Essays about: "human impact"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1320 essays containing the words human impact.

  1. 1. Sumatranoshörningen (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis) på gränsen till utrotning - En riskanalys

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljövetenskaplig utbildning

    Author : Amanda Gagné; [2021]
    Keywords : Sumatran rhinoceros; risk assessment; threats; conservation; Indonesia; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The critically endangered Sumatran rhinoceros (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis) has, due to previous hunting and habitat loss, diminished to a few non-viable and fragmented populations. Despite a relatively large amount of conservation efforts during the last 30 years, numbers are still declining. READ MORE

  2. 2. Hybridization of the Self, Colonial Discourse and the Deconstruction of Value Systems : A Postcolonial Literary Theory Perspective of Literature inculpating Colonialism

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Brian Burns; [2021]
    Keywords : Postcolonialism; Postcolonial Literary Theory; Hybridization; Walker; Malouf; Phillips; Achebe; Freud; Nietzsche; Bhabha; Siad; McLeod; Barry;

    Abstract : The aim of this essay is to provide a perspective on literature inculpating colonialism using postcolonial literary theory and method. The subject material incorporates four novels studied during the literature modules for the English course at Högskolan Gävle (HIG). READ MORE

  3. 3. Fostering Cooperative Resilience during the COVID-19 Pandemic : A case study on coffee cooperatives' operations during the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Cecilia Widman; [2021]
    Keywords : cooperatives; coffee; resilience; asset pentagon; Covid-19;

    Abstract : This study investigates the resilience of coffee cooperatives and producer organizations in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and explores their adaptations to the context in relation to their livelihood capitals. The changes to their operations are analyzed through the contexts of shocks, trends and stresses and how they perceived these threats. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Liberal Peace? The Dayton Agreement and Democratization in Bosnia and Herzegovina 25 years later

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Amina Elezovic; [2021]
    Keywords : Bosnia and Herzegovina; Dayton Peace Agreement; Liberal Peace; Democratization; Rule of Law; Human Rights;

    Abstract : Over time, hundreds of peace agreements have been signed in different parts of the world. Most of those peace agreements have not brought sustainable peace. Studies show that only 50% of the peace agreements survive for 5 years. READ MORE

  5. 5. Urban infrastructure inundation risk from permanent sea-level rise scenarios in London (UK), Bangkok (Thailand) and Mumbai (India): A comparative analysis

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Shawn Pace; [2021]
    Keywords : Geography; GIS; Climate Change; Sea-Level Rise; Urban Infrastructure; DEM; London; Mumbai; Bangkok; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Due to anthropogenically created climate change, global cities are facing inundation by rising sea levels. This study aimed to fill knowledge gaps in understanding the exposure of urban infrastructure such as roads, railways, buildings and parks to sea-level rise (SLR) scenarios, and how this would affect local populations. READ MORE