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Cover for Chilean plants as a source of polyphenols.

This chapter discusses the traditional uses of native medicinal plants from Chile and provides tabulated data on Chilean medicinal plants, including the parts used and their effects, in order to analyse compounds that could be responsible for these medicinal effects. It presents scientific evidence ...

Author(s)
Fredes, C.; Montenegro, G.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642338)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Environmental policy and law influencing forest management practices in Chile.

The environmental policy and law development, environmental impact assessments of industrial-sized forestry projects and general regulations addressing the development and protection of forest resources in Chile are discussed.

Author(s)
Gallardo Gallardo, E.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932503)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Whitewater kayaking.

This chapter presents whitewater adventure case studies where the focus is on kayaking, and the tour operators aim to provide equipment, logistic support, local knowledge and expert guiding for experienced whitewater kayakers. The case studies are from Chile, Costa Rica, New Zealand, USA, Australia ...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931223)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Horse riding.

This chapter describes the structure of the horse-riding adventure sector and offers information on guest ranches and horse treks. Case studies from Mongolia, Australia and Chile are presented. For each of the three case studies, the place, operator, activity, equipment, accommodation, statistics,...

Author(s)
Ollenburg, C.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931223)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Problem formulation and options assessment: science-guided deliberation in environmental risk assessment of transgenic fish.

This chapter provides an overview of problem formulation and options assessment (PFOA) for scientists, risk assessment specialists, industry representatives and other interested public stakeholders who may be involved in deliberation over transgenic fish technology. This chapter explains how PFOA...

Author(s)
Nelson, K. C.; Basiao, Z.; Cooper, A. M.; Dey, M.; Fonticiella, D.; Lorenzo Hernandez, M.; Kunawasen, S.; Leelapatra, W.; Li, S.; Ratner, B. D.; Toledo, M. I.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932961)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Testing forest biodiversity indicators by assessing anthropogenic impacts along disturbance gradients.

Current efforts at sustainable forest management depend on the development of appropriate and effective indicators of forest biodiversity. While many such indicators have been proposed, few have been rigorously tested. To address this, forest structure, composition and soil characteristics were...

Author(s)
Newton, A. C.; Echeverría, C.; González-Espinosa, M.; Williams-Linera, G.; Ramírez-Marcial, N.; Thiers, O.; Armesto, J. J.; Aravena, J. C.; Lara, A.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932619)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Regional impacts, consequences and policy options in relation to air pollution in Latin America.

Regional impacts of air pollution in Latin America are described. Although the subject has been taken into account only recently, a substantial body of research is being carried out in several countries of the region, especially in areas of rapid industrial and urban development. There are very few ...

Author(s)
Herrera, R.; Chacón, N.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994819)
Type
Book chapter

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