Search for dissertations about: "environmental protection"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 241 swedish dissertations containing the words environmental protection.

  1. 1. Arguments for Access to Justice : Supra-individual Environmental Claims Before Administrative Courts

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Law

    Author : Agnes Hellner; Uppsala universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Environmental law; administrative procedural law; EU law; comparative law; Aarhus Convention; multi-lateral environmental agreement; mixed agreement; legal standing; locus standi; environmental organisations; NGOs; collective action; judicial protection; environmental protection; public interest litigation; Aarhus Convention Compliance Committee; permit procedures; enforcement; Court of Justice; Conseil d État; subjective public law rights; environmental rights; procedural rights; Miljörätt; Environmental Law;

    Abstract : In the early 19th century, in the wake of industrialisation, complaints from people affected by pollution were considered a threat to industrial expansion and economic growth. Today, the right of access to justice is increasingly considered a legal vehicle for enhancing environmental protection. READ MORE

  2. 2. Brazilian land use policies and the development of ecosystem services

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Flavio L. M. Freitas; KTH.; [2017]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Brazil; Land use policy; Forest protection; Ecosystem services; Biodiversity; Offsetting of legal reserves; Mark- och vattenteknik; Land and Water Resources Engineering;

    Abstract : Concerns related to global environmental changes due to land use changes have been driving international communities towards more sustainable land use systems. Brazil is a country of global strategic importance in this matter considering that it is the nation with the largest extension of preserved tropical native vegetation, recognised for its ecosystem services and high and unique biodiversity. READ MORE

  3. 3. Environmental protection of arctic waters : specific focus the Russian Northern Sea route

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University

    Author : Douglas Brubaker; Stockholms universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Internationell miljörätt; Arktis;

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  4. 4. Dynamic modelling of the forest ecosystem: Incorporation of the phosphorus cycle

    University dissertation from Lund University, Faculty of Science, Center for Environmental and Climate Research

    Author : Lin Yu; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Dynamic modeling; forest ecosystem; phosphorus cycle;

    Abstract : The forest ecosystem provides and regulates many important ecosystem services, such as soil and water protection, timber production, and climate regulation. It has been influenced by changes induced by humans, for example, our increasing demand for timber and bioenergy, the increase in nitrogen (N) deposition and CO2 concentrations due to industrialization, and climate change which has caused an increase in global temperature and extreme events such as storms. READ MORE

  5. 5. Investigating the Relation between Efficient, Effective and Sustainable Remediation of Contaminated Sites

    University dissertation from Gothenburg : Chalmers tekniska högskola

    Author : Robert Anderson; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; decision support; sustainability assessment; efficient remediation; multi-criteria decision analysis; contaminated sites; cost-benefit analysis; effective remediation;

    Abstract : Remediation of contaminated sites reduces negative impacts to humans and the environment, but the process itself is typically associated with high costs to society and large environmental footprints. The sustainable remediation concept has, over the past decade, brought increased attention to the often-overlooked contradictory effects of site remediation. READ MORE