Search for dissertations about: "Natural Resources Management"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 453 swedish dissertations containing the words Natural Resources Management.

  1. 1. Social learning in the Anthropocene : Governance of natural resources in human dominated systems

    Author : Björn Nykvist; Jon Norberg; Marianne Krasny; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; social learning; multi-level governance; resilience; adaptability; natural resource management; institutions; policy making; impact assessments; naturresurshushållning; Natural Resources Management;

    Abstract : We live in the Anthropocene – an age where humans dominate natural systems – and there is ample evidence that our current practices degrade the capacity of natural systems to provide us with natural resources. How we, as humans, organize and learn, in communities and among state and other societal actors, constitute a decisive factor for both local management of natural resources and the functioning of the planet Earth. READ MORE

  2. 2. Towards a Sustainable Resource Management : A Broader Systems Approach to Product Design and Waste Management

    Author : Jagdeep Singh; Björn Frostell; William Hogland; KTH; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Resource Management; Product Design; Waste Management Challenges; Systems Thinking; Sustainability Science; Industrial Ecology; Industriell ekologi; Resource Management; Product Design; Waste Management Challenges; Systems Thinking; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : Rapid economic growth, urbanisation and increasing population have caused (materially intensive) resource consumption to increase, and consequently the release of large amounts of waste to the environment. Numerous technological and operational approaches to resource management have been introduced throughout the system of production, consumption and waste management. READ MORE

  3. 3. Kinh Settlers in Viet Nam’s Northern Highlands : Natural Resources Management in a Cultural Context

    Author : Mats Lundberg; Anders Hjort af Ornäs; Hans Holmén; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Viet Nam; northern mountains; highlands; wet rice agriculture; upland agriculture; shifting cultivation; natural resources use; local knowledge; culture; ethnicity; Naturresurser; Vietnam; etniska grupper; Water in nature and society; Vatten i natur och samhälle;

    Abstract : This study deals with the Kinh (or Viet) majority people who have migrated from the lowland Red River Delta to the mountainous areas of northern Viet Nam, and their adjustment to a new social and physical environment. Its aim is to analyse the social and cultural consequences for these migrants when settling in communities populated with people who belong to the national ethnic minorities (the Tày, the Giay and the Ngan peoples). READ MORE

  4. 4. Fisheries Management under Individual Transferable Quota : Outcomes for Ecology and Equity

    Author : Maartje Oostdijk; Brynhildur Davidsdóttir; Gunnar Stefansson; Ingrid Stjernquist; Mary Wisz; Henrik Österblom; Stockholms universitet; []

    Abstract : The management of marine resources pose a difficult commons problem as monitoring behavior is difficult and benefit flows from the resources are uncertain. Implementing individual transferable quota (ITQ) is a management regime in which quasi-property rights are assigned for an often mobile and uncertain environmental resource, fish or marine invertebrates. READ MORE

  5. 5. Beyond Waste Management : Challenges to Sustainable Global Physical Resource Management

    Author : Jagdeep Singh; Björn Frostell; Olga Kordas; Anju Singh; KTH; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Sustainable global physical resource management; global waste management; systems thinking; life cycle thinking; planning framework; global environmental justice; circular economy; Industrial Ecology; Industriell ekologi;

    Abstract : Current physical resource management (PRM) was investigated in a global perspective in this thesis, to gain a deeper understanding of its implications in a sustainability perspective. In particular, the main challenges to the current PRM system and the kinds of systemic changes needed for sustainable PRM were examined. READ MORE