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Cover for Climate change and infectious fish diseases.

This book contains topics on the role of climatic factors on the epidemiology, prevalence, distribution, prevention and control of fish diseases. The 25 chapters that are divided into three main parts that discuss freshwater ecosystems and biological sequestrations of atmospheric carbon dioxide;...

Author(s)
Woo, P. T. K.; Leong, J. A.; Buchmann, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243277)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for An overview with discussions on freshwater and marine ecosystems in North America.

This chapter presents an overview (both and current) on climate change and non-infectious and infectious fish disorders. Highlight of this chapter focused on the following: weather and climate change, atmospheric warming and atmospheric carbon dioxide, milankovitch cycles, seasonal changes,...

Author(s)
Strychar, K. B.; Sammarco, P. W.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393982)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Behaviour including fish migration.

This chapter discussed how climate change can induce behaviour-environment mismatches in fish. Highlights of the chapter focused on how maladaptive behaviours, or behavioural disorders, may arise in response to climate change including increased water temperature, carbon dioxide and decreased...

Author(s)
Lennox, R. J.; Brownscombe, J. W.; Elvidge, C. K.; Harrison, P.; Peiman, K.; Raby, G. D.; Cooke, S. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393982)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ionic regulation.

In this chapter the effect of climate change on ionoregulation in fishes was discussed. Ionoregulation in fishes is essential for survival and success, and osmoregulatory failure is often observed as a precursor to death. The two main climate change factors that are considered in this chapter are:...

Author(s)
Wilson, J. M.; Guerreiro, P. M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393982)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Energy use, greenhouse gas emissions and global warming.

This chapter focuses on another main pathway through which global environmental change has impacted human and environmental health: our use of energy, particularly when produced from non-renewable, carbon-based fuel sources. It presents historical data showing the increasing rates of energy use...

Author(s)
Cole, J.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241648)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Spread.

This chapter deals with how parthenium weed (Parthenium hysterophorus), with a humble origin in the neotropics, has ended up as a global weed with a pantropical distribution spreading across about 48 countries in the last five to six decades. The chapter specifically deals with the spread pathways...

Author(s)
Asad Shabbir; McConnachie, A.; Adkins, S. W.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780645254)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cattle production and the environment.

This chapter discussed the different environmental management that would minimize or prevent harm on the environment due to cattle production. Highlights focused on controlling emissions and land degradation, managing input-output balances on cattle farms, efficient fertilizing of cattle grassland, ...

Author(s)
Phillips, C. J. C.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392701)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Termites and a changing climate.

To understand how termites react to changing climatic conditions, it is important to first explore what termites are and the parameters that control their bio-ecology. This chapter first reviews the factors that limit termite behaviour, including food, water, reproduction, and dispersal. It then...

Author(s)
Ewart, D.; Nunes, L.; Troya, T. de; Kutnik, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645377)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate outlook.

This chapter discusses some of the effects of global climate change highlighted by the IPCC that are most likely to impact agrarian communities in the tropics including: rising temperature; rising sea levels; increased atmospheric CO2; increased/decreased rainfall amount; more intense rainfall and...

Author(s)
Finley, S.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646862)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Carbon footprints of food of animal origin.

Animal production contributes substantially to global greenhouse gas emissions (about 14.5%). So-called carbon footprints (CFs) consider the greenhouse gas potential of climate-relevant gases (e.g. CO2 × 1; CH4 × 23; N2O × 296), which is given in carbon dioxide (CO2)-equivalent g-1 or kg-1 of...

Author(s)
Flachowsky, G.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644325)
Type
Book chapter

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