Essays about: "landscape of fear"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 37 essays containing the words landscape of fear.

  1. 1. Fire effects in a landscape of fear : food availability and perceived predation risk as potential determinants of patch utilization by herbivore prey

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Wildlife, Fish and Environmental Studies

    Author : David Kymmell; [2019]
    Keywords : landscape of fear; forest fire effects; herbivore prey; camera trapping;

    Abstract : Context: A major effect of climatic change is the global increase in forest fires, which potentially creates an increase in food availability for herbivorous species. Also vegetation density and the numbers of tree logs increase in burned sites, and this is thought to influence the perceived risk of herbivore prey species, which affects their anti‐predator behaviour and thereby the patch utilization. READ MORE

  2. 2. Stories from within A narrative study focusing on females’ experiences, actions, choices and understandings of child marriage in Zimbabwe

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Global Studies

    Author : Juliette Eissa; [2019]
    Keywords : Child marriage; Zimbabwe; Gender; Social practice; Coping strategies; Sense of coherence; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The female child marriage research landscape in Zimbabwe concludes reasons, consequences, and solutions as a means to bring awareness. However, there is an absence in the current literature of an individual perspective focusing on rural females experiences of child marriage and a theoretical contribution that highlights their actions, choices, and understandings before, during and after the marriage in Manicaland. READ MORE

  3. 3. Humana ångestdämpande läkemedel orsakar beteendeförändringar hos fisk : Oxazepams påverkan på fiskars beteende

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Biomedical Sciences and Veterinary Public Health

    Author : Cecilia Rebhan; [2019]
    Keywords : oxazepam; beteende; fiskar; bensodiazepin er ;

    Abstract : Oxazepam är ett humant ångestdämpande läkemedel som tillhör gruppen bensodiazepiner. Det verkar genom att förstärka effekten av GABA som är hjärnans huvudsakliga inhiberande neurotransmittor. Studier har visat att fiskar kan känna ångest och att de svarar på bensodiazepiner. READ MORE

  4. 4. Hur gör man offentliga grönområden i Malmö tryggare för befolkningen?

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

    Author : Laura Trojan; [2018]
    Keywords : trygghet; grönområden; Malmö; utemiljö; trygghetsfaktorer; stadsmiljö; vegetation;

    Abstract : Vad är det som gör att utemiljön kan upplevas som otrygg i Malmö och vilka faktorer kan motverka otryggheten? Kan staden ändras så att alla känner sig bekväma med att röra sig utomhus, även kvällstid? Detta examensarbete beskriver och undersöker olika faktorer som kan vara till hjälp på vägen till en tryggare stad ur ett utemiljöperspektiv. Studien har visat att det finns många orsaker till otrygghet. READ MORE

  5. 5. Ghanaian teacher students’ view on using outdoor pedagogy when teaching natural science

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Anna Elvstam; Sara Fleischer; [2018]
    Keywords : outdoor pedagogy; outdoor education; teacher students; natural science; Ghana;

    Abstract : The aim of our study is to investigate what possibilities and challenges Ghanaian teacher students express regarding outdoor pedagogy, in order to find out their view on using it as a method when teaching natural science in primary school. The teacher education in Ghana has not yet a course in outdoor pedagogy to offer their students. READ MORE