Essays about: "rivers"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 207 essays containing the word rivers.

  1. 1. Causes and impact of surface water pollution in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper; Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Malin Eriksson; Jonathan Sigvant; [2019]
    Keywords : Akaki river; E. coli; health risk; interview study; irrigation; physico-chemical parameters; water samples; Akaki; E. coli; fysikalisk-kemiska parametrar; hälsorisker; intervjustudie; vattenprover;

    Abstract : Surface water is globally becoming more and more a scarce resource, and in Addis Ababa the capital of Ethiopia, river water quality has been degraded due to anthropological forcing for many years. Therefore, the study objective was to investigate causes and impact of surface water pollution in Kebena and Great Akaki rivers. READ MORE

  2. 2. Dams in Swedish law - : An identification of the problems that can occur with the implementation of the modern environmental regulations

    University essay from KTH/Fastigheter och byggande; KTH/Fastigheter och byggande

    Author : Titti Broman; Sofia Strandell Dalius; [2019]
    Keywords : Dams; water activity; modern environmental conditions; Dammar; vattenverksamhet; moderna miljövillkor;

    Abstract : The importance of reducing people's environmental impact has become increasingly apparent since the beginning of the 21st century. According to the European Parliament, new legislation has been required to stop the deterioration of Europe's waters and to achieve "good status" for Europe's rivers, lakes and groundwater. READ MORE

  3. 3. Restaureringens betydelse för insekter i strandzonen

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

    Author : Oskar Johansson; Isak Landström; [2019]
    Keywords : akvatiska insekter; fisk; flottning; makroevertebrat; vattenekologi; älv;

    Abstract : Flottningen har varit en dominerande del av transporten för skogsråvara sedan skogsindustrierna började växa fram under mitten av 1800-talet. Trots att flottningen idag har upphört är effekterna fortfarande kvarvarande efter den flottledsrensning som utfördes i vattendragen. READ MORE

  4. 4. The End of Water Scarcity? : Environmental Determinism and Water Security

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Carina Dios Falk; [2019]
    Keywords : Water Security; Development; Technologies; Environmental determinism;

    Abstract :  Is there no development without water? Are arid and dry regions destined to face water scarcity? This essay argues that with globalisation and technological advancements in the water sector are making time and place less relevant for hydro securing societies. Instead, relevant for water insecure countries is the asymmetrical access to technologies and management. READ MORE

  5. 5. Empowering the powerless: Investigating the sustainability of climate change adaptation through the lens of empowerment in Char Shakhahati, Bangladesh

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Tahura Farbin; [2019]
    Keywords : Empowerment; collective agency; Climate Change Adaptation; mainstreaming adaptation; Chars; Bangladesh; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Climate Change Impacts are a major concern for Bangladesh. The country is expected to face an increase of 11% in precipitation, drier winter periods causing droughts, extremely high temperatures, sea level rise changing the dynamics of discharge of water from rivers, etc. intensifying poverty. READ MORE