Sökning: "Deforestation"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 191 uppsatser innehållade ordet Deforestation.

  1. 1. Is Deforestation in Colombia Caused by Oil Palm Expansion?

    Master-uppsats, KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Författare :Mona Date; [2020]
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    Sammanfattning : The palm oil industry is growing globally and palm oil is today the most used vegetable oil for biofuels, however, over the last years research has showed that it has caused great deforestation in Southeast Asia where the grand majority of oil palm is produced. There has also been reports on poor working conditions showing that the palm oil is not socially sustainable either. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Kolmården - an emerging development actor? : A qualitative case study of employees perspectives about Kolmården as a potential development actor

    Kandidat-uppsats, Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Författare :Eric Karlsson; [2020]
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    Sammanfattning : Society is facing major challenges with an ongoing mass extinction of more than one million species worldwide caused by the destruction of ecological systems, deforestation, habitat loss, the increase of invasive species, climate change, illegal wildlife tracking, poaching and poverty. Challenges in which zoos worldwide contribute with important educational programs, innovative research and conservation strategies to ease the negative impact on local communities within developing countries. LÄS MER

  3. 3. An Analysis of Alternative Building Materials in the Coastal Rural Areas of Bangladesh

    Kandidat-uppsats, KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Författare :Fuad Alam; [2020]
    Nyckelord :Sustainable Development; Alternative Building Materials; Bangladesh; Coastal Rural Area;

    Sammanfattning : This study will provide background information about the region of Bangladesh, more specifically the coastal rural area of Bangladesh. This region has due to the global warming become a very disaster-prone region where disaster resilience work has become increasingly relevant. LÄS MER

  4. 4. A nexus in crisis: How Brazil’s push for energy security through sugarcane-based ethanol is affecting its water security

    Master-uppsats, Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Författare :Camila Fagundes Hubel; [2020]
    Nyckelord :Energy-water nexus; sugarcane ethanol; land use change; precipitation; sustainable development;

    Sammanfattning : As reliance on energy and water resources grow, so do the concerns regarding their security, especially in terms of availability. A projected rise in population, accompanied by the relentless pursuit of economic growth and increasing climate change, indicate that greater stress will be placed on these same resources. LÄS MER

  5. 5. The representation of the Amazonian Rainforest in British Newspapers

    Kandidat-uppsats, Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Författare :Francine Massignan Rinaldi Gouveia; [2020]
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    Sammanfattning : This paper analyses the representation of the Amazonian rainforest as reported by British newspapers in August 2019. Through a combination ofFairclough's Critical Discourse Analysis Approach and the news values theory of Galtung and Ruge, The CDA analysis examined the discourse as a text, as a discourse practice and as a social practice. LÄS MER