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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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A one health perspective for integrated human and animal sanitation, nutrient recycling and climate change.

In this chapter, the authors present their experiences in developing a conceptual framework for integrated health and environmental assessment, combining health status, physical, socio-economic and cultural environments to improve health and minimize environmental impact. Highlights focused on how...

Author(s)
Hung Nguyen-Viet; Cissé, G.; Phuc Pham-Duc; Vi Nguyen; Tanner, M.; Odermatt, P.; Tu Vu-Van; Hoang Van Minh; Zurbrügg, C.; Schelling, E.; Zinsstag, J.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate change: the ultimate one health challenge.

This chapter provides an overview of the impacts of climate change and the shared benefits of diverse collaborations to adapt to this important threat to animal, man and environmental health.

Author(s)
Stephen, C.; Duncan, C.; Pollock, S.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The way ahead: how animal genetic resources may contribute to a sustainable future.

This chapter describes the different challenges faced by livestock farming (including climate change and environmental impact) and the importance of directed animal breeding for preserving the biological diversity and sustainability of animal production under different management systems.

Author(s)
Alderson, L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247114)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Farm animal welfare: the future.

Science can help us understand what animals want and economics can provide the understanding of human motivation needed to deliver such wants. In our view, what needs further development in future is for economics and information/communication science and technology to channel awareness into...

Author(s)
Stott, A.; Ahmadi, B. V.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392312)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Effectiveness of existing climate smart agricultural practices in Tehuledere district, north-eastern Ethiopia.

This study sought to understand the effectiveness of existing climate smart agricultural (CSA) practices used by smallholder farmers in Tehuledere District, north-eastern Ethiopia, using empirical data collected over 3 months in 2016. Both qualitative and quantitative data were collected from...

Author(s)
Wassie, A. S.; Pauline, N. M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242966)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Animal health and welfare, human well-being, food security and sustainability.

This book chapter discusses the One Welfare framework which includes elements correlating the level of human well-being with animal welfare, farming environment and sustainable production practices. It focuses on farming and food-producing livestock, and includes the links between animal welfare...

Author(s)
Pinillos, R. G.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393845)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Climate change effects on urban pest insects.

This chapter discusses the possible effects of climate change on the population dynamics of insect pests in urban areas, and describes several key traits that are likely to govern the sensitivity of insect pests to climate change. It also describes the different types of insect pests. To be known...

Author(s)
Comont, R. F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645377)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Planetary health: human health in an era of global environmental change.

Planetary Health - the idea that human health and the health of the environment are inextricably linked - encourages the preservation and sustainability of natural systems for the benefit of human health. Drawing from disciplines such as public health, environmental science, evolutionary...

Author(s)
Cole, J.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241648)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Strategies for alleviating abiotic stress in livestock.

The livestock sector accounts for 40% of the world's agriculture gross domestic product (GDP). It employs 1.3 billion people and creates livelihoods for 1 billion of the population living in poverty. Climate change is seen as a major threat to the survival of many species and ecosystems, and the...

Author(s)
Sejian, V.; Iqbal Hyder; Malik, P. K.; Soren, N. M.; Mech, A.; Mishra, A.; Ravindra, J. P.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644325)
Type
Book chapter

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