Essays about: "natural resources management"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 287 essays containing the words natural resources management.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Urbanisation as a Mechanism for Efficient and Sustainable Use of Land

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Cecilia Lindholm; [2021]
    Keywords : land use; sustainable urbanisation; environmental sustainability; spatial planning;

    Abstract : Urbanisation in developing countries can contribute to various benefits and challenges. The growing areas of informal settlements on the peripheries of greater cities are a product of rapid urbanisation and uncontrolled population growth of the city. READ MORE

  3. 3. Increasing forest mortality and its drivers: Simulating central European forests under climate change

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Marieke Scheel; [2021]
    Keywords : forest mortality; central Europe; competition; CO2; temperature; precipitation; DVM; LPJ-GUESS; simulation; reproducing data; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Increasing tree growth and mortality rates in Europe are still poorly understood and have been attributed to a variety of drivers. This study aimed to relate increasing forest mortality rates in six central European countries to climate drivers (CO2 concentration, temperature and precipitation) from 1985-2015, using a process-based vegetation model. READ MORE

  4. 4. BLUE GOVERNANCE: INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL COOPERATION IN THE ARCTIC REGION Arctic environmental management and the constitution of regimes concerning rules, norms and governance

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Mathias Carlsson; [2020-11-13]
    Keywords : The Arctic; Cooperation; Governance; Environment; Blue Economy;

    Abstract : It has for a long time been called ‘the earth’s last frontier’ and its harsh environment has discouraged heavy investments in the region, up until now when all attention is directed towards the white dot on the map, the Arctic. By melting ices and permafrost, the natural resources of the Arctic have been made visible and actors are now preparing to exploit its assets. READ MORE

  5. 5. Assessment of Urban Metabolism of Stockholm Royal Seaport : Through the Enhanced Economy Wide Material Flow Accounting Framework

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Sina Abrishami; [2020]
    Keywords : Urban Metabolism; Economic Wide Material Flow Analysis; Material Flow Analysis; Stockholm Royal Seaport; Circular Economy; Bottom-up data; Top-down data;

    Abstract : Material flows in Urban Metabolism play a key role for the purpose of building urban areas and growing the economy. There is lack of standard method for accounting of material flows within and across the boundaries of urban systems. READ MORE