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Cover for Protecting intellectual property.

Technological innovations are important for driving economic growth and maintaining industrial competitiveness. They also can yield societal benefits, be favourable for the environment, and improve the human condition. This chapter describes the need for and the ways in which innovations such as...

Author(s)
Meilan, R.; Grant, K.; Shier, V.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643502)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Citizen science in urban habitats.

Citizen science has been broadly defined as the inclusion of non-scientific expert members of the public in the authentic practices and processes of scientific inquiry. In the coming decades, as cities and urban areas around the world expand, they will continue to face mounting environmental...

ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242607)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Housing and husbandry.

In this chapter the appropriate perching, basic cage construction details, minimum requirements for caging, resident bird husbandry basics, and common husbandry problems in raptors are discussed.

Author(s)
Scott, D. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246100)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sexual harassment and wellbeing in tourism workplaces: the perspectives of female tour guides.

This chapter aims to: (i) explore the experience of sexual harassment as perceived by female tour guides and identify its key sources (i.e. tourists, tour leaders, local service providers); (ii) examine the influence of sexual harassment on tour guides' wellbeing and their quality of work life; and ...

Author(s)
Alrawadıeh, Z.; Alrawadıeh, D. D.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243215)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Income and quality of life.

This chapter discusses the following achievements of the Char Development and Settlement Project in Bangladesh: increased income and changes in sources of income; increased land ownership and housing; improved water and sanitation; increased asset value; improved food security; and increased...

Author(s)
Sarker, K. S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246049)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The problems with well-being terminology.

In this chapter, previous studies on the similarities and differences between well-being concepts in animals are presented. The reviews were based on the following concepts: individual's perspective and perception; philosophical frameworks; a balance of pleasant versus unpleasant affect; bipolar...

Author(s)
McMillan, F. D.; Yeates, J. W.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Subjective well-being, happiness, and personality in animals.

In this chapter, the authors evaluates a subset of the evidence that our perceptions of animal happiness are accurate and that the 'happiness' that we see in other animals is much like the happiness that we see in other humans or experience ourselves. This evidence consists of work on the...

Author(s)
Weiss, A.; Robinson, L. M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Fostering mental and behavioral wellness during upbringing and throughout life.

In this chapter, a review of what is known about how mental health may be influenced-for the better and for the worse-and how that research can be used to create programs that can improve and perhaps even optimize mental health of animals was discussed. The authors also took a developmental...

Author(s)
Estep, D. Q.; Hetts, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Our need for electricity and the main energy sources available.

This paper discusses the advantages of electricity and the link between electricity and standard of living. Also, the paper explores the main sources of energy and the growth in electricity consumption.

Author(s)
Henderson, P. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392015)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Quality-of-life research in tourism and hospitality: implications and future research.

This final chapter summarizes the previous chapters in this book which present quality-of-life studies in tourism and hospitality. Further research areas and implications are pointed out.

Author(s)
Uysal, M.; Sirgy, M. J.; Kruger, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390455)
Type
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