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Cover for A practical approach on sustainability for supply chain managers of meat, dairy, and other animal proteins.

This chapter discusses how grazing ruminants can be used to improve the environment, the principles of sustainability, animal welfare as a part of a sustainable system; development of supply chains where the origin of a meat product can be tracked and some programmes for renewable fuels that are...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245219)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Alpine winter tourists' view on climate change and travel mobility.

This chapter presents the results of a survey conducted in the alpine destination of Alpbach-Seenland (Province of Tyrol, Austria) which asked winter tourists (n=518) about the two-way relationship between climate change and tourism, measures to reduce tourism's energy consumption and carbon...

Author(s)
Abegg, B.; Jänicke, L.; Unger, R.; Mailer, M.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Energy production and consumption for sustainable development.

This chapter highlights the central role of energy in addressing the current challenges of sustainable development. It looks at the global energy production and consumption and explores various renewable energy options for the residential, transportation and industrial sectors. In the...

Author(s)
Olorunnisola, A. O.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646169)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Organic food systems meeting the needs of Southern Africa.

This book reports on long-term comparative organic farming systems' research trials carried out over the last 5 years in the Southern Cape of South Africa, as well as research into the successes and failures of the organic sector and the technical tools required for sustainable development in South ...

Author(s)
Auerbach, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399601)
Type
Book
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Cover for Planetary health: human health in an era of global environmental change.

Planetary Health - the idea that human health and the health of the environment are inextricably linked - encourages the preservation and sustainability of natural systems for the benefit of human health. Drawing from disciplines such as public health, environmental science, evolutionary...

Author(s)
Cole, J.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241648)
Type
Book
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Cover for Conservation agriculture on the Canadian prairies.

This chaper presents some key historical and technological developments that lead to the widespread adoption of conservation agriculture (CA) on the Canadian Prairies. Results are presented of research on the effects of no-tillage on (i) soil quality (physical, chemical and biological), (ii) grain...

Author(s)
Lafond, G. P.; Clayton, G. W.; Fowler, D. B.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642598)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Energy and fossil fuel use.

This paper provides information on: fossil fuel use; fuel supply security; fossil fuel reserves (regional reserves, methane hydrates and UK supply of fossil fuels); and sustainable fuel sources. It is clear that the supply of fossil fuels is finite, considering how it was produced, but the...

Author(s)
Scragg, A.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935924)
Type
Book chapter

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