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Cover for Pilgrimage, religious tourism, biodiversity, and natural sacred sites.

This chapter examines the impacts of pilgrimage and religious tourists on natural sacred sites. After discussing the views of the environment held by various religious groups and the tensions between secular and religious modes of environmentalism, definitions and different types of natural sacred...

Author(s)
Olsen, D. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241600)
Type
Book chapter
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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
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Cover for Nutritional indicators to assess the sustainability of the Mediterranean diet.

There is increasing evidence of the multiple effects of diets on public health nutrition, society and environment. Sustainability and food security are closely inter-related. The traditional Mediterranean diet (MD) is recognized as a healthier dietary pattern with a lower environmental impact. As a ...

Author(s)
Donini, L. M.; Dernini, S.; Lairon, D.; Serra-Majem, L.; Amiot-Carlin, M. J.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biotic resistance and island susceptibility hypotheses.

The biotic resistance hypothesis sensu stricto is also known as the diversity-invasibility hypothesis. It proposes that ecosystems with high biodiversity are more resistant against non-native species than ecosystems with lower biodiversity. It is a classic hypothesis of the field and our systematic ...

Author(s)
Jeschke, J. M.; Debille, S.; Lortie, C. J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647647)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Swidden agriculture and sloping land conversion in China's Dulong Valley: impact and adaptation.

The implementation of the Sloping Land Conversion Programme (SLCP) has converted the traditional swidden agriculture practiced in Dulong Valley, Yunnan, China. This chapter discusses the negative impacts of the SLCP on agricultural land use and agrobiodiversity, livelihoods and ethnic culture in...

Author(s)
Shen ShiCai; Li DiYu; Zhang FuDou; Xu GaoFeng; Wilkes, A.; Yin Lun; Jin GuiMei
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391797)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Impacts on the environment.

This chapter deals with the impact of parthenium weed (Parthenium hysterophorus) on the environment, more specifically, the negative impact of the weed on soil properties, and the above- and below-ground community biodiversity, including fauna, flora and microorganisms. Also, the chapter...

Author(s)
Witt, A.; Belgeri, A.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780645254)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for High nature value farming: environmental practices for rural sustainability.

This chapter focuses on possible transition pathways towards sustainable agriculture through an understanding of the environmental, social, cultural and economic advantages of 'high nature value farming' (HNVF) and its implications for European regions. The overall objective is to explore how the...

Author(s)
Peneva, M.; Draganova, M.; Gonzalez, C.; Diaz, M.; Mishev, P.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642192)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Legume-based green manure crops.

Legume-based green manures (LGMs) are crops that are grown with the specific purpose of improving soil quality and consequently the long-term productivity of crops. Although the traditional focus has been on the supply of nitrogen (N) to the system, they have a wide range of potential benefits that ...

Author(s)
Baddeley, J. A.; Pappa, V. A.; Pristeri, A.; Bergkvist, G.; Monti, M.; Reckling, M.; Schläfke, N.; Watson, C. A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644981)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Miscanthus</i> species.

This chapter focuses on Miscanthus and explores the following aspects that affects its efficiency as an energy crop: (i) agronomic aspects of the genus in relation to cultivation for feedstock production; (ii) its interaction with the environment, impact on landscape, land utilization and...

Author(s)
Anzoua, K. G.; Yamada, T.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938857)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Willow.

This chapter provides an overview of the biology and taxonomy of willows (Salix sp.), describes a short presentation of production systems and breeding issues with respect to willow use as biomass crop, and discusses environmental and landscape design issues including the possibility for...

Author(s)
Weih, M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938857)
Type
Book chapter

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