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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 Shifting cultivation in Vietnam: impacts of various policy reforms.

Based on literature reviews, recent surveys and interviews with local farmers and provincial officials in Vietnam's northwest region between April and June 2012, this chapter provides an overview of shifting cultivation practices in Vietnam, the key policy interventions and their impacts on...

Author(s)
Catacutan, D.; Nguyen Thi Hoa; Do Trong Hoan; Simelton, E.; Hoang Thi Lua
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391797)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Policies, migration and coffee cultivation in Vietnam's central highlands: a case study in Dak Lak province.

This chapter examines the growth of coffee cultivation in Dak Lak province, the economic efficiency and profitability of this crop, and the reasons for the uncontrolled growth of coffee cultivation. Also examined are the side effects of increased coffee production in Dak Lak, including immigration, ...

Author(s)
Truong Hong
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391797)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Parthenium weed: biology, ecology and management.

This book has been a collective effort by 26 members of the International Parthenium Weed Network, which is an International network of expert volunteers devoted to creating awareness about the parthenium weed (Parthenium hysterophorus) threat, and to sharing information on how to reduce its...

Author(s)
Adkins, S.; Shabbir, A.; Dhileepan, K.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780645254)
Type
Book
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Cover for An introduction to the 'demon plant' parthenium weed.

Research on parthenium weed (Parthenium hysterophorus) is in progress in many countries, including Australia, India, South Africa, Ethiopia, Pakistan, Bangladesh, China, Sri Lanka and Nepal. This book, with contributions from expert researchers with extensive involvement in parthenium weed research ...

Author(s)
Adkins, S. W.; Asad Shabbir; Dhileepan, K.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780645254)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Overview of Europe's woods and forests.

This chapter describes the current state and composition of European woods and forests and discusses the forestry policy and cooperation at a European level. The chapter establishes that the variation in European woods and forests is very apparent, but equally there are many benefits from looking...

Author(s)
Kirby, K. J.; Watkins, C.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643373)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A history of human interaction with forests.

This chapter discusses the history of human interaction with forests. Specifically, the chapter provides brief discussion on the following topics: forests and humans before agriculture; environmental impacts on plants and animals before humans; development of forests, grasslands, and the human...

Author(s)
Sands, R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641560)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Plantations for wood production with environmental care.

This chapter provides an overview of the purpose, benefits (economic, social and environmental) and management of plantation forests, focusing on forest plantations established with a single species of either native or exotic origin. Emphasis is given to productivity and plantations in the tropics...

Author(s)
Nambiar, E. K. S.; Sands, R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641560)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Temperature adaptation in a changing climate: nature at risk.

This book contains 16 chapters dealing with the impact of global climate change on non-human life on Earth, particularly on the effects of global warming on species that currently depend on cool or cold conditions for survival. These organisms include insects, freshwater and marine invertebrates,...

Author(s)
Storey, K. B.; Tanino, K. K.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938222)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Planted forests: uses, impacts and sustainability.

This book contains nine chapters providing a synthesis of the multiple uses, impacts and sustainability of planted forests by looking at the past, outlining the present situation and highlights the outlook and issues for the future. In addition, the policy, institutional and ownership issues in...

Author(s)
Evans, J.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935641)
Type
Book

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