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Cover for Changes coming to your garden.

This chapter steps back to see the larger picture of the connection between gardens and what is happening in the communities and environments. It looks at how change in the form of familiar variation is different from change in the form of trends, and then outlines the four major trends affecting...

Author(s)
Soleri, D.; Smith, S. E.; Cleveland, D. A.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240986)
Type
Book chapter
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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 The environmental impacts of World Heritage Site designation on local communities.

This chapter illustrates the main impacts of tourism on the natural and built environments generally before focusing on the environmental impacts of World Heritage status and tourism at World Heritage sites (WHSs). The threats of invasive species, poaching, dams, and climate change in natural WHSs...

Author(s)
Jimura, T.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392688)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Freshwater ecosystems in North America with reference to the Great Lakes Basin.

This chapter focuses on biotic and abiotic changes (e.g. increases in water temperature, acidification of the aquatic environment, ice covers) in the Great Lakes Basin. The evidence presented in this chapter suggests that the Great Lakes will undergo many of the same type of changes in physical and ...

Author(s)
Kerckhove, D. T. de; Chu, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243277)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Habitats of halophytes.

Salt-tolerant plants occur all over the world in a number of different ecosystems, ranging from pristine alkaline semi-deserts and mangrove forests; through semi-natural meadows and pastures; to man-made habitats such as the environs of graduation towers; over irrigated arable lands with poor...

Author(s)
Kapler, A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394330)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate change and the new dynamics of urban pest management in North America.

Climate change will affect the pest management industry and pest management professionals (PMPs) in many ways. This chapter evaluates these effects by first examining direct, or primary, effects on the businesses and on the PMPs that are providing hands-on services, with a focus on the North...

Author(s)
Sims, S. R.; Appel, A. G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645377)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Fly populations and problems in a changing climate.

The geographic expansion and development rate of flies are climate-induced. Their importance as potential vectors of diseases and as forensic tools depends on where flies can occur in large numbers and the suitable habitats for their distribution. This chapter examines the effects of environmental...

Author(s)
Sallam, M. F.; Pereira, R. M.; Koehler, P. G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645377)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate change and 'Alien Species in National Parks': revisited.

Many units comprising the National Park Service system in the USA were established to protect native species and historical landscapes and scenery, and to provide public enjoyment of the same, as long as the natural area remained 'unimpaired for future generations'. However, a growing human...

Author(s)
Stohlgren, T. J.; Resnik, J. R.; Plumb, G. E.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641645)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Conservation agriculture in the USA.

This chapter discusses the history and current status of conservation agriculture (CA) in the USA. Results are presented of research conducted to investigate the effects of CA on (i) soil quality, (ii) carbon sequestration, (iii) crop yields, (iv) runoff, infiltration, soil water content and soil...

Author(s)
Duiker, S. W.; Thomason, W.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642598)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The relationship between climate warming and hibernation in mammals.

This chapter discusses the effects of climate warming on the mammalian phenologies. The predicted effects of climate warming on hibernation; and field studies on hibernation by eastern chipmunks (Tamias striatus) in southeastern New York, USA are highlighted.

Author(s)
Frank, C. L.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938222)
Type
Book chapter

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