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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 quest to conserve rare breeds: setting the record straight.

This book contains 5 chapters that describe the history, development, current progress, planning, sustainability and future challenges of animal breeding programmes to ensure the survival of rare and endangered livestock breeds, while also promoting biological diversity, environmental protection...

Author(s)
Alderson, L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247114)
Type
Book
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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 The One Planet Sustainable Food Systems (SFS) Programme as a multistakeholder platform for a systemic approach.

Food production and consumption has a failing performance in terms of food security, nutrition and health, but also equality, environmental protection and climate change mitigation, posing a serious sustainability challenge as the planet's population grows while consuming beyond planetary...

Author(s)
Solon, M. M.; Mink, P.; Dernini, S.; Bortoletti, M.; Lomax, J.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sustainable tourism and information technology.

This chapter identifies some of the information technologies for environmental, socio-cultural and economic sustainability in tourism, and the issues surrounding their implementation in the quest for sustainability. The first section focuses on the use of IT to improve environmental resource...

Author(s)
Benckendorff, P. J.; Xiang, Z.; Sheldon, P. J.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393432)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism development at World Heritage Sites.

This chapter first examines tourism development by each pillar (economic, sociocultural and environmental) of the triple bottom line of sustainability. It then explores tourism development specifically at World Heritage sites (WHSs) in terms of the host and guest sides of tourism. A brief case...

Author(s)
Jimura, T.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392688)
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 Absolute hogwash: assemblage and the new breed of animal biotechnology.

This chapter describes the current structure of modern pork production, with emphasis on the environmental impact, animal welfare, sustainability and ethics in light of new farming technologies.

Author(s)
MacDonald, K. M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394644)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The transformative hotel.

This chapter explores what a transformative hotel might look like, discussing aspects such as zero waste, carbon offsets, carbon emission reduction, clean energy, zero water, sustainable menu, and the proper treatment of staff.

Author(s)
Smith, J.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394194)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for International issues.

Globalization and global issues affect all animals, particularly those kept primarily for monetary reasons. This contributes to internationalism: activity by individuals or groups on an international basis, including sharing of information. We discuss the impacts on animal welfare of the increasing ...

Author(s)
Appleby, M. C.; Huertas, S. M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390202)
Type
Book chapter

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