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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 The Talpa de Allende pilgrimage trail.

The focus of this chapter is the present-day development of the pilgrimage route called the Ruta del Peregrino which winds its way from the town of Ameca to the Catedral Basílica de Nuestra Señora del Rosario in Talpa de Allende, Mexico. The chapter briefly discusses the history of Talpa de Allende ...

Author(s)
Olsen, D. H.; Sánchez, R. E.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390271)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Impact of alien mammals on human health.

We provide an overview of the impact of wild invasive alien mammals on human health, focusing specifically on species acting as zoonotic hosts or pathogens, along with the diseases and mechanisms of disease transmission associated with mammals in terrestrial, freshwater and marine environments. We...

Author(s)
Capizzi, D.; Monaco, A.; Genovesi, P.; Scalera, R.; Carnevali, L.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390981)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sailing.

This chapter describes the structure of the sailing adventure sector and presents case studies from Scotland, New Zealand and Mexico. For each of the three case studies, the place, operator, activity, equipment, accommodation, statistics, access, community, experience, environment, safety and...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931223)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cozumel: the challenges of cruise tourism.

This chapter reports on the socioeconomic and environmental impacts of cruise tourism on the island of Cozumel, Mexico. It shows that cruise lines seek to maximize profits and increase passenger numbers with little regard to the wishes of Cozumel.

Author(s)
Sorensen, H.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Boll weevil eradication: an areawide pest management effort.

This chapter describes an areawide pest management effort for the cotton boll weevil (Anthonomus grandis; the most costly insect pest in the history of American agriculture) eradication in the USA (including North Carolina and South Carolina, California, Arizona and north-western Mexico, Alabama,...

Author(s)
Allen, C. T.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933722)
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 Air pollution and forestry in rapidly industrializing countries: an introduction.

An introductory chapter to the book. The forests of developing and rapidly industrializing regions and countries are under many pressures. The historical legacies of individual countries mean that the relative contributions to forest degradation of logging, grazing and firewood collection differ....

Author(s)
Innes, J. L.; Haron, A. H.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994819)
Type
Book chapter

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