Environmental Impact, covering everything to do with man's impact on the environment.
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What is Environmental Impact?
Environmental Impact is an internet resource created in response to demand from the scientific community, policy makers and information specialists for a single comprehensive bibliographic information resource on climate change and other influences of humans on the biosphere.
- over 1 million bibliographic records (derived from CAB Abstracts)
- 5,500 serials indexed plus non-serial publications including books, reports, theses and conferences
- 5,400 full text documents linked from the database
- over 65 relevant CAB Reviews articles
- over 600 climate change reports from key organizations
- 48 CAB eBooks from our environmental science front-list
- The bibliographic database includes records from CAB Abstracts Archive dating back to 1910, and is updated weekly
- Full text documents available include conference papers, journal articles and bulletins, including:
- Ontario Forest Research (OFRI) bulletin series
- Climate Change Research Report and Climate Change Research Information Note
- All relevant publications by Bioversity International, Center for International Forestry Research
(CIFOR), International Water Management Institute (IMM), Ontario Forest Research institute and
the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)
- All relevant conferences by Agronomy Society of New Zealand, European Grassland Federation,
International Lupin Association and International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO)
- Breaking news updates, news articles covering current topics and an events calendar
- CAB Reviews: specially commissioned, peer reviewed review articles written by specialists in their field
- CAB eBooks: this is first of our subject based internet resources to include content from CAB eBooks, our new ebooks platform; It features the entire set of CABI’s environmental books and their chapters published since 2005
What does it cover?
The subject coverage of this new resource focuses on all aspects of the effects of climate change on the terrestrial and freshwater biosphere, mitigation strategies and other adverse influences of humans on the environment, including:
climate change effects related to: agroforestry and non-wood forest products / water resources / soils / crop production / plant pests and diseases / agrometeorology / human and animal health / economic aspects / rural development / tourism
other effects of humans on the biosphere including: deforestation / pollution / habitat loss / watershed stability / land diversion / loss of land due to urban development / species losses (e.g. poaching)
adaptation and mitigation strategies including: fuelwood and biofuels / creation of habitat corridors / cropping systems designed to sequester carbon / restoration ecology / bioremediation /
Who uses it?
- Lecturers, researchers and students
- Government scientists and policy makers
- Environmental protection agencies
- Climate change campaign groups
- Development project workers
- Donor agencies