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Cover for Coastal areas and the sea.

This chapter explores the concept of sustainable tourism in relation to coastal areas and marine environments. It considers: (i) how coastal resorts can be developed in ways that are more sustainable; and (ii) the regeneration of established seaside resorts. Also discussed are sustainability...

Author(s)
Swarbrooke, J.
ISBN
1999 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851993140)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The war of the plants: botanical exchange and agricultural conquest of the New World during colonial times.

The paper discusses the progression from primordial images of the tropical forest of the New World following the arrival of Spanish conquerors in South America - which were mainly mythical and religious - to the more secular view which evolved as the forests were exploited for spices, timbers, and...

Author(s)
Amodio, E.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994192)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Social and environmental determining factors of forest fire history: the case of eastern Andalusia, 1840-1890.

In eastern Andalusia (Spain), forest fires have historically been used by rural communities to protest against the process of privatizing the ownership and use of public woodlands since the 19th century. This is demonstrated by the close correlation between the incidence of the privatization...

Author(s)
Cruz Artacho, S.; Gonzales de Molina, M.; Núñez Delgado, M.; Ortega, A.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994192)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Common woodlands in Mediterranean societies: commercial management versus forms of peasant resistance in Andalusia (Spain), 1750-1930.

The common woodlands of Andalusia (southern Spain) ceased their socioeconomic function for the surrounding communities in the mid-18th century, when they became subject to forestry legislation whose objective was market production (associated with national or international industry), thus limiting...

Author(s)
Ortega Santos, A.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994192)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Forest policy and public forest production in Spain, 1855-1936.

This chapter deals with Spanish forest history between 1855 and 1936, and specifically addresses forest policy and forest production, neither of which can be considered separately. Forest policy is divided into four stages (1855-75, 1875-1900, 1900-24, 1924-36), and the main features of each are...

Author(s)
Gallego Martínez, D.; Jiménez Blanco, J. I.; Sebastián Amarilla, J. A.; Zambrana Pineda, J. F.; Zapata Blanco, S.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994192)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Economic policy and forest resources in Spain: the case of the province of Pontevedra, 1926-1956.

During the first decades of the 20th century in Spain, the economic policy was a nationalist and protectionist policy aiming to achieve economic self-sufficiency. In this era (1900-36), official reforestation began, and in 1926, by decree, a provincial consortium for reforestation was created and...

Author(s)
Rico Boquete, E.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994192)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The Muniellos Forests (Asturias, Spain) in history.

This chapter presents a local-scale study of the forests that constitute the Muniellos Integral Reserve in Spain (5542 ha), which can be considered as one of the best forest areas in Europe. Its historical evolution as a rural estate is described from several points of view: (i) property and...

Author(s)
Pablo Torrente, J.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994192)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Some aspects of forest management in Spain from the 16th to the 19th century.

Some aspects of historical forest management (both coppice and high forest) are analysed from local by-laws of several Spanish councils and leasing documents. Ancient management practices in stands of different species are evaluated, comparing them with some forest conservation already undertaken...

Author(s)
Manuel, C. M.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994192)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The wine regime.

The environmental implications of wine production in the EU are explored. Some of the main features of the global trade in wine are described, followed by an analysis of the Common Market Organization for wine. The principal characteristics of wine production that determine its environmental impact ...

Author(s)
Rosell, J.; Viladomiu, L.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993546)
Type
Conference paper; Book chapter
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Cover for The olive oil regime.

The key environmental issues concerning olive production and the CAP support regime are identified. The main options for change are reviewed and evaluated. Particular reference is made to literature and research from Spain and Italy. Following an introduction, sections cover: production patterns in ...

Author(s)
Beaufoy, G.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993546)
Type
Conference paper; Book chapter

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