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Cover for Ethnic conflict: is heritage tourism part of the solution or part of the problem?

This chapter examines a general assumption that the development of heritage tourism alleviates or mitigates ethnic and cultural divisions, and is an instrument for reconciliation. The chapter uses the cases of the island of Ireland, Newfoundland, Cyprus, Macedonia, South Africa and specific...

Author(s)
Ashworth, G.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643922)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A world garden survey.

This chapter presents an overview of gardens and garden tourism in different countries/regions of the world, namely: the USA and Canada, the UK, Europe, sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, Central and South America, South East Asia, North Africa and the Middle East, the former Soviet Union, China,...

Author(s)
Benfield, R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641959)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction.

This chapter provides an overview of the historical use of controlled atmosphere (CA) storage for fruits and vegetables; early knowledge of the effects of gases on crops; and CA research and commercial CA storage in France, USA, UK, Australia, Canada, China and Southeast Asia, Netherlands, India,...

Author(s)
Thompson, A. K.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936464)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Catchment and process studies in forest hydrology: implications for indicators of sustainable forest management.

This chapter reviews the results of studies, conducted in Australia, Kenya, Southern Africa, UK, Europe and Brazil, on the impacts of forest cover manipulation on water yield and quality of water from catchments. Indicators of sustainable forest management relevant to fluctuations of water quantity ...

Author(s)
Roberts, J.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993928)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Wilderness.

The present use of wilderness for ecotourism in the developing and developed world, the potential of wilderness to support ecotourism, and future management and conservation issues are discussed. Impacts of ecotourism are noted in the context of wilderness. Case studies of wilderness in the...

Author(s)
Hammitt, W. E.; Symmonds, M. C.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993683)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The voluntary sector.

This chapter looks at the role of public pressure groups, professional bodies, industry pressure groups, and voluntary trusts in the development of more sustainable forms of tourism. It is noted that each type of organization has factors that limit its potential contribution to sustainable tourism. ...

Author(s)
Swarbrooke, J.
ISBN
1999 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851993140)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cultural and interference methods.

This chapter describes the cultural method of insect pest control, which is affected by the manipulation of the environment in such a way as to render it unfavourable for the pest. This may be achieved through techniques such as crop rotation, hermetic storage systems, intercropping, manipulation...

Author(s)
Dent, D.
ISBN
2000 CABI (H ISBN 9780851993409)
Type
Book chapter

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