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Cover for Reporting shared narratives: establishing transboundary cooperation through media.

This chapter addresses an often overlooked area in water diplomacy: the role of journalists in ensuring transboundary cooperation in shared rivers, shaping perceptions and contributing to define the scope of water debates and negotiations. A good example of balanced water coverage is described,...

Author(s)
Mugira, F.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247954)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Media and water, is the glass half full?

This paper deals with writing a story about water, e.g. the River Nile. It suggests that, to find a story, an interesting one, with a new angle, journalists need to be resourceful and attend relevant events related to water. They should then closely follow up news and analyses, especially in local...

Author(s)
Abdelmohsen, R.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247954)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tropical freshwater ecosystems, biota and anthropogenic activities with reference to South-East Asia.

This chapter focuses on changes due to anthropogenic activities, invasive fish species and changes in biodiversity in freshwater lakes and rivers in South East Asia. SE Asia's fresh waters are expected to be under increasing pressure from the region's rapidly growing human population. This will...

Author(s)
Liew JiaHuan; Lim, R. B. H.; Low BiWei; Mowe, M. A. D.; Ng TingHui; Zeng YiWen; Yeo, D. C. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243277)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Conservation of freshwater insects.

This chapter focuses on the importance of aquatic insects for the ecological integrity and health of freshwater ecosystems. Information on the biological development of aquatic insects in various water bodies and the important roles of geology and vegetation in determining the chemistry of the...

Author(s)
Samways, M. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241686)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Natural resource use conflicts in a changing climate: The case of the wetlands of Kilombero and Kilosa districts in Tanzania.

In Tanzania studies on conflicts between subsistence farmers and agropastoralists/pastoralists as well communities versus conservationists have been frequently reported. These include studies on water use conflicts in the Pangan River Basin. Agropastoralists have also been evicted as a result of...

Author(s)
Liwenga, E. T.; Silangwa, F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242966)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Freshwater ecosystems in North America with reference to the Great Lakes Basin.

This chapter focuses on biotic and abiotic changes (e.g. increases in water temperature, acidification of the aquatic environment, ice covers) in the Great Lakes Basin. The evidence presented in this chapter suggests that the Great Lakes will undergo many of the same type of changes in physical and ...

Author(s)
Kerckhove, D. T. de; Chu, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243277)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Hydrology of taiga forests in high northern latitudes.

This chapter attempts to present a different view of a problem in forests of the taiga zone. The studies discussed in this chapter show that the hydrological role of taiga forests varies among river basins depending on snow water budget, which is controlled by forest vegetation parameters and...

Author(s)
Onuchin, A.; Burenina, T.; Shvidenko, A.; Guggenberger, G.; Musokhranova, A.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646602)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Adaptation strategies to address the climate change impacts in three major river basins in India.

The agriculture sector is highly vulnerable to climate change in many parts of the world. There is an increasing concern among farmers, researchers and policy makers about the potential impacts of climate change on food security and livelihoods. Researchers are using several climate change models...

Author(s)
Kakumanu, K. R.; Kuppannan Palanisami; Aggarwal, P. K.; Ranganathan, C. R.; Nagothu, U. S.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643663)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate change and health in the Arctic.

This chapter describes the primary, secondary and tertiary health effects of, and adaptation to climate change in the indigenous populations of the Arctic. The impacts of climate change on seasons, sea and coastline, river and lake systems, water and sanitation infrastructure, food supply, air...

Author(s)
Parkinson, A. J.; Evengård, B.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642659)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Grow-out in cages.

Growing tilapia in cages in lakes, reservoirs and rivers has become a popular aquaculture activity in many parts of the world. Cage culture of tilapia is important to those farmers who wish to culture mixed-sex fish. This chapter discusses the advantages and disadvantages of cage culture; site...

Author(s)
Bhujel, R. C.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641362)
Type
Book chapter

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