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. Evaluation of the antagonistic activity of Rhodotorula babjevae and its extracellular compounds towards postharvest pathogens

    University essay from SLU/Department of Molecular Sciences

    Author : Caroline Sandberg; [2019]
    Keywords : Rhodotorula babjevae; PEFA; postharvest pathogens; yeast; mold;

    Abstract : The growing population ultimately puts pressure on the food industry to become more effi-cient and to reduce postharvest food waste. The leading method of reducing postharvest decay of fruits has been through fungicide application. READ MORE

  4. 4. Interpretation of geophysical and geochemical data in a 3D geological model construction of a contaminated site

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Teknisk geologi; Lunds universitet/Väg- och vattenbyggnad (CI)

    Author : Haoyu Wei; [2018]
    Keywords : Halogenated hydrocarbon; Geophysics; DCIP; GeoScene3D; Groundwater chemistry; Earth and Environmental Sciences; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The Alingsås dry-cleaning facility is one of the heavily halogenated hydrocarbon contaminated sites in Sweden. The source of contamination dates back to the 1970s when a large scale tetrachloroethylene leakage outbroke inside the dry-cleaning building. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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