Essays about: "environmental degradation in india"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 essays containing the words environmental degradation in india.

  1. 1. Sources of organic carbon fueling carbon emissions from tropical reservoirs

    University essay from

    Author : Gabriella Villamor Saucedo; [2016]
    Keywords : tropical reservoirs; decomposition; autochthonous carbon; allochthonous carbon; tropical macrophytes; methanogenesis; tropiska vattenkraftsmagasin; metangasproduktion; autoktont OM; alloktont OM; tropiska makrofyter;

    Abstract : For a sustainable energy supply, it is of importance to be aware about the environmental impacts from the different energy sources. Hydroelectric reservoirs in tropical areas have been found to emit more greenhouse gases (GHG) than reservoirs from boreal regions. READ MORE

  2. 2. To care about the environment : Technologies of government in forest conservation - Khasi Hills, India

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Erik Andervad; [2014]
    Keywords : political ecology; environmental subjectivities; governmentality; forest conservation; community management; REDD ; India;

    Abstract : Involvement of communities in forest conservation and other forms of environmental governance isproliferating. Reduced emissions from deforestation and degradation (REDD+) is one mechanism,designed to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases by reversing deforestation trends in low-incomecountries. READ MORE

  3. 3. Towards a biocentric attitude in environmental education

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för pedagogik, psykologi och idrottsvetenskap, PPI

    Author : Ulrika Johansson; [2012]
    Keywords : Environmental attitudes; biocentrism; anthropocentrism; sustainable development;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study was to investigate young people’s environmental attitudes in India. The study had a special focus on the factor of exposure to nature and nature degradation in environmental attitudes formation. Attitudes are of a great importance in education. READ MORE

  4. 4. The UNFCCC Technology Transfer Framework for Deployment and Diffusion of Low Carbon Technologies: Is it working in Tanzania?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Kai Maembe; [2011]
    Keywords : Technology Transfer; Climate Entrepreneurship; Low Carbon Technologies; Capacity Building and Enabling Environment; Least Developed Countries.; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Climate change is a real challenge with global impacts in scope. The negative impacts of climate change are being experienced globally through raising temperatures, rising sea levels, melting ice and glaciers, extended drought and floods, soil erosion among others. READ MORE

  5. 5. Garbage to gardens : design proposals for two decentralised waste management units in Pune, India

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

    Author : Manda Karlsson; Annie Söder; [2010]
    Keywords : landscape architecture; local waste management; composting; India; recycling;

    Abstract : The population growth and urbanisation in low-income countries bring issues of poor living standards and miserable sanitation conditions onto the agenda. If well-functioning waste management systems were developed, this could master some of the problems. READ MORE