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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 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248494)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Key questions in applied ecology and conservation: a study and revision guide.

This book contains 11 chapters focusing on the history and foundations of applied ecology and conservation, environmental pollution and perturbations, wildlife and conservation biology, restoration biology and habitat management, agriculture, forestry and fisheries management, pest, weed and...

Author(s)
Rees, P. A.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248494)
Type
Book
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Cover for A one health perspective for integrated human and animal sanitation, nutrient recycling and climate change.

In this chapter, the authors present their experiences in developing a conceptual framework for integrated health and environmental assessment, combining health status, physical, socio-economic and cultural environments to improve health and minimize environmental impact. Highlights focused on how...

Author(s)
Hung Nguyen-Viet; Cissé, G.; Phuc Pham-Duc; Vi Nguyen; Tanner, M.; Odermatt, P.; Tu Vu-Van; Hoang Van Minh; Zurbrügg, C.; Schelling, E.; Zinsstag, J.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Review of studies of composition, toxicology and human health impacts of wastewater from unconventional oil and gas development from shale.

Unconventional oil and gas (UOG) extraction has produced large economic benefits. However, prudent management of UOG wastes necessitates a thorough understanding of the complex composition, fate and potential impacts of wastewater releases. UOG production results in large volumes of wastewater....

Author(s)
Crosby, L. M.; Orem, W. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394675)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The natural environment and waste management at the <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Hajj</i>.

This chapter examines how the pilgrimage, hospitality, and tourism sectors are threatening the environment of the Hajj, how the Saudi authorities are managing waste during the Hajj, and what the government's future plans are for ensuring the sustainability of the environment during future Hajj...

Author(s)
Qurashi, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241600)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Consumer-level food waste prevention and reduction towards sustainable diets.

Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development is a global commitment that includes a set of 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) and 169 targets. Food systems are at the heart of this agenda. SDG 12 seeks to 'ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns'. The third target under this goal,...

Author(s)
Gaiani, S.; Rolle, R.; Bucatariu, C.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Rewinding the history of agriculture and emergence of nanotechnology in agriculture.

This chapter explores the emergence of nanotechnology in terms of the history of agriculture. It regards nanotechnology as an important revolutionary technology that is likely to have a considerable impact on the whole of the agricultural sector, including plant breeding, waste remediation,...

Author(s)
Sandhya Mishra; Fraceto, L. F.; Yang XiaoDong; Singh, H. B.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391445)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Welfare challenges: feedlot cattle.

The different aspects that affect the welfare of cattle in feedlots are described, including mud and manure, heat and cold stress, lameness, bovine respiratory disease (BRD), Mycoplasma bovis, liver abscesses, other internal lesions and preconditioning to prevent these health problems. Handling,...

Author(s)
Martin, M.; Grandin, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sustainability in adventure tourism.

This chapter outlines and discusses the key elements of making an adventure tourism company sustainable. Areas for sustainable action for an adventure tourism company include resources, employment, education and training, waste, supply chain, and marketing. Climate change and its effects on...

Author(s)
Jenkins, I. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390868)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Exploring how medical voluntourism contributes to health and wellbeing in Haiti.

This chapter explores the ways in which medical voluntourism (i.e., where health professionals travel to another country to provide medical services) contributes to community health and wellbeing in Haiti, particularly in issues such as malnutrition, water access/sanitation and waste disposal. It...

Author(s)
Thomsen, J.; Keneman, M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391315)
Type
Book chapter

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