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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 Environmental sustainability on tourism business enterprise: model and case.

This chapter focuses on the environmental responsibility of tourism business enterprises. It combines the existing literature with a selected case (the Sundarbans in Bangladesh) that has faced catastrophic environmental circumstances due to irresponsible business practices in recent times. After...

Author(s)
Hassan, A.; Krishnan Umachandran; Halim, H. S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394286)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The spirit of a place on a plate.

This chapter (i) defines and contextualizes food and wine tourism; (ii) explores how sustainable practices may affect food and wine tourism strategic vision and operational marketing; and (iii) considers the importance of tourism 'quality' as the combination of technical, emotional and...

Author(s)
Croce, E.; Perri, G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391278)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Absolute hogwash: assemblage and the new breed of animal biotechnology.

This chapter describes the current structure of modern pork production, with emphasis on the environmental impact, animal welfare, sustainability and ethics in light of new farming technologies.

Author(s)
MacDonald, K. M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394644)
Type
Book chapter
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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 Building the capacities of developing countries to protect the environment.

This chapter attempts to show how development is changing Africa's landscape, and highlights the problems associated with the extraction of raw materials. Most importantly, it is shown that there is a heavy dependency on sustainable development paradigms from developed nations without careful input ...

Author(s)
James, V. U.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646169)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Environmental reporting in the cruise industry.

This chapter examines the extent to which cruise lines engage in environmental reporting and what they cover as part of their sustainability initiatives. In addition, in light of growing concerns with the contribution of cruise shipping to climate change the chapter also examines the extent to...

Author(s)
Hall, C. M.; Wood, H.; Wilson, S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sustainability in tourism.

The concept of sustainable tourism is discussed, highlighting its various social, economic and environmental dimensions and the indicators for assessing sustainability. The primary strategies/tools for pursuing sustainable tourism are also discussed, namely: (i) participatory planning and...

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.; Raimundo, S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mass tourism and the environment: issues and dilemmas.

This chapter evaluates the issues and dilemmas of mass tourism's relationship with the natural environment. The discussion covers: the reciprocal relationship between tourism and climatic stability and ecosystem services; incremental and cumulative resource usage in tourism; the commons and...

Author(s)
Holden, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Destination competitiveness, the environment and sustainability: challenges and cases.

This book provides insights on the topic of tourism destination management, focusing on the analysis of three main issues: (1) the factors influencing destination competitiveness, (2) the environmental dimension of tourism (including climate change issues); and (3) destination sustainability. The...

Author(s)
Artal-Tur, A.; Kozak, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646978)
Type
Book

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