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Cover for Impact of pesticides on the environment.

The boon of pesticides is enhanced economic returns with increases in production of food, feed and fibre, and management of vector-borne diseases, while their bane is serious health implications for humans and adverse effects on the environment. This chapter discusses the direct impact on human...

Author(s)
Arora, S.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646336)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The welfare effects of PCBs in the ocean.

This chapter describes the negative effects of polychlorinated biphenyl pollution on marine animals and how to control it.

Author(s)
Simmonds, M. P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Subaltern hydro-struggles against unsustainable commercial diamond-mining practices in chiadzwa, Zimbabwe (2009-2013).

This chapter unravels a dimension of the Zimbabwean crisis since the first decade of the 21st century: the struggle of ordinary rural African people against the abuse of water sources by the commercial diamond mining companies in the Chiadzwa area of Zimbabwe. While acknowledging the efforts by the ...

Author(s)
Duri, F. P. T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646169)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Integration of air and water quality issues.

This chapter attempts to integrate air and water quality issues in animal agriculture. The chapter provides discussion on whole-farm modelling; integrated farm system model; and production systems evaluations.

Author(s)
Rotz, C. A.; Veith, T. L.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640426)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Dairy farming, food security and environmental issues.

Areas in which dairy farming can interact with the environment are outlined, and ways in which adverse effects can be limited are discussed in this chapter. A background on food security, energy security and climate change is provided. The impacts of dairy farming on the atmosphere and climate...

Author(s)
Statham, J.; Green, M.; Huxley, J.; Statham, S.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939977)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Management of grazing systems in New Zealand and environmental impacts.

This chapter focuses on nitrogen and phosphorus emissions to water, greenhouse gases (methane and nitrous oxide) emissions, and landslide erosion in intensive livestock farming systems in New Zealand. It also discusses the current status of environmental impacts and trends as well as strategic...

Author(s)
Lambert, M. G.; Snow, V. O.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938093)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nutrition and the environment.

This chapter discusses the environmental impact of animal feeding and diets in terms of air, water and soil pollution.

Author(s)
McL. Dryden, G.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934125)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nutrient processes and consequences.

This chapter focuses on the ecohydrological importance of nutrients (phosphorus, nitrogen, silicon). It also details the causes, effects and control of eutrophication in rivers and coastal waters. The impact of changing nutrient concentrations, ratios and inputs in the concept of ecohydrology is...

Author(s)
Pacini, N.; Harper, D. M.; Ittekkot, V.; Humborg, C.; Rahm, L.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845930028)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Impacts of environment and management on nitrate in vegetables and water.

This chapter considers how environmental and management variables affect the nitrate levels in plants used as food. It also reviews the extensive literature which considers the impacts of agricultural practice on nitrate in surface waters and groundwaters. The extent that changes in farm management ...

Author(s)
Stockdale, E.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934590)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Management plan for the Norwegian part of the Barents Sea ecosystem.

Norway adopted the ecosystem approach to ocean management in 2002. A management plan for its implementation in the Barents Sea and the sea areas off the Lofoten Islands was presented in 2006. The preparation of the management plan was overseen by a steering group with representatives of many...

Author(s)
Winsnes, I.; Skjoldal, H. R.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934149)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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