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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 Climate change and tourism sustainability - the Red Queen Theory: tourists as climate refugees.

This chapter encapsulates the climate change debate within the context of coastal tourism destinations throughout the world, providing examples of some of the threats and advantages for such significant changes. It also indicates that the Red Queen Theory seems suited to the current debates on...

Author(s)
Jenkins, I.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The viability of swidden agriculture and its uncertain role in REDD+.

The first part of this chapter summarizes how swiddening, also called shifting agriculture and slash-and-burn agriculture, may still be a viable and relevant form of livelihood and food production in some locations and situations, particularly in Southeast Asia. In many parts of the world, shifting ...

Author(s)
Ziegler, A. D.; Borstein, D.; Yuen JiaQi
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391797)
Type
Book chapter
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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
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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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Cover for Immunization and tannins in livestock enteric methane amelioration.

The complexity of the rumen microbial ecosystem supports the efficient conversion of various carbohydrates to volatile fatty acids for fulfilling host energy requirement via stepwise disposal of hydrogen (H2) through the reduction of carbon dioxide (CO2) to methane (CH4). Although, this mechanism...

Author(s)
Uyeno, Y.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644325)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Feed-based approaches in enteric methane amelioration.

Mitigation of methane (CH4) emissions from ruminants is necessary not only from the global warming point of view but also for saving dietary energy. Livestock being the significant contributors to the anthropogenic CH4 pool have remained the prime target of global research for the past two decades, ...

Author(s)
Malik, P. K.; Bhatta, R.; Soren, N. M.; Sejian, V.; Mech, A.; Prasad, K. S.; Prasad, C. S.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644325)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Summary.

This chapter summarizes the full content of this book where contributors have addressed various aspects of livestock production vis-à-vis climate change. Improving livestock production and productivity is the need of the hour to accomplish the ever increasing demand of the populace. Climate change...

Author(s)
Malik, P. K.; Bhatta, R.; Saravanan, M.; Baruah, L.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644325)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate change and integrated crop-livestock systems in temperate-humid regions of North and South America: mitigation and adaptation.

This chapter focuses on the types of integrated crop-livestock systems in North and South America and reviews soil organic C sequestration and greenhouse gas emissions in integrated crop-livestock systems. The impact of climate change on integrated crop-livestock systems are discussed and prospects ...

Author(s)
Franzluebbers, A. J.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642895)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Adaptation of mixed crop-livestock systems in Asia.

This chapter focuses on the the current situation of mixed crop-livestock systems in Asia. The impacts of climate change and adaptation of crop-livestock systems are discussed and approaches to mitigating greenhouse gases through managing integrated farming systems are highlighted.

Author(s)
Hou FuJiang
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642895)
Type
Book chapter

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