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Cover for Beyond politics, knowledge bridge in Indus Basin.

The 'Informing Change in the Indus Basin' is a DFID funded project under the South Asia Water Governance Programme. Throughout the project, the International Water Management Institute and its partners have been engaged with media across the Basin, to expose journalists to key research, and explore ...

Author(s)
Nicol, A.; Nair, N.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247954)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate change: the ultimate one health challenge.

This chapter provides an overview of the impacts of climate change and the shared benefits of diverse collaborations to adapt to this important threat to animal, man and environmental health.

Author(s)
Stephen, C.; Duncan, C.; Pollock, S.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A one health perspective for integrated human and animal sanitation, nutrient recycling and climate change.

In this chapter, the authors present their experiences in developing a conceptual framework for integrated health and environmental assessment, combining health status, physical, socio-economic and cultural environments to improve health and minimize environmental impact. Highlights focused on how...

Author(s)
Hung Nguyen-Viet; Cissé, G.; Phuc Pham-Duc; Vi Nguyen; Tanner, M.; Odermatt, P.; Tu Vu-Van; Hoang Van Minh; Zurbrügg, C.; Schelling, E.; Zinsstag, J.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for One Health: the theory and practice of integrated health approaches.

The second edition of this book contains 32 chapters divided into 4 main sections that discuss the theoretical foundations of One Health; methods, skills and perspectives for the practice of One Health; the application of One Health in infectious and non-infectious diseases and governance and...

Author(s)
Zinsstag, J.; Schelling, E.; Crump, L.; Whittaker, M.; Tanner, M.; Stephen, C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book
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Cover for The green cities movement: progress and future challenges.

This chapter is divided into three parts (topped and tailed by a prologue and an epilogue). Part 1 discusses the importance of language, and part 2 considers the green environment in its widest terms. Part 3, which is biased towards the role of the biological sciences, describes the future...

Author(s)
Kelcey, J. G.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242607)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ecology of urban climates: the need for landscape biophysics in cities.

This chapter reviews and evaluate the climatic and ecological parallels between urbanization and climate change, with an emphasis on temperature and its effects on terrestrial ectotherms, a group of organisms thought to be particularly sensitive to climate change. Information is provided on...

Author(s)
Youngsteadt, E.; Terando, A. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242607)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The pattern of grain prices.

This chapter starts with an examination of international food prices in general, and then discusses the pattern of prices of the three most important food grains: maize, wheat and rice. It then focuses on one particular period - that of 1996 to 2008. It attempts to identify the many and various...

Author(s)
McClintock, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394842)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Peach and nectarine.

This chapter describes the origin, current areas of production, maturity and harvest indexes, quality and consumer preferences, fruit composition and health benefits, fruit physiological characteristics, harvesting handling, packinghouse handling, chilling injury, physical damage, temperature...

Author(s)
Crisosto, C. H.; Echeverría, G.; Manganaris, G. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247176)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The time frame in butterfly biology systems.

This chapter briefly examines the butterfly fossil record, models of larval host plant-butterfly coevolution, and reconstructions of butterfly phylogenies and butterfly taxonomic origins amid massive changes in global climate, 'co-evolution' with their larval host plants, and implications of host...

Author(s)
Dennis, R. L. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243574)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction.

This chapter provides an overview of some of the major ecological disasters that occurred and their negative effects to the environment. The impacts of climate change, increased human morbidity and ecotoxicity to the ecological balance are discussed and the importance of well established protocols, ...

Author(s)
D'Mello, J. P. F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245189)
Type
Book chapter

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