Search Results

You are looking at 21 - 30 of 58 items for :

  • "performance" x
  • Environmental Studies x
  • All content x
Clear All
Restricted access

Phil Tattersall

each negotiated their own pathway to understanding. Community teams were encouraged to introduce their own ideas and methods, for example, use of art, performance, film, or story to interpret and present findings. The methodology is therefore open to a

Restricted access

Marian Simon-Rojo, Inés Morales Bernardos, and Jon Sanz Landaluze

and seeking an agroecological transition in the Madrid region. Its core aim is to improve the performance of the different collectives and articulate common demands to the local and regional governments. In many senses, it has progressed the work

Restricted access

New Horizons for Sustainable Architecture

Hydro-Logical Design for the Ecologically Responsive City

Brook Muller

improve building performance. Figure 7 Hyphae Design Lab’s approach inspires a conceptual design sequence for hybridizing the environmental and equipmental that may be described as (1) The typical condition: a box (for mechanical equipment) sits atop a box

Restricted access

Natural Resources by Numbers

The Promise of “El uno por mil” in Ecuador’s Yasuní-ITT Oil Operations

Amelia Fiske

matter in new ways. Numbers are used to assess performance or to claim and demonstrate compliance with regulation. Extensive scholarship on technologies such as the audit has demonstrated that new means of performing accountability can both enable and

Restricted access

Extractive Conservation

Peasant Agroecological Systems as New Frontiers of Exploitation?

Anne Cristina de la Vega-Leinert and Peter Clausing

food and energy demand, thereby “sparing land” for conservation. This strategy is embedded in a macro-scale approach to sustainability that emphasizes efficiency, 4 where spatial segregation enables landscape monofunctionality and a higher performance

Open access

A Crystal Ball for Forests?

Analyzing the Social-Ecological Impacts of Forest Conservation and Management over the Long Term

Daniel C. Miller, Pushpendra Rana, and Catherine Benson Wahlén

numerical, representations that can be used to compare, evaluate, and rank performance, as well as set standards against which to measure performance. Indicators can be used at multiple spatial and temporal scales, from national indicators like gross

Open access

Plastic Packaging, Food Supply, and Everyday Life

Adopting a Social Practice Perspective in Social-Ecological Research

Lukas Sattlegger, Immanuel Stieß, Luca Raschewski, and Katharina Reindl

. Machines can take over human work and displace practices, or they can influence the way in which practices persist or change without directly participating as elements within their performance. For Morley (2017: 83 ), the inclusion of these more indirect

Open access

New Materialist Approaches to Fisheries

The Birth of “Bycatch”

Lauren Drakopulos

tend to hang together” (2002: 5) and the “performances of an object may collaborate and even depend on one another” (1999: 83). In other words, objects and practices exist in relation to one another, but tensions arise when their material realities

Restricted access

Katharina Seebaß

consequence of the heat ( Patz et al. 2005 ; Robine et al. 2008 ). Extreme heat events entail certain costs for a country; they have an effect on the work performance and productivity of individuals, resulting in a reduction of gross domestic product (GDP

Restricted access

Explicating Ecoculture

Tracing a Transdisciplinary Focal Concept

Melissa M. Parks

from narrow ideas within strict boundaries of nationalism, language, ethnicity, and tradition, to broader “sites of struggle,” through which “the social order is maintained, challenged, produced, and reproduced, in the performance of various social