Essays about: "pollution"

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  1. 1. PLASTICS AND LOBBYIN G - lobby group success in the decision making phase of a policy

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Alexandra Bengtsson; [2023-11-09]
    Keywords : Key words: European Union; lobbying; lobbying success; environmental policy ; single use plastics.;

    Abstract : In June 2019 a new legislation was in place targeting plastic pollution in the EU, banning the 10 most found single use plastic products ( SUP: s ) found in the marine environment. This was an important legislation where the EU lobby groups , mainly the environmental and the industry groups were lobbying the decision makers . READ MORE

  2. 2. Fungi as a potential solution to microplastic pollution: A qualitative study examining the opportunities and obstacles of implementing mycoremediation in Swedish agricultural soils from a perspective of ecological sustainability

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Julia Zajac; [2023-11-08]
    Keywords : mycoremediation; ecological sustainability; sustainable development; microplastics; fungi;

    Abstract : The world is facing microplastic pollution in almost all areas, as a result of increased manufacture and use of plastics in recent years. One of the most highly polluted environments are agricultural soils, which are estimated to contain up to 14 percent of all microplastic pollution. Few effective methods exist to solve this problem. READ MORE

  3. 3. Exploring Urban Land Cover Changes and the Effect on Nocturnal Air Temperature Dynamics in Helsingborg - A temperature modeling made with TAPM

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Amanda Bäck; [2023-10-09]
    Keywords : Nocturnal Air Temperature; Intra-Urban Heat Island; Land Cover Classification; Deep learning; The Air Pollution Model TAPM ; Land Cover Change;

    Abstract : In light of increasing global temperatures, urban areas face growing challenges related to heat stress. Alterations in land cover (LC) within cities contribute to changes in the intra-urban climate, predominantly driven by the replacement of vegetated surfaces with impermeable materials. READ MORE

  4. 4. If Trees Could Talk - Dendrochemistry, a Promising Method for Understanding Pollution History

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Jonatan Uusitalo; [2023-08-17]
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    Abstract : Heavy metal pollution presents a significant environmental challenge in the Anthropocene era, and understanding pollution history is crucial to address historical pollution and implementing effective mitigation measures. This study stands among a few comprehensive dendrochemical investigations that utilized an extensive dataset and energy dispersive X-ray fluorescence (EDXRF) technique to reconstruct the contamination history of As, Cd, Cu, Ni, Pb, and Zn, with a focus on Cu. READ MORE

  5. 5. Predicting Chemical-Gene Interactions

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / Institutionen för biologi och miljövetenskap

    Author : Ali Chishti; [2023-08-04]
    Keywords : Pesticides; Small streams; Prediction modelling; Chemical-protein-gene interactions; Aquatic organisms;

    Abstract : Pesticide use in agriculture has become a growing concern as it can have detrimental effects on the environment. The excessive use of these chemicals often leads to them seeping into nearby water bodies, causing harm to aquatic organisms. READ MORE