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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 Genetic technologies focused on poverty? A case study of genetically improved tilapia (GMT) in the Philippines.

This chapter examines the potential of genetics-based technologies to enhance the livelihoods of poor people in developing countries, in the context of current development paradigms. Issues related to impacts on production and producers, fish consumers, and on employment opportunities, are...

Author(s)
Mair, G. C.; Clarke, G. J. C.; Morales, E. J.; Sevilleja, R. C.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995656)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for History of biotechnology, genetics and selective breeding in aquaculture and fisheries.

This chapter discusses the history of biotechnology, genetics and selective breeding in aquaculture and fisheries dating back from 2000 years or more in China where mutations and phenotypic variantions in carp was already noticed by fish farmers and to the Roman Empire. The chronological...

Author(s)
Dunham, R. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936518)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The role of tilapia culture in rural development.

This paper discusses the role of tilapia culture in rural development in Asia (Philippines, Thailand, Bangladesh and other Asian countries), Africa, and in Latin America and the Caribbean. It is stated that rural aquaculture is a multi-disciplinary practice, involving technical, socioeconomic, and...

Author(s)
El-Sayed, A. F. M.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990149)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourist interactions with sharks.

This chapter explores the biophysical and socio-economic contexts of shark-based tourism, focusing on whale shark watching. It examines the historical evolution of attitudes towards sharks; describes whale shark tourism in key locations (Phuket, Thailand; Ningaloo Reef, Australia; Gladden Spit,...

Author(s)
Dearden, P.; Topelko, K. N.; Ziegler, J.
ISBN
2007 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933456)
Type
Book chapter

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