Essays about: "forest"

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  1. 1. Innovation in firefighting equipment diffusion - A qualitative study about new technology adoption in Swedish fire brigades

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Nidal Khalil Khalil; [2019-07-08]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The continuous innovation and diffusion of fire fighting technologies has always been improving the speed and efficiency of fire fighting. The users of these technologies are qualified and passionate men and women who are dedicated to the well being of others. READ MORE

  2. 2. WOMEN IN FORESTRY, A VALUABLE ASSET OR BODIES OUT OF PLACE?

    University essay from Institutionen för matematiska vetenskaper

    Author : Kristina Nordh; [2019-02-20]
    Keywords : Gender Equality; Place; Body; Gender equality strategy; Forestry; Social Reproduction;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates what it can mean to be a woman in forestry in JönköpingCounty. It asks how the participant experience their situation as women in forestryand what gendered power structures appear in their stories. READ MORE

  3. 3. Ecology From Within: Ecocriticism and Allegory in Ursula K. Le Guin’s The Word for World is Forest

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Joel Fransson; [2019-01-08]
    Keywords : ecology; nature; allegory; dualism;

    Abstract : This essay reads Ursula K. Le Guin’s novel The Word for World is Forest to explorewhether there is a connection between Cartesian dualism, allegorical reading, and environmentalistthought. To answer this the essay employs the philosophy and theoretical writings of Timothy Morton,namely The Ecological Thought and Ecology Without Nature. READ MORE

  4. 4. Pine production comparison : production potential of Loblolly pine (Pinus taeda) and Slash pine (Pinus elliottii) in the southeastern USA in relation to initial density and forest management

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Resource Management

    Author : Åsa Ramberg; [2019]
    Keywords : Loblolly pine; Slash pine; Scots pine; management intensity; planting density;

    Abstract : The southeastern (SE) United States (US) produces more industrial timber than any other region in the world. Pine plantations in the southern US have increased from 1.8 million acres (728,400 ha) in the beginning of the 1950’s to 32 million acres (13 million ha) in the beginning of the 21st century, and cover 17 % of the forest land. READ MORE

  5. 5. Women’s fuelwood collection and deforestation : Effects on women’s everyday lives and environments in Kabadio, Casamance and Diagane Barka, Sine-Saloum.

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/HLK, Globala studier

    Author : Sofia Tiainen; [2019]
    Keywords : Women; fuelwood collection; forest degradation; livelihoods; feminist political ecology; West Africa; Senegal;

    Abstract : Previous research and literature commonly agree to the fact that women, especially rural women, is the most vulnerable group in society. Many of them tend to be found in the poorest sections of society. READ MORE