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Cover for Sustainable and healthy gastronomy in Costa Rica: betting on sustainable diets.

Current consumption patterns in Costa Rica and in other countries are driven by misinformation and lack of knowledge concerning the nutritional value and sustainability of food products. Unhealthy diets are a major reason for health problems, environmental degradation and food biodiversity loss. To ...

Author(s)
Echandi, M. D.; Masis, P. S.; Viquez, R. G.; Rodriguez, R. A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
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 Cultural and environmental amenities in peri-urban change: the case of San Antonio de Escazú, Costa Rica.

This chapter describes and assesses the cultural and environmental impacts of foreign amenity migrants in a peripheral mountainous protected zone in the context of the rapidly expanding Metropolitan Area of San José, the capital of Costa Rica. Land use, local culture and economics are under severe...

Author(s)
Chaverri P., P.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990842)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Integrated bioeconomic land-use models: an analysis of policy issues in the Atlantic zone of Costa Rica.

Using a bioeconomic modelling approach the chapter analyses land-use alternatives in northern Costa Rica, giving explicit attention to the incorporation of local labour markets, crop and animal production and environmental indicators. Their model is used to analyse the effects of technology and...

Author(s)
Schipper, R. A.; Jansen, H. G. P.; Bouman, B. A. M.; Hengsdijk, H.; Nieuwenhuyse, A.; Sáenz, F.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994352)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Silvicultural problems in subalpine forests in the Alps.

Including 7 case studies on multifunctionality in the Fiemme Valley, Italian Alps (Cattoi, S.; Pollini, C.; Tosi, V.). close-to-nature silviculture in Paneveggio forest, Italian Alps (Motta, R.), natural and semi-natural mixed stands in the Romanian Carpathians (Abrudan, I. V.), reduced impact...

Author(s)
Schönenberger, W.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994468)
Type
Book chapter

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