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Cover for Hydroelectric generation.

This chapter discusses hydroelectric generation in Europe. The paper also explores the capacity and the ecological impacts of hydroelectric generation, including: land use and habitat destruction, water use, wildlife impacts, and life-cycle global warming emissions from hydroelectric plants.

Author(s)
Henderson, P. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392015)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Religious pilgrimage routes and trails: sustainable development and management.

Through a combination of theoretical and case-study chapters, this volume focuses on religious routes and trails in terms of their spiritual, cultural and economic meanings, and considers the opportunities and challenges arising from their recent increase in popularity. The book is divided into...

Author(s)
Olsen, D. H.; Trono, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390271)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Making a resilient poultry industry in Europe.

This chapter presents an overview of the factors that can contribute to a resilient poultry industry and which of these factors may be a threat. It highlights the factors that may contribute to a resilient poultry industry in Europe taking into account the global scale, and which factors may be a...

Author(s)
Neeteson-van Nieuwenhoven, A. M.; Appleby, M. C.; Hogarth, G.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645308)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Overview of Europe's woods and forests.

This chapter describes the current state and composition of European woods and forests and discusses the forestry policy and cooperation at a European level. The chapter establishes that the variation in European woods and forests is very apparent, but equally there are many benefits from looking...

Author(s)
Kirby, K. J.; Watkins, C.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643373)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Legume-based green manure crops.

Legume-based green manures (LGMs) are crops that are grown with the specific purpose of improving soil quality and consequently the long-term productivity of crops. Although the traditional focus has been on the supply of nitrogen (N) to the system, they have a wide range of potential benefits that ...

Author(s)
Baddeley, J. A.; Pappa, V. A.; Pristeri, A.; Bergkvist, G.; Monti, M.; Reckling, M.; Schläfke, N.; Watson, C. A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644981)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Conservation agriculture in Europe.

This chapter tries to provide a snapshot of the conservation agriculture (CA) development and adoption in Europe as far as reported. It is based on reports from countries with at least one organization dedicated to CA and member of the European Conservation Agriculture Federation or in some other...

Author(s)
Friedrich, T.; Kassam, A.; Corsi, S.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642598)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sustainable transport to tourist destination countries.

This chapter looks at: the forms of international transport used now; the environmental impacts of transport used by tourists; and future sustainable transport alternatives. Most of the discussion focuses on Europe and North America.

Author(s)
Travis, A. S.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937423)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Sustainable poultry production in Europe.

This book contains a selected cross section of papers from the 2014 UK Poultry Science Symposium (31st Poultry Science Symposium, held in Queen Hotel, Chester, UK, last 8-10 September 2014). It reviews essential topics such as resources and supply chains, the global poultry market, risk management, ...

Author(s)
Burton, E.; Gatcliffe, J.; O'Neill, H. M.; Scholey, D.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645308)
Type
Book; Conference proceedings
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Cover for A history of human interaction with forests.

This chapter discusses the history of human interaction with forests. Specifically, the chapter provides brief discussion on the following topics: forests and humans before agriculture; environmental impacts on plants and animals before humans; development of forests, grasslands, and the human...

Author(s)
Sands, R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641560)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Minerals and humans.

This final chapter of the book discusses four particular facets in mineral nutrition of livestock that affects humans also, this concerns are: the impact of mineral nutrition of livestock on the environment, the impact of climate change on the mineral nutrition of farm animals, manipulating the...

Author(s)
Suttle, N.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934729)
Type
Book chapter

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