Essays about: "food deserts"

Found 3 essays containing the words food deserts.

  1. 1. Can urban agriculture become a planning strategy to address social-ecological justice?

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Javier Fernández Andrés; [2017]
    Keywords : urban agriculture; urban farming; social-ecological justice; equity; food security; food sovereignty; globalisation; industrialisation; inequality; global food system; climate change; food deserts;

    Abstract : Last century witnessed an unprecedented growth of cities which has led to the consolidation of an eminently urbanised world population. Meanwhile, agriculture has adopted industrial methods of production in the shape of large-scale, chemical-laden crops in the countryside, which, together with the liberalisation of global trade, have undermined the livelihood of small-scale peasants throughout the world, forcing many of them out of business. READ MORE

  2. 2. Utvärdering av berikning för baktrisk kamel(Camelus bactrianus) på Furuviksparken

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Author : Evelina Backman; [2017]
    Keywords : miljöberikning; baktrisk kamel; Camelus bactrianus; välfärd; kamelers beteende;

    Abstract : The wild Bactrian camel (Camelus bactrianus) is a critically endangered species. The Bactrian camel can be found in some of the more remote places on earth, three places in northern China and one place in southern Mongolia. There are about 600 individuals left in China and about 300 individuals left in Mongolia. READ MORE

  3. 3. From the arid ground up : in Search of water constructions in the Salton Sea Area

    University essay from SLU/Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)

    Author : Linn Stevensson; [2015]
    Keywords : Anthropocene; dry land design; land use; site; systemic change; deviant transect; transformation; visionary organizing;

    Abstract : This thesis explores constructed water landscapes and the attitudes creating them in the Salton Sea area, which is located in the converge of the Mojave and the Sonoran Deserts in southeast California. With the focus on water constructions the thesis embraces the method of the Deviant Transect, under development by the landscape architect researchers Gini Lee and Lisa Diedrich, with Ellen Braae. READ MORE