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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 Environmental improvement with trees.

To complement the protection provided by the embankments and other infrastructure, the Char Development and Settlement Project (CDSP) in Bangladesh, in cooperation with the Forest Department, established protective plantations of trees on mud flats, foreshores and embankments using a social...

Author(s)
Islam, M. R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246049)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Habitats of halophytes.

Salt-tolerant plants occur all over the world in a number of different ecosystems, ranging from pristine alkaline semi-deserts and mangrove forests; through semi-natural meadows and pastures; to man-made habitats such as the environs of graduation towers; over irrigated arable lands with poor...

Author(s)
Kapler, A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394330)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Hydrology of flooded and wetland forests.

This chapter examines the hydrology of forested areas that are subject to soil saturation by precipitation, groundwater or surface flooding. They include mangroves and other tidal forests, the forested portions of peatlands and tree-dominated wetlands defined by the Ramsar Convention. They also...

Author(s)
Williams, T. M.; Krauss, K. W.; Okruszko, T.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646602)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Forests of the world.

This chapter discusses the factors (climate, soils and topography, and disturbance) determining the type and distribution of different forest types (tropical forest, tropical rain forest, tropical moist deciduous forest, tropical dry forest, subtropical humid forest, subtropical dry forest,...

Author(s)
Sands, R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641560)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Coastal transects analysis of Chao Phraya Delta, Thailand.

The consequences of coastal degradation can be devastating, particularly in highly populated and sensitive areas such as deltas. Innovative approaches and tools are required to minimize these impacts and for sustainable management. The high complexity, diversity, dynamics and large-scale...

Author(s)
Chuenpagdee, R.; Traesupap, S.; Juntarashote, K.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936181)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for An extended hydrological classification for mangrove rehabilitation projects: a case study in Vietnam.

Mangrove rehabilitation projects often fail to achieve their goals because hydrological aspects are not taken into account. This is understandable since the only hydrological tool available for such projects is the classification by Watson (1928), developed for mangrove forests in regions with a...

Author(s)
Dijksma, R.; Loon, A. F. van; Mensvoort, M. E. F. van; Huijgevoort, M. H. J. van; Brake, B. te
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936181)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Utilization of aquatic resources along the North Brazilian coast with special reference to mangroves as fish nurseries.

The coastline of Brazil stretches approximately 8400 km, with a continental shelf area of 822,800 km2 and a declared exclusive economic zone of approximately 4.5 million km2. Mangroves are the dominant coastal vegetation, particularly in the north of the country, covering an area of 13,400 km2,...

Author(s)
Saint-Paul, U.; Barletta, M.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936181)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Managing diverse land uses in coastal Bangladesh: institutional approaches.

Land use in coastal Bangladesh is diverse, competitive and conflicting. Agriculture, shrimp farming, salt production, forestry, ship-breaking yards, ports, industry, settlements and wetlands are some of the uses. Land uses have gone through major changes. Land use in the 1950s had been mainly for...

Author(s)
Islam, M. R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931070)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Land and water management in coastal zones: dealing with agriculture-aquaculture-fishery conflicts.

The coastal environment has undergone rapid changes in recent times. Change in the state of the environment is multifaceted, but a key concern is the way that natural habitats - principally mangrove forests and salt marshes - have been extensively cleared and converted to shrimp farming and other...

Author(s)
Gowing, J. W.; Tuong, T. P.; Hoanh, C. T.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931070)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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