Essays about: "political ecology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 106 essays containing the words political ecology.

  1. 1. Forest Management Decentralisation in a REDD+ World : A Case Study of a REDD+ Pilot Project in the Kolo Hills Forests, Kondoa District, Tanzania

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi

    Author : Liesa Nieskens; [2018]
    Keywords : REDD ; Participatory Forest Management; Political Ecology; Access Qualifications; Carbon Offset;

    Abstract : Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradatin (REDD+) is a market-based approachto address tropical deforestation as a key driver of anthropogenic climate change. In Tanzania, participatory forest management (PFM) was used as a vehicle for the institutionalisation of REDD+and implementation of pilot initiatives. READ MORE

  2. 2. Identifying Synergies and Trade-offs between the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam and the Sustainable Development Goals

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik; KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Sandra Thengius; Olivia Preston; [2018]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development Goals; Hydroelectric power; Grand Ethiopian Renaissance dam; Synergies; Trade-offs; Globala Målen; Vattenkraft; Renässansdammen; Synergier; Målkonflikter;

    Abstract : The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) is a large hydropower project currently under construction in Ethiopia. Supposedly it will benefit the people of Ethiopia through an increased access to electricity, but it is also associated with complex political relations between Ethiopia and the neighbouring countries Egypt and Sudan. READ MORE

  3. 3. Political Ecology of Tin Mining A Discourse Analysis of the Human-Environment Relation in the Study of Illegal Tin Mining on Bangka Island

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Tiara Elgifienda; [2018]
    Keywords : Illegal mining; Tin; Bangka; Political Ecology; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Bangka Island has been known as the most important tin producer in the world. Tin has developed the economy of the local people and even Indonesia in general. Unfortunately, mining is not only operated by corporations, but also by local people without proper procedures, resulting in a ruined landscape and ecosystem. READ MORE

  4. 4. Strategic Narratives in Media Representations of the Refugee Crisis of 2015 : A Comparative Study between RT and BBC World News

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/JMK

    Author : Simona Andronaco; [2018]
    Keywords : strategic narratives; refugee crisis; global television; RT; Russia Today; BBC World News; soft power; new media ecology;

    Abstract : As immigration turns into the scapegoat of political and social tensions all over the world and politicians that seem to be talking about migration flows communicate instead their conception of the world and where it should head, this study investigates the refugee crisis of 2015 as represented in the two global television channels RT and BBCW. Widely studied for the depiction the press gives of the refugees, for the first time the refugee crisis is analyzed as an arena where competing understandings of international relations are constructed, in a media ecology where a myriad of actors have a chance to foreground their truth and where wars are fought, and possibly won, through the weapons of values, culture and the attraction they exercise (Nye Jr. READ MORE

  5. 5. Selling the Green Dream to Women: Socio-environmental Degradation and the Paradox of Feminism and Sustainability in Fashion Marketing.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Mariko Takedomi Karlsson; [2018]
    Keywords : Gender; environment; fashion; marketing; consumption; ecologically unequal exchange.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis identifies a trend of fashion brands engaging in feminist and environmental issues through their business strategy in order to sell products to women. More specifically, it explores the relationship between gender and environmentalism in marketing campaigns within the fashion industry. READ MORE