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Cover for Urban ecology and waste management.

This chapter contains questions about the structure and functioning of urban ecosystems and the management of the waste they produce. The questions are arranged by topic and divided into three levels: foundation, intermediate and advanced.

Author(s)
Rees, P. A.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789248494)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Structure of urban destinations.

This chapter begins by reviewing the spatial structure of urban attractions and activities followed by accommodation. The focus switches next to research on tourist districts and precincts and then to consideration of broader network and relationship issues, a theme that has attracted relatively...

Author(s)
Pearce, D. G.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245837)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Urban ecology: what is it and why do we need it?

The growth in interest in urban ecology is well founded given patterns of human migration in the past century, migration that continues to accelerate along with other drivers of change in the Anthropocene. This chapter provides information on urban ecology, such as growth and rationale, physical...

Author(s)
Grimm, N. B.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242607)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Urban plant ecophysiology.

This chapter presents a comprehensive approach to the study of urban plant ecophysiology and provides a framework for future study, examining existing research, methodological challenges and linkages to nature-based solutions in cities.

Author(s)
Sonti, N. F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242607)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Urban biodiversity: between elsewhere-nature and the post-wild world.

This chapter provides information on 'elsewhere-nature' and 'post-wild world' biodiversity. Relationships between these tendencies and current understanding of urban biodiversity, and implications of these tendencies for perceptions and actions, are discussed. This chapter is concluded with an...

Author(s)
Johnson, L. R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242607)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Insect conservation in towns and cities.

This chapter focuses on the negative effects of urbanization on insect diversity. Some factors that negatively impact insect populations in urban areas are presented and the importance of better urban design and management using known ecological principles in mitigating the adverse impacts of urban ...

Author(s)
Samways, M. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241686)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for New directions in garden tourism.

This book provides an update on the statistics and growth of the global phenomenon of garden visitation. It delves into new themes and contemporary trends, from art and culture, to psychographic profiling of visitors and how social media and semiotics are used to enrich visitor experience and fuel...

Author(s)
Benfield, R. W.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241761)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Urban garden tourism.

This chapter highlights a number of urban programs related to gardens that rank as the most noteworthy of gardens' new directions in an urban milieu. New directions in garden tourism in urban areas are marked by reaching out to new audiences (where neighborhood demography is changing), community...

Author(s)
Benfield, R. W.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241761)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Overtourism: an evolving phenomenon.

This chapter introduces the phenomenon of 'overtourism' and discusses key emergent themes concerning this topic from various perspectives, namely: neoliberalism and urban perspectives; the mobility paradigm; and social movements. The chapters that comprise this book on overtourism are then...

Author(s)
Milano, C.; Cheer, J. M.; Novelli, M.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Urban ecology: its nature and challenges.

Discussions on urban ecology, as provided in this book, provide information on many foundational elements and formative forces in action in urban environments. In addition, the information provided demonstrates the importance and implications of urbanization-induced changes to the interactions...

ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242607)
Type
Book

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