Essays about: "mat"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 423 essays containing the word mat.

  1. 1. Matlandskap : om kommuners fysiska planering för hållbara livsmedelssystem

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

    Author : Karolina Wingård; [2021]
    Keywords : livsmedelssystem; jordbruk; matproduktion; foodscape; biologisk mångfald; biotoper; ekosystem; ekosystemtjänster; miljömål; Tanum;

    Abstract : Food production and land use could be blamed for a lot of the global environmental issues present in todays society. With an ever increasing global population and steadily increasing effects of climate change, which threaten our crops, there is likely potential for issues to increase in scope and severity. READ MORE

  2. 2. Dynamics of net primary production and food availability in the aftermath of the 2004 and 2007 desert locust outbreaks in Niger and Yemen

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Emma Bylund; [2021]
    Keywords : geography; GIS; desert locust outbreak; NPP; food availability; livelihood zones; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The knowledge of desert locust plagues goes back to biblical times but it is just as relevant in 2020 with an ongoing outbreak in East Africa and the Middle East. The locusts pose a threat to agriculture, and by extent food availability, due to their high appetite, diverse diet and ability to migrate long distances in large swarms. READ MORE

  3. 3. Cereals as ‘leftover biomass’ : an analysis of Swedish cereal production from the perspective of feed-food competition

    University essay from SLU/Department of Molecular Sciences

    Author : Beatrice Tillgren; [2021]
    Keywords : feed-food competition; left-over biomass; low‐opportunity‐cost feedstuff; cereals; cereal quality; wheat; rye; barley; oats; Swedish cereal production;

    Abstract : In a time with climate change and a growing population it is important to use the arable land as effectively as possible to ensure food security and minimize environmental impacts. Currently, livestock production uses 70% of all agricultural land which highlights the competition between the usage of land for crops for feed rather than for human consumption. READ MORE

  4. 4. Consumption of sustainable food products : A study of the Sustainable purchase perception matrix and Sustainable lead consumers; A life cycle assessment of BäR smoothie

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper; Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Cecilia Melén; Mirea Wolff; [2021]
    Keywords : Compromise; Confidence; WTP; PCE; Sustainable lead consumer; Sustainability marketing; Scepticism; Life cycle assessment; LCA; Environmental impact; Global warming; Eutrophication; Primary energy use; Smoothie; Kompromiss; Självförtroende; WTP; PCE; Hållbar marknadsföring; Skepticism; Livscykelanalys; LCA; Miljöpåverkan; Global uppvärmning; Övergödning; Primärenergianvändning; Smoothie;

    Abstract : Part 1 The scientific community has identified an attitude-action gap for demographic and psychographic variables when studying sustainable purchase behaviour. By focusing on what happens during the purchase instead of the purchaser, this cross-sectional study aims to understand sustainable purchase behaviour when consumers purchase sustainable food. READ MORE

  5. 5. Choice editing for sustainable development : consumer attitudes toward food retailers limiting food choices

    University essay from SLU/Department of Molecular Sciences

    Author : Andrea Biro; Emma Svensson; [2021]
    Keywords : choice restrictions; environment; food retailer strategies; freedom of choice; health; paternalism; perceptions;

    Abstract : Society is facing significant challenges in transforming to a sustainable food system where healthy food is provided, while reducing the negative environmental impact. Yet, it is debatable whose responsibility it is to provide healthy, environmentally friendly food from sustainable food systems. READ MORE