Essays about: "human-nature connection"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 20 essays containing the words human-nature connection.

  1. 1. The grass is always tastier on the fruitful side : exploring the potentials, opportunities and challenges of urban food production: a case study of Uppsala

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

    Author : Sanaz Kalantari; Rana Toprak; [2023]
    Keywords : Urbanization; grass lawns; urban agriculture; food production; Uppsala; Ultuna Permakultur; municipal sector; planning; establishing; management; ecosystems; human-nature connectedness; extinction of experience; top-down; bottom-up; landscape architecture;

    Abstract : Urbanization has globally led to economic and infrastructural growth but has also resulted in environmental degradation, decreased access to fertile agricultural land, increased food demand, and fragmentation of essential ecosystems. These challenges are prevalent in Swedish cities, including Uppsala, where green spaces are predominantly covered by lawns. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Voice of Nature : Ecological Personification in Abulhawa’s Mornings in Jenin and Abdel-Fattah’s Where the Streets Had a Name: An Ecolinguistic Analysis

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Zayna Halis; [2023]
    Keywords : Conceptual Metaphor Theory; ecolinguistics; ecological personification; ecosophy; ecological identities; eco-resistance; embodied metaphors;

    Abstract : This study delves into the ways in which the displaced Palestinian characters in Susan Abulhawa’s Mornings in Jenin (2010) and Randa Abdel-Fattah’s Where the Streets Had a Name (2008) connect to their homeland through embodied metaphors, particularly through the personification of their native lands, which will be read with recourse to Conceptual Metaphor Theory (CMT). By utilizing ecolinguistics as an analytical lens and applying CMT, this study illuminates how both literary works significantly underscore the urgency and cruciality of the human-nature interconnection and interdependence amid tragedy and dispossession. READ MORE

  3. 3. Exploring youth’s nature values and desirable future visions of the Royal National City Park in Stockholm

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för biologisk grundutbildning (BIG); Stockholms universitet/Stockholm Resilience Centre

    Author : Hannah Thiel; [2023]
    Keywords : Desirable future visions ∙ Natures Futures Framework ∙ Royal National City Park Stockholm ∙ Three Horizons Framework ∙ Transformation ∙ Youth;

    Abstract : As human activity continues to cause significant global issues, such as the decline of biodiversity, there is an increasing demand to engage with desirable visions of the future. Sustainability research emphasizes the significance of participatory approaches prioritizing nature and incorporating diverse human-nature relationships to promote more inclusive and sustainable paths to a positive future. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Reflection Pier - A Hospital Safe Haven

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Industridesign

    Author : Sofia Lykke Saxbøl; [2023]
    Keywords : Arts and Architecture; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Hospitals have been a crucial element of healthcare for centuries, providing a space for diagnosis, treatment, and recovery. The design of hospitals has evolved dramatically throughout history, with significant changes in both the form and function of these institutions. READ MORE

  5. 5. Nature experiences for human wellbeing and Human-Nature Connection

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för byggnadsteknik, energisystem och miljövetenskap

    Author : Ikumi Maekawa; Kajsa Pålsson; [2023]
    Keywords : Human wellbeing; Human-Nature Connection; HNC; Nature experience; Characteristics of nature experience; Organisations;

    Abstract : Our contact with nature is decreasing in what has been referred to as the “extinction of experience”. Consequences of the loss of nature experiences are far-reaching and involve not only changes in health and wellbeing, but also changes emotions, attitudes, and behaviour towards nature. READ MORE