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Cover for One Health: the theory and practice of integrated health approaches.

The second edition of this book contains 32 chapters divided into 4 main sections that discuss the theoretical foundations of One Health; methods, skills and perspectives for the practice of One Health; the application of One Health in infectious and non-infectious diseases and governance and...

Author(s)
Zinsstag, J.; Schelling, E.; Crump, L.; Whittaker, M.; Tanner, M.; Stephen, C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book
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Cover for Towards resilience: the one health approach in disasters.

This chapter describes the effects of natural disasters on the incidence of human and animal diseases and the role of One Health in disease control.

Author(s)
Gallagher, C. A.; Jones, B.; Tickel, J.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Visiting post-disaster ruins: a journey to meaningful experiences.

Given the complex emotive responses to post-disaster tourism sites, this chapter aims to shed light on the multiple dimensions of tourists' experiences within a dark tourism context. Disaster tourism experiences of visitors to the Beichuan Earthquake Memorial in China are considered to test Packer...

Author(s)
Zhang YaChen; Coghlan, A.; Knox, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Elements of communicable diseases.

This chapter defines communicable disease and discusses its agents, transmission patterns, host factors (susceptibility, inherent defence mechanisms, immunity and resistance), and impact of social environment (education, resources, economics, communities and movements) and physical environment...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The effects of natural disasters on religious tourism sites: earthquakes in the spiritual heart of Italy.

Based on three years of ethnographic fieldwork including participant observation, site inspections within the forbidden 'red zone' of towns such as Norcia, Amatrice and Campi, and interviews with locals, administrators, tourism industry workers, and clergy, this chapter examines the physical and...

Author(s)
Giovine, M. di; Ascione, E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241600)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ecological assessment, inventorying, and mapping in insect conservation.

This chapter focuses on the negative impacts of extreme weather events, failure of climate change mitigation and adaptation, natural disasters, water crises, biodiversity loss and ecosystem collapse and man-made environmental disasters on insect populations. Various factors that need to be...

Author(s)
Samways, M. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241686)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction.

This book provides a detailed analysis of the impacts of climate change on various tropical ecosystems in Tanzania and their related aspects of economic endeavour - from agriculture, marine resources and wildlife to weather forecasting. The analyses concentrate on Real and potential impacts of...

Author(s)
Mung'ong'o, C. G.; Yanda, P. Z.; Mabhuye, E. B.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242966)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Case Study Vietnam: Climate change impacts on UNESCO World Heritage - the case of Hoi An Ancient Town.

This chapter presents a case study that analyses the impacts of climate change on the tourism industry in Hoi An, then discusses the effectiveness in response to the change taken by various sectors. The case study established that the heritage city has been affected in three ways: directly from...

Author(s)
Bui, H. T.; Tuan Anh Le
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Crisis and conflict in agriculture.

This volume sets out to explore the dialectic relating agriculture, crisis and conflict, and attempts to expand the knowledge on these interactions. Part 1 of the volume (chapters 1-6) discusses thematic issues and methodological approaches to understanding the intersection of agriculture, crisis...

Author(s)
Zurayk, R.; Woertz, E.; Bahn, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393647)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Temperate agroforestry in China.

This chapter systematically reviews and updates information on temperate agroforestry systems and research in China. It is established that agroforestry has been practised by Chinese farmers for many centuries and it is becoming more and more important because of its sustainable nature under...

Author(s)
Chang, S. X.; Wang, W.; Zhu, Z.; Wu, Y.; Peng, X.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780644851)
Type
Book chapter

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