Essays about: "environmental risk"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 646 essays containing the words environmental risk.

  1. 1. Risk, Resilience and Insurance in Sudanese Pastoralism

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Alla Safieldin; [2019]
    Keywords : Climate change adaptation; Disaster risk management; Drought; Index-based livestock insurance; Pastoralism; Risk; Resilience; Sudan; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The nomadic pastoralists of the Sahel are often identified as a group at the frontline of global climate change. Their existence in arid and semi-arid regions and their reliance on seasonal rainfall are among the factors that contribute to their vulnerability to drought and climate shocks. 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. Fruktflugor ur Rhagoletis släktet som hot i odling i Sverige och möjliga bekämpningsmetoder

    University essay from SLU/Department of Plant Breeding (from 130101)

    Author : Christoffer Johansson; [2019]
    Keywords : Rhagoletis cerasi; Rhagoletis batava; Rhagoletis alternata; Rhagoletis pomonella; Rhagoletis mendax; körsbärsflugan; havtornsflugan; nyponflugan; bekämpning; bekämpningsmetoder;

    Abstract : Idag skeppas många varor fram och tillbaka över jorden och risken för att en skadegörare liftar med i en frukt eller växtmaterials jord ökar. I denna studie undersöks hotet av släktet Rhagoletis i Sverige och vilka flugor som finns, vilka som är på väg in och eventuella framtida hot. READ MORE

  4. 4. Impacts of future sea level rise and high water on roads, railways and environmental objects: a GIS analysis of the potential effects of increasing sea levels and highest projected high water in Scania, Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Emilie Jideblad Arnesten; [2019]
    Keywords : geography; Geographical Information Systems; GIS; sea level; sea level rise; climate change; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : This study uses GIS analyses to investigate the risk that increasing sea levels and highest projected highwater pose by increasing the risk of inundation on state-owned roads and railways as well as environmental objects in their side areas. This is done through an assessment of sea level rise projections and a risk analysis, which points out where vulnerable features are located and provides timeframes and durations for the risk. READ MORE

  5. 5. INSTITUTIONAL QUALITY AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING IN THE WAKE OF NATURAL DISASTERS A Cross-Sectional Analysis of the impacts of Natural Disasters on the level of Human Trafficking

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Jenny Tu; [2018-10-31]
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    Abstract : The form of modern-day slavery of human trafficking has been increasingly seen as a serious risk associated with environmental problems. The number of trafficked women and children wereseen as a reporting trend in the context of natural disasters, and is estimated to increase asdisasters will be more severe and frequent in the near future. READ MORE