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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 Best practices: lessons learned from the case studies.

The 32 case studies in this volume demonstrate the rich array of approaches used to pursue sustainable tourism adopted by the private sector in protected areas across Africa. This chapter aims to synthesise and highlight the best practices achieved and the lessons learned from these case studies,...

Author(s)
Snyman, S.; Spenceley, A.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393555)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Principles of cattle production.

This third edition of Principles of Cattle Production describes existing cattle production systems in detail and examines many of the concerns, the difficulties in changing existing systems and how they can become more sustainable. This book has twelve chapters that will address these production...

Author(s)
Phillips, C. J. C.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392701)
Type
Book
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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 Capacity building for sustainable development.

This book provides a comprehensive analysis of how to build capacity in tackling many sustainable development problems in Africa. The book's approach is both theoretical and applied. It offers methods of operationalizing sustainable development and sustainability theories and explores capacity...

Author(s)
James, V.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646169)
Type
Book
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Cover for BERAS - a global network of food systems with examples from Sweden, Haiti, Tanzania and India.

Adopting a food systems approach in practice starts from recognizing that food systems serve the basic human needs of food and drink needed to sustain human life, but also serve wider cultural needs. The food systems approach helps organic food and farming by making interdependencies more apparent, ...

Author(s)
Hertwig, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399601)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Environmental resources and the hotel industry: the case of Slovenia.

This chapter explores the capacity of environmental resources to become a competitive advantage for the hotel industry, making an application to Slovenia. The chapter investigates whether hotel managers perceive environmental management techniques as a competitive factor of this business, and the...

Author(s)
Mihalič, T.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646978)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Reducing the environmental impact of poultry production.

This paper discusses the environmental impacts of poultry production and analyses the system using life cycle assessment (LCA) and carbon footprints. Further, the paper presents the impact categories, benefits of LCA, systems of poultry production in the developed world, and the main impacts of...

Author(s)
Williams, A.; Speller, D.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645308)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Poplars and willows for rural livelihoods and sustainable development.

This chapter presents case studies from around the world illustrating the economic, social, cultural and environmental impacts that poplars and willows have on food security, poverty alleviation and sustainable land use. As such, poplar and willow cultivation is an outstanding tool to contribute to ...

Author(s)
Kollert, W.; Carle, J.; Rosengren, L.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641089)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Environmental performance.

This chapter discusses the environmental performance (EP) of the tourism sector in some depth with reference to the complexities involved in EP measurement and management. It is indicated that while environmental Impacts, ecological significance and management have been examined quite extensively,...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939878)
Type
Book chapter

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