Essays about: "sea pollution"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 66 essays containing the words sea pollution.

  1. 1. The hydrodynamic impacts of Estuarine Oyster reefs, and the application of drone technology to this study

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Oskar Evert Johansson; [2021]
    Keywords : Geography; Geographical Information Systems; GIS; Physical Geography; Oyster Reef; Drone; UAV; Hydrodynamics; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The impacts of climate change are being seen within the estuarine environment through erosion and shoreline retreat, associated with sea-level rise and changes in storm activity. Restoration oyster reefs have been identified as a working-with-nature strategy to protect and restore these shoreline environments, stabilising sediment, and reducing erosion. READ MORE

  2. 2. Development of northern pike (Esox lucius) populations in the Baltic Sea, and potential effects of grey seal (Halichoerus grypus) predation

    University essay from SLU/Dept. Of Aquatic Resources

    Author : Rebecka Svensson; [2021]
    Keywords : diet analysis; ; marine mammals; predator-prey; socio-economic; sport fishing; recreational fisheries;

    Abstract : Worldwide, marine mammal populations are increasing after considerable efforts to turn the downward trends caused by hunting, accidental mortality and pollution. The ecosystem effects from the increases of these top predators may be pronounced, but are in most cases poorly known. READ MORE

  3. 3. Methods for measuring mercury in gas ebullition from fiber banks : A literature study

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Diana Jonsson; [2021]
    Keywords : Fiber bank; fiber rich-sediment; mercury; contaminants; gas ebullition; pulp-fiber; wood industry; paper industry; environmental toxicity; wood waste;

    Abstract : Mercury contamination is an environmental issue with high priority due to its high toxicity. In addition to the atmospheric deposition, several lakes and rivers in Sweden are contaminated as a result from wood and pulp-fiber industries which stretches back 200 years. READ MORE

  4. 4. "THREATENED AND THREATENING SEAS" Children’s Perceptions of the Marine Environment and Environmental Attitudes towards Marine Pollution in Kuta, Lombok

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    Author : Roos van der Meijden; [2020-10-19]
    Keywords : Early childhood learners; environmental attitudes; environmental perspectives; human-nature relation; marine pollution;

    Abstract : Aim:The aim of this study was to investigate early childhood learners’ (5-8 years old) perceptions of the marine environment (beach and sea) and their environmental attitudes towards marine pollution through an educational intervention consisting of a drawing exercise and an in-class discussion.Theory:Social-cognitive theory was used from which to explore environmental perspectives environmental attitudes, and the human-nature relation/connection. READ MORE

  5. 5. Wasting our future by wasting the Sea : How to combat marine pollution from land-based sources on international and regional level

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Lovisa Fransson; [2020]
    Keywords : Marine pollution from land-based sources; United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea; the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal; Basel Ban Amendment; the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants; international waste trade; environmentally sound management of wastes; marine plastic debris; international environmental law of the sea; transboundary marine pollution; UN Sustainable Development Goal 14.1; Agenda 2030;

    Abstract : In the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, the environmental protection of the marine environment was first addressed in a comprehensive manner on an international level. However, the Convention distinguishes between four different sorts of pollution depending on which source the pollution originates from. READ MORE