Essays about: "what is natural resources"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 151 essays containing the words what is natural resources.

  1. 1. Women’s fuelwood collection and deforestation : Effects on women’s everyday lives and environments in Kabadio, Casamance and Diagane Barka, Sine-Saloum.

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/HLK, Globala studier

    Author : Sofia Tiainen; [2019]
    Keywords : Women; fuelwood collection; forest degradation; livelihoods; feminist political ecology; West Africa; Senegal;

    Abstract : Previous research and literature commonly agree to the fact that women, especially rural women, is the most vulnerable group in society. Many of them tend to be found in the poorest sections of society. READ MORE

  2. 2. Collaborative consumption for a sustainable future: What gets consumers on-board? : An investigation of the consumers' willingness to adopt PSS and its determinants

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för marknadsföring (MF)

    Author : Anna Wessman; [2019]
    Keywords : Circular Business Models; CBM; Product Service System; PSS; Willingness to Adopt; Sustainability; Consumer Behavior; Environmental Awareness; Economics;

    Abstract : The Circular Business Model (CBM) is one way to achieve a more sustainable future. Its goal is to reduce the use of natural resources which are becoming more scarce on our planet. The aim of the study is to investigate the consumer behavior and the determinants of the willingness to adopt Product Service System (PSS), one of the models of CBM. READ MORE

  3. 3. Knowledge and Implementation of Climate Change Adaptation in the Infrastructure Sector in Nunavut, Canada

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Timothy Giger; Kelly Ramsauer; [2019]
    Keywords : Nunavut; Arctic; Climate Change Adaptation; Infrastructure; Knowledge; Implementation; Policy; Climate-Sensitive Infrastructure; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The Arctic is at the forefront of climate change and is considered to be the most at risk, warming at twice the rate of the global annual average. The environment and its inhabitants are and will be subjected to deep transformational shifts, with changes in temperature and climate having potentially worldwide repercussions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Framtidsutsikter för pastoralism på Kenyanska betesmarker

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Author : Zebastian Cederblad; [2019]
    Keywords : Kenya; ; kenyanska betesmarker; pastoralism; zebu; boskap; landfragmentering; klimatförändringar;

    Abstract : Pastoralism är ett system där majoriteten av en individs inkomst och mat kommer från boskapsdjur. Boskapsdjurens huvudsakliga matkälla är naturligt växande bete. Pastoralism kan delas in i tre huvudtyper; nomadisk, transhuman och stillasittande. I Kenya finns variationer av alla tre. READ MORE

  5. 5. En plan för naturen : natur- och kulturmiljövårdsprogrammet Från Bjäre till Österlen och dess betydelse för fysisk planering

    University essay from SLU/Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)

    Author : Ylva Eriksson; [2019]
    Keywords : planeringsunderlag; naturvårdsprogram; naturvård; fysisk planering; kunskapsöverföring;

    Abstract : Denna studie undersöker Kristianstad läns Natur- och kulturmiljövårdsprogram, Från Bjäre till Österlen, från 1996 och dess betydelse för den fysiska planeringen i Hässleholms kommun. Den pågående förlusten av biologisk mångfald (FN 1992) understryker behovet av fördjupad kunskap om landskapets naturvärden. READ MORE