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Cover for The economics of tourism in national parks and protected areas.

This chapter discusses the economic role that tourism in parks and protected areas play in regional economies. It then looks at how visitation to parks is translated into local economic activity and how this is measured. Several examples (from Australia, Canada, Belize, and the USA) of the...

Author(s)
Moisey, R. N.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995892)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Economics of livestock disease insurance - principles, issues and worldwide cases.

This chapter presents an overview of the economic effects of animal diseases and includes an introduction to succeeding chapters on disease prevention, control and management; development of insurance programmes and case studies on disease management in Australia, Canada, Europe and the USA.

Author(s)
Hoag, D. L.; Thilmany D. D.; Koontz, S. R.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990774)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Finding a pad in paradise: amenity migration effects on Whistler, British Columbia.

This chapter presents a case study of the implications of amenity migration on housing supply and availability in the mountain resort community of Whistler, British Columbia, Canada. Specifically, it (i) describes trends in the growth and magnitude of amenity migration to Whistler; (ii) summarizes...

Author(s)
Moore, S. R.; Williams, P. W.; Gill, A.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990842)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cultural survival and environmental degradation in the mountains of the Secwepemc.

This chapter describes amenity migration to the mountain area known to the Secwepemc as Skwelkwekwelt (British Columbia, Canada), and its environmental and socioeconomic impacts. The chapter gives an insight into the struggle of for cultural survival of an indigenous people, the Secwepemc,...

Author(s)
Billy, J. R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990842)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The Alaska cruise industry.

This chapter begins with a review of the evolution of the Alaska cruise industry. Both Canadian and US entrepreneurs and firms played roles in the development of this market, although the context today is multinational. This leads to a discussion of the economic impacts of the Alaska cruise...

Author(s)
Munro, J. M.; Gill, W. G.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The economic role of Arctic tourism.

Arctic tourism plays an increasingly significant role in the local and national economies of the eight nations (Canada, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, Russia, Sweden, and the USA) that ring the Arctic region. This chapter outlines each nation's approach to Arctic tourism development,...

Author(s)
Snyder, J. M.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932473)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Agritourism.

This book presents the depth of the new wave of agritourism apparent around the world. This book consists of four parts. The first section is an introduction to the economics of agritourism; it introduces the role of organization, management, logistics, safety, marketing, finance, economics and...

Author(s)
Sznajder, M.; Przezbórska, L.; Scrimgeour, F.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934828)
Type
Book
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Piscirickettsia</i>, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Francisella</i> and epitheliocystis.

In this chapter, the aetiological agent, geographical distribution, epidemiology, host range, economic importance, transmission, genomic structure, control, and treatment of Piscirickettsia, Francisella and Epitheliocystis were presented.

Author(s)
Arkush, K. D.; Bartholomew, J. L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935542)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The economics of regulation in agriculture: compliance with public and private standards.

This volume investigates the cost implications and competitiveness effects resulting from regulations and standards in the fields of environment, human health and animal welfare and production-linked rules of "good agricultural conditions" for a range of agricultural products in the EU, USA, Canada ...

Author(s)
Brouwer, F.; Fox, G.; Jongeneel, R.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935573)
Type
Book
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Cover for Trade effects of environmental and animal welfare standards in the hog sectors of the EU, US and Canada.

This chapter explores the trade effects of environmental regulations (related to reducing water pollution from excess nitrogen) and animal welfare standards in the pig sectors of the EU, USA and Canada. It is revealed that total compliance costs with the Nitrates Directive by pig producers in the...

Author(s)
Roest, K. de; Winsten, J.; Rajsic, P.; Dillen, K.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935573)
Type
Book chapter

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