; United Nations; European Court of Human Rights; Environment; Cultural life; Right to culture; International obligations; Regional obligations; Right to land and natural resources; Reindeer Husbandry; Reindeer herding; Mineral framework; Samer; Samers rättigheter; Urfolk; Urfolks rättigheter; Minoritet; Minoriteter; Minoriteters rättigheter; Sverige; Gruvdrift; Internationella förpliktelser; Regionala förpliktelser; Förenta nationerna; Kulturella rättigheter; Processuella skyddsåtgärder; Samråd; Deltagande i beslut; Rätt till information; Rätt till land och resurser; Internationella mänskliga rättigheter; Internatinell rätt; Internationell miljörätt; internationell minoritetsrätt; internationell urfolksrätt; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The Sami are one of the world’s indigenous peoples that live in a land area referred to as Sápmi that extends over the north of Sweden, as well as parts of Norway, Finland and Russia. Part of the Sami population in Sweden lives according to their traditional way of life which includes reindeer husbandry, hunting, fishing, and other resource-based activities. READ MORE

  5. 5. The effect of environmental and disturbance factors on the presence of different crab species in Pranburi Forest Park, Thailand

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Ecology

    Author : Johanna Rosenquist; [2017]
    Keywords : mangrove forest; Thailand; biodiversity; canopy shade; water depth; human disturbance; Brachyura; Scylla serrata; Uca vocans; Sesarma mederi; Perisesarma bidens;

    Abstract : The mangrove forest is one of the world’s most threatened ecosystems today and they have decreased significantly in Southeast Asia over the past 40 years. Brachyura (crabs) are important for this ecosystem and they function as ecosystem engineers with their burrowing activities that affects the soil and carbon uptake. READ MORE