Essays about: "environmental concerns"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 470 essays containing the words environmental concerns.

  1. 1. Dislike for insects align with human-centered and anti-egalitarian beliefs

    University essay from Högskolan Kristianstad/Fakulteten för lärarutbildning

    Author : Nanette Nygårds; [2021]
    Keywords : Animal charisma; social identity; equality; biodiversity; anthropocentrism; ethnocentrism; nature relatedness; interspecies model of prejudice;

    Abstract : An outgroup can be defined as that which is perceived as different or dissimilar from oneself. The Interspecies Model of Prejudice (TIMP) predicts that negativity to human outgroups align with animal negativity. Human-centered and anti-egalitarian beliefs have shown to correlate with outgroup rejection. READ MORE

  2. 2. Remote sensing analysis of land cover/use conditions of community-based wildlife conservation areas in Tanzania

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Kharid Mwakoba; [2021]
    Keywords : geography; Geographical Information Systems; GIS; remote sensing; wildlife management area; Tanzania; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Community based approaches to conservation in the developing world have generally been criticized for not meeting their goals of sustainable conservation and local development. Inadequate local participation and inequitable benefits sharing among others are some of the major concerns. READ MORE

  3. 3. Exchanging cultural heritage knowledge, communicating cultures and participating in community through a virtual community of practice

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik, kommunikation och lärande

    Author : Rasha Al Massalmeh; [2020-11-17]
    Keywords : Online community; Community of practice; Social theory of learning; Cultural integration; Cultural heritage; Handicrafts; Professional work; Immigrants; Design recommendation;

    Abstract : Purpose: The reason behind this study comes from the numerous difficulties and challengesthat have affected promoting the cultural integration of Syrian immigrantcraftsmen and decreased their opportunities for practicing their crafts in Sweden.Thus, the main aim of this study is to explore these challenges that eased up theirintegration and also hindered entering the Swedish labor market from Syriancraftsmen’s experiences to provide potential solutions to real obstacles throughparticipating in an interactive online community of practice. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Pursuit of environmentally-friendly transportation: The role of two advocacy coalitions in developing emission standards for heavy-duty vehicles in the EU

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Gustaf Bergh; [2020-11-06]
    Keywords : heavy-duty vehicles; emission standards; the automotive industry; environmental concerns; advocacy coalitions; governance; beliefs; policy-oriented learning;

    Abstract : In recent years, the environment has become a central theme in the EU. Policies for protecting the environment have been adopted, while, at the same time, the EU has developed into a multi-layered political system subject to lobbying and maintaining of interests in the policy-making process. READ MORE

  5. 5. A Decentralized Voting System

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för data- och informationsteknik

    Author : Fahmi Abdulqadir Ahmed; Gustaf Engström; Omar Hindawi; Tom Tobiasson; Melker Veltman; Oskar Wallgren; [2020-10-30]
    Keywords : Decentralized; Voting; Election; Blockchain; Hyperledger; Sawtooth; Consensus; Transaction Processor; Distributed Systems;

    Abstract : The target of the project "A Decentralized Voting System" is to investigate whetherrecent developments in distributed systems can make a decentralized voting systemcapable of replacing the current systems in place. The current voting systems thatare taken into account are primarily democratic electoral voting systems, such asthe Swedish national electoral voting system. READ MORE