Essays about: "natural resources"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 905 essays containing the words natural resources.

  1. 1. I don’t even think there are environmental politics here! A paper on youth influence and the coal mining industry in Bosnia & Herzegovina

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Matilda Råbrant; [2022]
    Keywords : youth influence; climate change; environmental politics; natural resources; fossil economy; youth engagement; political ecology; Bosnia-Herzegovina; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Bosnia & Herzegovina is the 27th largest exporter of coal-fired energy in the world. Multiple organizations are warning about the dangerous rates of air polluting substances in many of the country’s larger cities. Youths in Bosnia & Herzegovina feel alienated from decision-making, making it hard for them to express their voice and concerns. READ MORE

  2. 2. Compressing Deep Learning models for Natural Language Understanding

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS)

    Author : Nadir Ait Lahmouch; [2022]
    Keywords : Natural Language Processing; Deep learning; BERT; Knowledge Distillation; Pruning.;

    Abstract : Uppgifter för behandling av naturliga språk (NLP) har under de senaste åren visat sig vara särskilt effektiva när man använder förtränade språkmodeller som BERT. Det enorma kravet på datorresurser som krävs för att träna sådana modeller gör det dock svårt att använda dem i verkligheten. READ MORE

  3. 3. NATURAL RESOURCES AND TERRITORIAL CONTENDERS : A Quantitative Study on the Effects of Natural Resources on Separatists’ Survival

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Mila Cekredzi; [2022]
    Keywords : territorial contenders; natural resources; survival;

    Abstract : Territorial armed conflicts contradict the rule of sovereignty and territorial integrity but are also supported by the law of self-determination. In this grey area of international politics, separatist movements have become significant drivers of armed conflict. READ MORE

  4. 4. Extractions Speak Louder Than Words : Valuation languages in Vattenfall’s purchase of Colombian coal

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Martin Melzi; [2022]
    Keywords : resource extraction; natural resources; valuation languages; valuation of nature; business actors; multinationals;

    Abstract : The role of business actors in resource extraction in developing countries is an understudied topic of research for development studies. The framework of valuation languages and socio-environmental conflicts is useful for studying the values of actors involved in conflicts concerning resource extraction, but previous studies do not sufficiently discuss how to measure the concept. READ MORE

  5. 5. How does habitat selection by brown bear (Ursus arctos) during the berry season change due to forestry and human disturbance : looking at three different periods of human dis-turbances

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

    Author : Jeanette Jonsson; [2022]
    Keywords : Brown bear; Ursus arctos; integrated step selection function; habi-tat selection;

    Abstract : Brown bear (Ursus arctos) is the most widespread large carnivore. It is an apex predator and does not have natural enemies but is hunted by humans in Sweden. During the period July to October their main food resource is bilberry, which contains carbohydrates that are important for their fat resources before entering hibernation. READ MORE