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Cover for Assessing the climate change risk of a coastal-island destination.

This chapter begins with a brief review of the coverage on coastal tourism in the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report, including the relative state of knowledge regionally and identified knowledge gaps. The discussion then outlines the multiple and interdependent impacts of climate change that must be...

Author(s)
Scott, D.; Verkoeyen, S.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Future challenges for plant biotechnology.

This chapter looks at how plant biotechnology can help address some of the most important challenges now confronting humanity. These include food production, resource depletion, environmental degradation and climate change. It surveys some of the major traits involved in yield, quality and...

Author(s)
Murphy, D.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939137)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The way ahead: from science to policy; coordinating efforts in a global world.

This chapter describes the need for a global effort, from science to policy, to cover the challenges involved in improving agriculture in a changing environment, particularly in the developing world where political structures are weak but social networks may be of assistance. A brief overview on...

Author(s)
Ortiz, R.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936808)
Type
Book chapter