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Deforestation of sandy soils is a greater threat to climate

The impact of forest removal on above ground biodiversity has been a concern, both politically and scientifically for many years.  However,...

Date
April 2014
Authors
Stephanie Cole
Abstract

Assessing environmental sustainability in tourism and recreation areas: a risk-assessment-based model.

This paper presents a three-stage model that applies the principles of risk assessment to the evaluation of environmental sustainability in the tourism and recreation sectors. The model uses both qualitative and quantitative data. While assessing environmental risk at and from tourism and...

Authors
Roe, P.; Hrymak, V.; Dimanche, F.
Publisher
Routledge
Publication
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2014, 22, 2, pp 319-338
Event

Air & Waste Management Association 107th Annual Conference & Exhibition

24 - 27 June 2014 - Long Beach, California

Venue
Long Beach, California
Country
USA
Contact Details
One Gateway Center, 3rd Floor, 420 Fort Duquesne Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-1435 USA.
Tel
+1 800 270 3444
Fax
+1 412 232 3450
CAB ReviewCABI Full Text

Multiple social and environmental benefits of poplars and willows - Mini Review.

Poplars and willows provide society with ecosystem services. These include direct economic benefits such as wood, fibre, fuelwood and other forest products. They also include environmental benefits improving the lives of people, such as through rehabilitation of degraded land, restoration of forest...

Date
February 2014
Subjects
climate change; degraded land; ecological restoration; ecosystem services; food security; forest products; land use; landscape; poverty; rehabilitation; reviews; rural development; sustainability
Authors
Richardson, J.; Isebrands, J. G.
CABI Book Info
Cover for Poplars and willows: trees for society and the environment.

Poplars and willows: trees for society and the environment.

This book entitled 'Poplars and Willows: Trees for Society and the Environment' contains twelve chapters. The poplars could equally well be willows, since they are clearly of a single, identified taxon (Chapter 2), selected originally from naturally occurring genetic resources (Chapter 3), but...

Authors
Isebrands, J. G.; Richardson, J.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641089)
AbstractCABI Full Text

Acknoledgement of natural disasters as extreme phenomena on a community level.

In the era of climate change and weather hazard sustainability becomes not just a generous ideea but a sollution to unpredictible events. Having a structured approach, a methodology to analize natural hazards is the first step to provide sollutions and to react better in similar situations. It...

Authors
Vrgovici, S. M.
Publisher
Banat's University of Agricultural Science and Veterinary Medicine
Publication
Lucrări Ştiinţifice, Universitatea de Ştiinţe Agricole Şi Medicină Veterinară a Banatului, Timisoara, Seria I, Management Agricol, 2013, 15, 1, pp 300-305

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