Essays about: "natural recourse"

Found 4 essays containing the words natural recourse.

  1. 1. Conflicting Environmental Management Tools : Grazing of Semi-natural Grasslands vs. Wetland Conservation

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för naturvetenskap, miljö och teknik

    Author : Gunilla Reisner; [2013]
    Keywords : biodiversity; institutionalism; rational choice; environmental support; Agri-Environmental Schemes; environmental objectives;

    Abstract : The study explores the possibility of conflicts between conservation of wetlands and semi-natural grasslands in the county of Stockholm. Both habitats are important to protect from a biodiversity perspective. The species rich semi-natural grasslands have been created by agricultural practices like grazing and mowing. READ MORE

  2. 2. Human Rights and Corporate Environmental Wrongs

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Emil Johansson; [2010]
    Keywords : International Law; Human Rights; Humanitarian Law; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Countering the effects of human-induced environmental threats around the world is more urgent than ever. At the same time the power of companies has increased in the last decades. Activities of companies are capable of affecting human health negatively and in some cases the effects are so severe as to give rise to human rights violations. READ MORE

  3. 3. Why is the grass greener on the other side? : a case study of pasture use in North-Eastern Albania

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Ylva Jonzon; [2008]
    Keywords : Albania; natural resource use; summer pastures; overgrazing; household economy;

    Abstract : Summer pastures are underused while winter pastures are overused in Albania. Summer pastures are usually located a few kilometres from the village, while winter pastures are found very close to it. The grass growth in the villages is very low during the hot, dry summers, why farmers have traditionally moved their animals during this season. READ MORE

  4. 4. Crossing the Rubicon: Enforcing the international legal responsibility of transnational corporations for ius cogens human rights violations

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Jernej Letnar; [2005]
    Keywords : International Human Rights Law; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The objective of this thesis is to comprehensively demonstrate the existing extent, and the nature of the Ius Cogens Human Rights Obligations of Transnational Companies and their enforcement in the international law. The existing international human rights law is mainly state-centric as it creates obligations primarily upon States to promote human rights. READ MORE