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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 environmental impacts of religious tourism.

This chapter sets the context for the other eleven chapters in this book by first briefly reviewing the literature between religion, tourism, and the environment, identifying gaps in the existing literature, and then presenting a conceptual model to understand the ecosystem of pilgrimage and...

Author(s)
Shinde, K. A.; Ols, D. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241600)
Type
Book chapter
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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 Volcanic gas, environmental damage and statistical models.

In this chapter, the damage to vegetation and the implications for human communities around the Masaya Volcano in Nicaragua, is explored. Here the environmental damage is less from eruptions (a few of which have been recorded over the past 300 years) but more from the persistent volcanic degassing, ...

Author(s)
Gillman, E.; Gillman, M.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393104)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Reflection (summary).

This final chapter summarizes the key points in the previous chapters regarding World Heritage sites (WHSs), Eastern and Western viewpoints on World Heritage issues, heritage management and conservation activities, heritage tourism development and marketing, changes in local communities and views...

Author(s)
Jimura, T.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392688)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Degrowth in tourism: conceptual, theoretical and philosophical issues.

The overall purpose of this book is to familiarize readers with the emergent research paradigm of degrowth by looking at it as an alternative to the classic models of development and by exploring and applying the concept of degrowth in a tourism context. The book has seven chapters, which explore:...

Author(s)
Andriotis, K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392787)
Type
Book
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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 Quantifying agricultural greenhouse gas emissions and identifying cost-effective mitigation measures.

The chapter provides a brief explanation of how and why GHG emissions arise in agricultural supply chains, describes the methods available for estimating emissions - both on the farm and beyond the farm gate - and summarizes existing studies of GHG emissions in food supply chains. It then explains...

Author(s)
MacLeod, M.; Eory, V.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644288)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Analytical framework and methodologies for analysing farm-level vulnerability.

A comprehensive and well-thought-out framework of analysis is a pre-requisite in analysing pathways in improving resilience to climate change. This chapter discusses the analytical framework that includes macro data analysis, modelling, social analysis, etc., with an inclusive Q2 approach. All...

Author(s)
Singh, N. P.; Byjesh, K.; Bantilan, C.; Rao, V. U. M.; Nedumaran, S.; Venkateswarulu, B.; Niranjan, F.; Jayatilaka, W.; Deb, U. K.; Ha, P. Q.; Suddhiyam, P.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644639)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate change and food security in Asia and Africa: agricultural futures.

This chapter presents the regional level (Asia and Africa) projected impacts of climate change on yield, production, prices, net trade of major crops and food security through to 2050. It also presents the modelling framework that integrates the economic, crop and climate models to assess the...

Author(s)
Nedumaran, S.; Jyosthnaa, P.; Singh, N. P.; Bantilan, C.; Byjesh, K.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644639)
Type
Book chapter

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