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Cover for Farm animal welfare: the future.

Science can help us understand what animals want and economics can provide the understanding of human motivation needed to deliver such wants. In our view, what needs further development in future is for economics and information/communication science and technology to channel awareness into...

Author(s)
Stott, A.; Ahmadi, B. V.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392312)
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 Cruise ship tourism.

This book provides an overview of the cruise industry covering a broad range of topics and issues. It has been written for a broad audience including students pursuing university and training programmes, tourism industry professionals, planners and managers in the cruise industry, and finally...

Author(s)
Dowling, R.; Weeden, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book
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Cover for The future role and practice of cattle farming.

In this chapter, the challenges in cattle production were highlighted and this includes their inefficient use of land and water resources to produce human food, compared with other food animals and agricultural crops; their contribution to greenhouse gas emissions, both through direct emissions of...

Author(s)
Phillips, C. J. C.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392701)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Large-scale dairy and poultry production in Russia: efficiency and external environment.

This chapter analyses the production efficiency and the reasons behind the different development pace of dairy and poultry production in Russia. It also describes the reasons and consequences of growth in these two industries and the transition to addressing the environmental problems of these...

Author(s)
Surovtsev, V. N.; Schedrin, E.; Ponomarev, M.; Chastikova, E.; Saigusheva, U.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645353)
Type
Book chapter
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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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Cover for Policy impact assessment.

This chapter discusses the increasingly important contribution of farm-level modelling to policy impact assessment. For illustration purposes, it focuses on the EU agricultural sector, where both policies and impact models have experienced a rapid transformation in recent decades. The chapter is...

Author(s)
Blanco, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644288)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Local produce, local products.

This chapter addresses the promotion of local food and crafts across a range of tourism activities and the interrelationships between the needs of an enterprise and the local community. The outcomes of research into tourism enterprises in the UK are presented and discussed with consideration first...

Author(s)
Leslie, D.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643564)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sustainable poultry production in Europe.

This book contains a selected cross section of papers from the 2014 UK Poultry Science Symposium (31st Poultry Science Symposium, held in Queen Hotel, Chester, UK, last 8-10 September 2014). It reviews essential topics such as resources and supply chains, the global poultry market, risk management, ...

Author(s)
Burton, E.; Gatcliffe, J.; O'Neill, H. M.; Scholey, D.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645308)
Type
Book; Conference proceedings
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Cover for Water-borne transport.

This chapter presents an overview of the scope and variety of modes of water-borne forms of transport; explores the management and marketing issues associated with ocean cruising; looks at the geography of cruise holidays; and describes different forms of cruises and other water-borne tourism...

Author(s)
Robinson, P.; Lück, M.; Smith, S.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642970)
Type
Book chapter

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