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Cover for One Health: the theory and practice of integrated health approaches.

The second edition of this book contains 32 chapters divided into 4 main sections that discuss the theoretical foundations of One Health; methods, skills and perspectives for the practice of One Health; the application of One Health in infectious and non-infectious diseases and governance and...

Author(s)
Zinsstag, J.; Schelling, E.; Crump, L.; Whittaker, M.; Tanner, M.; Stephen, C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book
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Cover for Tropical freshwater ecosystems, biota and anthropogenic activities with reference to South-East Asia.

This chapter focuses on changes due to anthropogenic activities, invasive fish species and changes in biodiversity in freshwater lakes and rivers in South East Asia. SE Asia's fresh waters are expected to be under increasing pressure from the region's rapidly growing human population. This will...

Author(s)
Liew JiaHuan; Lim, R. B. H.; Low BiWei; Mowe, M. A. D.; Ng TingHui; Zeng YiWen; Yeo, D. C. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243277)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ecological assessment, inventorying, and mapping in insect conservation.

This chapter focuses on the negative impacts of extreme weather events, failure of climate change mitigation and adaptation, natural disasters, water crises, biodiversity loss and ecosystem collapse and man-made environmental disasters on insect populations. Various factors that need to be...

Author(s)
Samways, M. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241686)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Surrogacy, bioindication, and monitoring in insect conservation.

This chapter focuses on the value of ecological surrogates in assessments used in conservation planning and implementation by providing information about ecological systems. The importance of bioindicators in insect conservation in indicating the state of insect and other biodiversity, impact of...

Author(s)
Samways, M. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241686)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Future-proofing the world of insects.

This chapter focuses on the adverse effects of global insect population fragmentation of the historic state, global climate change and many other adversely synergistic impacts on the current and future insect diversity. Some approaches to ensure the future success of insect conservation and their...

Author(s)
Samways, M. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241686)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Sustainable diets: linking nutrition and food systems.

This book takes a transdisciplinary approach and considers multisectoral actions, integrating health, agriculture, environment, economy, and socio-cultural issues, to comprehensively explore the topic of sustainable diets. Consideration is given to the multi-dimensional nature of diets and food...

Author(s)
Burlingame, B.; Dernini, S.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Indigenous food systems: contributions to sustainable food systems and sustainable diets.

Indigenous food systems are remarkable reservoirs of unique cultural knowledge grounded in historical legacy and spirituality that acknowledge the inextricable link of people with their sustainably managed resources. These sustainable food systems can provide essential understanding about...

Author(s)
Kuhnlein, H.; Eme, P.; Larrinoa, Y. F. de
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The link between environment and development.

This chapter presents the concept of sustainable development and discusses various aspects of the environment-development link. These include: the link between poverty, environment and development; the link between biodiversity and development; the link between poverty, deforestation, and...

Author(s)
Felix, M. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646169)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Plant biodiversity: monitoring, assessment and conservation.

This book contains 30 chapters focusing on the importance of plant biodiversity monitoring and assessment to help prevent species extinction, ecosystem collapse and solve problems in biodiversity conservation.

Author(s)
Ansari, A. A.; Gill, S. S.; Abbas, Z. K.; Naeem, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646947)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Invasive alien weed species: a threat to plant biodiversity.

Biological invasion is defined as the introduction (intentional or non-intentional), successful establishment, and potential spread of species outside their native range of habitat, and recognized as a threat to the economy, environment and biodiversity globally. Together, such species are regarded ...

Author(s)
Disha Jaggi; Mayank Varun; Saurabh Pagare; Niraj Tripathi; Meenal Rathore; Raghwendra Singh; Bhumesh Kumar
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646947)
Type
Book chapter

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