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Cover for Batteries.

This chapter describes batteries and their installed capacity; and discusses the environmental impacts of using these batteries, including: resource depletion; global warming; ecological toxicity; and human toxicity.

Author(s)
Henderson, P. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392015)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Peach and nectarine.

This chapter describes the origin, current areas of production, maturity and harvest indexes, quality and consumer preferences, fruit composition and health benefits, fruit physiological characteristics, harvesting handling, packinghouse handling, chilling injury, physical damage, temperature...

Author(s)
Crisosto, C. H.; Echeverría, G.; Manganaris, G. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247176)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ecology of urban climates: the need for landscape biophysics in cities.

This chapter reviews and evaluate the climatic and ecological parallels between urbanization and climate change, with an emphasis on temperature and its effects on terrestrial ectotherms, a group of organisms thought to be particularly sensitive to climate change. Information is provided on...

Author(s)
Youngsteadt, E.; Terando, A. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242607)
Type
Book chapter
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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
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Cover for Vibriosis.

The taxonomy, phylogenetics, pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment, prevention, control and effect of global warming on Vibrio spp. infections in turbot, sea bass, sea bream and cod are described.

Author(s)
Amaro, C.; Fouz, B.; Sanjuán, E.; Romalde, J. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243277)
Type
Book chapter
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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 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 A rapidly changing climate in an era of increasing global carbon emissions.

This chapter discusses the reason why there should be a drastic reduction of GHG emissions. Environmental economists support a system of 'negative emissions' up till 2050 in order to limit warming to 2°C over pre-industrial levels by the end of the century. It is suggested that huge capital...

Author(s)
Galdies, C.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Conclusion: transforming tourism.

This chapter addresses the question of whether the mainstream tourism industry can be transformed and whether it can adopt a circular approach. It also argues that tourism cannot be measured by standard economic models, and that adoption of measures such as the Economy for the Common Good could...

Author(s)
Smith, J.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394194)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Hydroelectric generation.

This chapter discusses hydroelectric generation in Europe. The paper also explores the capacity and the ecological impacts of hydroelectric generation, including: land use and habitat destruction, water use, wildlife impacts, and life-cycle global warming emissions from hydroelectric plants.

Author(s)
Henderson, P. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392015)
Type
Book chapter

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