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Cover for Urban garden tourism.

This chapter highlights a number of urban programs related to gardens that rank as the most noteworthy of gardens' new directions in an urban milieu. New directions in garden tourism in urban areas are marked by reaching out to new audiences (where neighborhood demography is changing), community...

Author(s)
Benfield, R. W.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241761)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The effect of economic factors on the welfare of livestock and poultry.

This chapter describes how standards implemented by major meat buyers can be used to improve welfare, how different marketing systems can either improve welfare or make it worse, how to use incentive payments to improve welfare, the negative effects of biological overload of an animal on its...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245219)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A practical approach on sustainability for supply chain managers of meat, dairy, and other animal proteins.

This chapter discusses how grazing ruminants can be used to improve the environment, the principles of sustainability, animal welfare as a part of a sustainable system; development of supply chains where the origin of a meat product can be tracked and some programmes for renewable fuels that are...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245219)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Improving animal welfare: a practical approach.

The third edition of this book contains a total of 20 chapters (including 3 new chapters), including the implementation of an effective animal welfare programme; the importance of measurement to improve the welfare of livestock, poultry and fish; the social and ethical importance of agricultural...

ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245219)
Type
Book
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Cover for Future directions.

The purpose of this final chapter is to explore some of the key challenges facing farm animal production in general, and animal breeding and genetics in particular, and to discuss how livestock breeders might respond to ensure wide societal and animal benefits.

Author(s)
Simm, G.; Pollott, G.; Mrode, R.; Houston, R.; Marshall, K.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241723)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Aquaculture breeding.

This chapter reviews the state of play in aquaculture breeding and presents an outlook, together with opportunities and challenges, for this sector.

Author(s)
Simm, G.; Pollott, G.; Mrode, R.; Houston, R.; Marshall, K.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241723)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The valuation of ethical encounters with elephants.

This chapter sheds light on recent successes and challenges in achieving ethical standards of operation in elephant sanctuaries in Thailand. It is argued that elephant welfare in these sanctuaries needs to be maintained on the basis of economic sustainability, and that the key to economic...

Author(s)
Cui QingMing; Xu HongGang
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Freedom of movement and degrowth.

This chapter discusses the topic of freedom of movement from the point of view of tourism and degrowth. The study analyses different scientific and legal sources to give precise answers to three questions that will make it possible to rethink the meaning of freedom of movement in tourism: (a) how...

Author(s)
Pranskünienė, R.; Perkumienė, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245073)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Growing degrowth-oriented tourism? CSR certified tour operators as change agents.

This chapter acknowledges the substantial role tour operators play in the tourism industry as intermediaries bundling different individual tourism offerings together. The study adopts an evolutionary approach through the analyses of tour operators' sustainability and audit reports and investigates...

Author(s)
Panzer-Krause, S.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245073)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction.

This introductory chapter identifies the effects that the current COVID-19 pandemic has had on the global tourism industry and remarks that the unplanned downscaling of social and economic activity due to COVID-19 cannot be associated with degrowth. It also highlights the differences between...

Author(s)
Andriotis, K.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245073)
Type
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