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Cover for Acidification of tropical soils under forest and continuous cropping in Thailand and Indonesia.

In the present study, the effects of continuous cropping on soil acidification were assessed by quantifying proton budgets in a soil-vegetation system including solute leaching, vegetation uptake and soil organic matter (SOM) decomposition in croplands and adjacent forests in Thailand and...

Author(s)
Fujii, K.; Hayakawa, C.; Funakawa, S.; Kosaki, T.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642109)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Interview 8: the television journalist.

This chapter relates the experience of a television journalist in presenting videos of cruelty to cattle in the Australian live cattle export trade. Broadcast of the animal cruelty in May 2011 resulted in the suspension of the live cattle export trade from Australia to Indonesia.

Author(s)
Ferguson, S.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939830)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Shifting sources of agricultural growth in Indonesia: a regional analysis.

This chapter examines provincial level agricultural total factor productivity (TFP) growth in Indonesia based on Fisher-ideal quantity index estimates. It finds that Indonesian agriculture exhibited divergent patterns of regional growth in the 1985-2005 post-Green Revolution period. The results...

Author(s)
Rada, N. E.; Fuglie, K. O.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939212)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Destination crisis management.

This chapter discusses the significance and importance of tourism crisis management; the reasons for the need for disaster planning in tourism destinations; the types of disasters and disaster impacts; the threats to tourists; and the functions of crisis management. It then presents cases of...

Author(s)
Pennington-Gray, L.; Pizam, A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937621)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tropical fruit flies (Tephritidae: Dacinae) of South-East Asia: Indomalaya to North-West Australasia.

The species within the Tribe Dacini, from Indomalaya to north-west Australasia, are described and illustrated. In all, 423 species are recorded from this region and treated under four genera, Bactrocera (with 18 subgenera), Dacus (with five subgenera), Ichneumonopsis and Monacrostichus. One new...

Author(s)
Drew, R. A. I.; Romig, M. C.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640358)
Type
Book
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Cover for Climate change - coral reefs and dive tourism in South-east Asia.

This chapter discusses the implications of global climate change on dive tourism in South East Asia, focusing on the Coral Triangle sites of Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines and Thailand. These implications will differ according to the nature of the reefs in the area under consideration, the ...

Author(s)
Dearden, P.; Manopawitr, P.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935481)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Learning to build resilient coastal communities: post-tsunami recovery in Sri Lanka and Indonesia.

Vulnerability to natural hazards and other environmental risks is frequently discussed at a conceptual/theoretical level but rarely investigated systematically. This study identifies the key factors, as documented in the literature and supported by substantiated primary data, that have contributed...

Author(s)
Larsen, R. K.; Thomalla, F.; Miller, F.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936181)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for From local to global (and back): towards glocal ethnographies of cultural tourism.

This chapter focuses on tour guides as key vehicles through which local-to-global flows are articulated. Understanding how and why these cultural mediators create, negotiate and transform the meanings of cultural heritage for tourists and local people reveals new insights about how processes of...

Author(s)
Salazar, N. B.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935184)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Social vulnerability to coastal hazards in South-east Asia: a synthesis of research insights.

Several decades of research on natural hazards have produced a large range of insights on the complex and interacting factors contributing to hazard vulnerability. Despite these insights and the efforts of the disaster risk reduction and humanitarian communities, reducing vulnerability to coastal...

Author(s)
Zou, L.; Thomalla, F.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936181)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Community-based tourism in Asia.

This chapter examines evaluation criteria and steps towards community-based tourism (CBT) development to guide the development of more effective community tourism in Asia. The criteria to evaluate successful CBT suggested by the professionals were summarized into six main factors: (1) CBT should...

Author(s)
Rocharungsat, P.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934477)
Type
Book chapter

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