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Cover for Rural tourism: an asset for sustainable development.

This chapter discusses rural tourism as a sustainable development tool, highlighting its environmental, socio-cultural and economic impacts. Sustainable rural tourism practices and examples from countries such as Australia, New Zealand and Norway are presented. Glamping tourism is also proposed as...

Author(s)
Dalgİc, A.; Toksoz, D.; Bİrdİr, S. S.; Birdİr, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394286)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The New Zealand system to assess the environmental benefits and risks of releasing new biocontrol agents of arthropods.

Author(s)
Ehlers, G. A. C.; Bromfield, K. E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Introduction to risk analysis.

In this chapter the framework for risk analysis in livestock health and biosecurity is presented. Highlights focus on the risk analysis of infection entering the country that imports cattle or horses infected with infectious disease such as foot-and-mouth disease and African horse sickness.

Author(s)
Sergeant, E.; Perkins, N.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936839)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Balancing the need for conservation and the welfare of individual animals.

Human activities and climate change have contributed to a dramatic decline in populations and species, and conservation activities are required to slow this decline. Conservation of nature is considered worthwhile by many, but for different reasons. This means that ideas about our moral obligations ...

Author(s)
Beausoleil, N. J.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642161)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Efficiency of phosphorus cycling in different grassland systems.

This chapter examines the cycling and loss of phosphorus (P) within different grassland systems, focusing on those applicable to dairy farming in New Zealand. The objective is to shed light on the merits of different systems in different regions and how losses within each system could be managed to ...

Author(s)
McDowell, R. W.; Kleinman, P. J. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938093)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Management of grazing systems in New Zealand and environmental impacts.

This chapter focuses on nitrogen and phosphorus emissions to water, greenhouse gases (methane and nitrous oxide) emissions, and landslide erosion in intensive livestock farming systems in New Zealand. It also discusses the current status of environmental impacts and trends as well as strategic...

Author(s)
Lambert, M. G.; Snow, V. O.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938093)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Environmental and health standards in the dairy sectors of the EU, the US and New Zealand.

This chapter discusses the environmental compliance costs issues in the dairy sector of the European Union, and the implications of those issues for farm level and external competitiveness between the EU and the USA and New Zealand. The impact of compliance to standards on production costs in the...

Author(s)
Bezlepkina, I.; Jongeneel, R.; Brouwer, F.; Dillen, K.; Meister, A.; Roest, K. de; Demont, M.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935573)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The impact of hybrid dairy systems on air, soil and water quality: focus on nitrogen and phosphorus cycling.

This chapter examines the aspects of nutrient management related to the role of grazing in hybrid dairy systems in New Zealand. We contrast grazing and total confinement components of hybrid (i.e. mixed confined/grazing) dairy farms, recognizing that such farms cover a broad management spectrum....

Author(s)
Kleinman, P. J. A.; Soder, K.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845934118)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Shooting fish in a barrel: tourists as easy targets.

This chapter describes some aspects of the relationship between wildlife, particularly yellow-eyed penguins (YEPs) (Megadyptes antipodes), and visitors at Sandfly Bay, Otago Peninsula, New Zealand. It is demonstrated that YEPs probably have always been, and still are, subjected to chronic and acute ...

Author(s)
Shelton, E. J.; McKinlay, B.
ISBN
2007 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933456)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Managing the whale- and dolphin-watching industry: time for a paradigm shift.

This chapter considers the need for a revised and more stringent approach to managing the whale- and dolphin-watching industry in view of the recent recognition of the extent of the impacts of this activity. The chapter first examines the economic value and growth of this industry, and legislation...

Author(s)
Constantine, R.; Bejder, L.
ISBN
2007 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933456)
Type
Book chapter

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