Essays about: "niches"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 45 essays containing the word niches.

  1. 1. Understanding Cryptocurrencies from a Sustainable Perspective : Investigating cryptocurrencies by developing and applying an integrated sustainability framework

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Informatik

    Author : Jan-Philipp Arps; [2018]
    Keywords : Distributed Ledger; Blockchain; Cryptocurrency; Sustainability; Digitisation; Triple Bottom Line; Digital Artifact; Digital Sustainability; Integrated Sustainability Framework; Bitcoin; Ethereum; Ripple; IOTA;

    Abstract : With the invention of the cryptocurrency Bitcoin in 2009, the world's first blockchain application was developed. While academic research gradually begins to investigate cryptocurrencies more closely and attempt to understand their functioning, technology is rapidly evolving and ecosystems grow exponentially. READ MORE

  2. 2. Cars : The future is flexible

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för design (DE)

    Author : Lennart Schmitz; [2018]
    Keywords : car design; car development; sustainability; future; speculative design; innovation;

    Abstract : Cars have been around for over a century and have grown to become an essential part of society with an increasing number of different models being sold and developed each year. Car manufacturers steadily expand the offered product portfolio and invent new market niches constantly. READ MORE

  3. 3. Quaternary Arctic foraminiferal isotopes: species reliability and palaeoceanographic application

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för geologiska vetenskaper

    Author : Aron Varhelyi; [2018]
    Keywords : Palaeoceanography; Arctic; foraminifera; stable isotopes; Paleoceanografi; Arktis; foraminiferer; stabila isotoper;

    Abstract : To investigate whether foraminiferal stable isotope (δ18O/δ13C) variations have potential as a chronostratigraphic tool in the Arctic Ocean, this thesis presents new δ18O/δ13C data from five marine sediment cores. Three of those are downcore analyses (PS92/54-1; TC/PC-03; PC-07) and the remaining two are core top analyses (PC-04; PC-08). READ MORE

  4. 4. Lost opportunities in food chain sustainability: Assessing the absence of a Swedish food bank through the utilization of an MLP framework

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Dimitrios Skopelitis; [2018]
    Keywords : Food waste; food surplus; food redistribution; food banks; sustainability; social entrepreneurship; Sweden; Skåne; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : : Food is an integral part of our everyday lives, with a plethora of social and commercial activities built around it. Despite being so intensive in resources, a third of the production is destined to be wasted. READ MORE

  5. 5. Effect of restoration and surrounding grassland proportion on the dung beetle metapopulation abundance in the fragmented semi-natural grasslands : dung beetles in restored semi-natural grasslands

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Ecology

    Author : Vivek Babu; [2018]
    Keywords : dung beetle; grassland proportion; restoration; Aphodius; Geotrupes; abundance; semi-natural grassland; Scarabaeidae; metapopulation; habitat fragmentation; landscape ecology;

    Abstract : The importance of landscape composition surrounding the local habitats is increasingly recognized, especially with goal of enhancing the understanding about its role in various conservation frameworks. The dung beetles which depend on human mediated ephemeral resources (Dung from domestic animal) gives a valuable opportunity for understanding landscape moderated effects of both the landscape structure as well as sensitive grazing management on the local populations of semi-natural grasslands in Sweden. READ MORE