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Cover for Environmental pollution and perturbations.

This chapter contains questions about the pollution of air, land and water (and its effect on food chains), environmental damage and disturbance and major environmental disasters.

Author(s)
Rees, P. A.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248494)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Environmental sustainability on tourism business enterprise: model and case.

This chapter focuses on the environmental responsibility of tourism business enterprises. It combines the existing literature with a selected case (the Sundarbans in Bangladesh) that has faced catastrophic environmental circumstances due to irresponsible business practices in recent times. After...

Author(s)
Hassan, A.; Krishnan Umachandran; Halim, H. S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394286)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Unequivocal evidence associating environmental contaminants and pollutants with human morbidity and ecological degradation.

Persistent equivocation in virtually all sections of society and industry about the harmful effects of pollution have provided the impetus for the publication of A Handbook of Environmental Toxicology: Human Disorders and Ecotoxicology. This chapter is designed to collate and analyse recent...

Author(s)
D'Mello, J. P. F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394675)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Traditional foods at the epicentre of sustainable food systems.

Patterns of food production and consumption have changed in ways that profoundly affect ecosystems and human diets. The accelerated speed of loss of food biodiversity and degradation of most ecosystems forces us to examine the role of traditional foods in sustainable food systems, since the notion...

Author(s)
Trichopoulou, A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Volcanic gas, environmental damage and statistical models.

In this chapter, the damage to vegetation and the implications for human communities around the Masaya Volcano in Nicaragua, is explored. Here the environmental damage is less from eruptions (a few of which have been recorded over the past 300 years) but more from the persistent volcanic degassing, ...

Author(s)
Gillman, E.; Gillman, M.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393104)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ecological effects of electricity generation, storage and us.

This book contains 17 chapters covering the following topics: (1) the need for electricity and the main energy sources available; (2) hydroelectric generation; (3) tidal generation; (4) wave power and ocean thermal energy conversion; (5) steam turbines and their cooling systems; (6) nuclear...

Author(s)
Henderson, P. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392015)
Type
Book
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Cover for Minimizing environmental damage while generating electricity cost-effectively.

This chapter explores the best approach to minimizing environmental damage while generating electricity cost-effectively. Also, the paper presents how the choice of electrical power-generating technology does not influence ozone depletion.

Author(s)
Henderson, P. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392015)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Some thoughts about mosquito taxonomy and nomenclature.

This paper presents some thoughts on morphology- and molecular-based taxonomy and nomenclature of Culicidae. The fate of mosquito species discovery and naming in the face of environmental alteration and destruction, and the problems associated with name changes brought by new-age taxonomy are...

Author(s)
Harbach, R. E.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399052)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cattle production and the environment.

This chapter discussed the different environmental management that would minimize or prevent harm on the environment due to cattle production. Highlights focused on controlling emissions and land degradation, managing input-output balances on cattle farms, efficient fertilizing of cattle grassland, ...

Author(s)
Phillips, C. J. C.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392701)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Empowering smallholder farmers with profitable and sustainable farming using conservation agriculture: the case of East Africa.

This chapter presents the case for empowering smallholder farmers in East Africa (EA) to increase and sustain agricultural productivity, developing the resilience of agricultural systems to adverse weather events and climate change, and simultaneously to combat degradation of the natural resources...

Author(s)
Mkomwa, S.; Lugandu, S.; Kuria, P.; Mutai, W.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645681)
Type
Book chapter

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