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Cover for Climate change risk perceptions in nature-based tourism systems: a case study from western Maine.

This chapter examines climate change perceptions in the context of nature-based tourism in the case study area of western Maine, USA. It identifies the perceptions of risks and challenges associated with changes in climate, the variables that influence perceptions of risk, and the behavioural...

Author(s)
Horne, L.; Urioste-Stone, S. de; Daigle, J.; Noblet, C.; Rickard, L.; Kohtala, H.; Morgan, A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Fair Trade and organic agriculture: a winning combination?

This book pursues a twofold aim: (i) to assess the welfare impacts of either an organic or a Fair Trade certification system, or of both systems in combination, on smallholders in developing countries; and (ii) to examine the willingness of consumers in the developed world to pay for such certified ...

Author(s)
Parvathi, P.; Grote, U.; Waibel, H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393050)
Type
Book
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Cover for Determining unconsciousness and insensibility in commercial abattoirs.

US and EU legislation require that an animal must be rendered insensible to pain before invasive dressing procedures start. If an animal shows any of the following clinical signs, it must be immediately restunned: (i) righting reflex or retains the ability to stand; (ii) species-specific...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240573)
Type
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Cover for Roost and rest sites - taking a break.

Roosting involves periods of inactivity but, for all that, is a crucial part of butterfly behaviour. Nighttime roosting and equivalent intervals of inactivity in adult butterflies (enforced daylight roosting, daytime resting; adult hibernation) are primarily ones of inertia; nevertheless, they...

Author(s)
Dennis, R. L. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243574)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for No bad trip in Glacier.

Glacier National Park is known as a backpacker's paradise, and for much of the park's history, little regulation of backcountry camping existed. But as visits to the park's primitive interior increased, concerns grew about safely accommodating this use while protecting wilderness resources (Impacts ...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.; Pettengill, P. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391025)
Type
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Cover for Treading lightly on Acadia.

On peak summer days, thousands of hikers can be found along the extensive and diverse trail system in Acadia National Park. The collective use by so many visitors can take a toll on trail resources. Some visitors alter and build rock cairns; walk off-trail to avoid rocks, roots, and wet spots; and...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.; Pettengill, P. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391025)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Let there be light in Great Smoky Mountains.

A wondrous display of synchronous fireflies at Great Smoky Mountains National Park draws many visitors to the park each spring. However, the small viewing area and limited number of days over which this natural event takes place challenges the National Park Service to prevent associated resource...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.; Pettengill, P. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391025)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for How many visitors is too many at Arches?

Visitor use of Arches National Park has grown dramatically in the past few decades and now exceeds 1 million visits annually. But this use has had several important impacts in the park, including trampling of fragile soils and vegetation (Impacts to soil; Impacts to vegetation) and crowding on...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.; Pettengill, P. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391025)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Protecting Biscayne's underwater treasures.

Visitors to Biscayne National Park have the opportunity to explore globally important, biologically diverse underwater habitats. However, when recreational boaters cross though shallow waters, anchor, or become grounded on seagrass meadows or coral reefs, significant resource damage can occur...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.; Pettengill, P. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391025)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Survival of Formosan subterranean termite colonies during periods of flooding.

The Formosan subterranean termite, Coptotermes formosanus, is an invasive pest in USA and has become successfully established in areas of the south-eastern USA and Hawaii. Immediately after the Hurricane Katrina flooding in New Orleans, Louisiana in August 2005, the question of subterranean termite ...

Author(s)
Cottone, C.; Su NanYao
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645377)
Type
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