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Cover for Public policies and tourist saturation in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro.

This chapter deals with the touristification and tourism saturation in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro. The data presented here were collected during the preparation period of the city for mega-events and, in particular, during the World Cup in 2014 and the 2016 Olympic Games. The chapter begins with ...

Author(s)
Cunha, N. V. da
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The travelling favela: cosmopolitanisms from above and from below.

This chapter reflects upon the potentialities and limits of tourism in transforming local residents and their worldviews in the context of economic inequality and social segregation in the touristic favela (an urban slum) at Morro Pereira da Silva, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It does so by confronting...

Author(s)
Freire-Medeiros, B.; Cohen, G.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643922)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ethanol poisoning in cattle by ingestion of waste beer yeast in Brazil.

This article describes the clinical signs and diagnosis of natural and experimental ethanol poisoning in cattle in Piraí, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil [date not given]. Although waste beer yeast is used in cattle feeding, it can also lead to intoxication.

Author(s)
Peixoto, P. V.; Brust, L. A. C.; Brito, M. F.; França, T. N.; Malafaia, P.; Tokarnia, C. H.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Chemical analysis of toxic principles in preparations of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ruta graveolens</i> and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Petiveria alliacea</i>.

Studies were conducted to determine the chemical composition of preparations from the leaves of Petiveria alliacea and Ruta graveolens and correlate chemical compositions with their toxicological effects. Plants of both species were grown and collected in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Fresh leaves of...

Author(s)
Amaral, A. C. F.; Silva, J. R. de A.; Falcão, D. Q.; Ferreirinha, L. G.; Santos, A. R. dos; Araújo, R. B.; Ferreira, J. L. P.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Similarities between non-neoplastic urinary bladder lesions in bovine enzootic hematuria and those induced by radiotherapy in humans.

This chapter presents a study aiming to establish a parallel between unreported non-neoplastic vesicular lesions observed in cattle affected by bovine enzootic haematuria (BEH) with those that occur in the bladders of humans subjected to radiotherapy or accidentally exposed to radiation. 90...

Author(s)
Oliveira, L. G.; França, T. N.; Oliveira, L. I.; Peixoto, P. V.; Brito, M. F.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Lewia chlamidosporiformans</i>, a mycoherbicide for control of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Euphorbia heterophylla</i>: isolate selection and mass production.

The potential of the fungus Lewia chlamidosporiformans Vieira and Barreto as a biological control agent for wild poinsettia, Euphorbia heterophylla L., a noxious invader of soybean fields in Brazil, is being assessed. One isolate was selected from nine that were tested as being the most aggressive...

Author(s)
Vieira, B. S.; Nechet, K. L.; Barreto, R. W.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845935061)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Understanding use and users at Itatiaia National Park, Brazil.

This paper reports on a research conducted to understand the relationship between visitor characteristics, behaviour and ecological impacts based on a case study in Itatiaia National Park (INP), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Impacts at overnight camp sites are indeed due largely to visitor behaviour. The ...

Author(s)
Magro, T. C.; Barros, M. I. A. de
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998107)
Type
Book chapter

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