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Applying the social-ecological system framework to the diagnosis of urban lake commons in Bangalore, India.

The south Indian city of Bangalore provides a challenging yet representative context within which to examine issues of governance of urban social-ecological commons. The city was once famous for its numerous large water bodies, which have witnessed tremendous encroachment and pollution in recent...

Nagendra, H.; Ostrom, E.
Resilience Alliance
Ecology and Society, 2014, 19, 2, pp art67
News Article

Can grasslands benefit birds and bioenergy?

While demand for bioenergy is increasing, the ecological consequence of crop production for bioenergy on working lands is uncertain. A new study...

October 2014
Stephanie Cole

Sustaining ecosystem services in forest landscapes

23 - 30 August 2015 - Tartu

CABI Book Info
Cover for Climate change and global health.

Climate change and global health.

This book describes the direct and indirect global impacts of climate change. It includes 30 chapters divided into 7 parts. Part I (Introduction) includes 2 chapters describing anthropocene and the impact of climate change on global health. Part II includes 4 chapters focusing on the primary health...

Butler, C. D.
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642659)
CAB ReviewFull Text

The practical implementation of microalgal biodiesel: challenges and potential solutions.

With conventional fossil energy reserves diminishing as well as atmospheric pollution increasing through excessive use of these resources, we need to switch to cleaner, renewable replacement sources of energy for a sustainable future. Bioenergy is a promising alternative among the different...

September 2014
aquatic organisms; aquatic plants; biodiesel; bioenergy; biofuels; biogas; energy sources; ethanol; lipids; renewable energy; renewable resources; reviews
Sen Gupta, S.; Sharad Bhartiya; Yogendra Shastri
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Land use and cover change in pastoral systems of Uganda: implications on livestock management under drought induced pasture.

The rangelands of Uganda used to be historically managed under traditional systems where grazers had open access with mobility as a main coping strategy to drought. Changes in land ownership, increased population and demand for food and fuel have led to changes in land use and cover types,...

Byenkya, G. S.; Mugerwa, S.; Barasa, S.; Zziwa, E.
African Crop Science Society
African Crop Science Journal, 2014, 22, Suppl. 4, pp 1013-1025
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Effectiveness of technological options for minimising production risks under variable climatic conditions in Eastern Uganda.

This study employed the Just and Pope stochastic production frontier to assess the effectiveness of farmer-preferred technologies in reducing production risk related to climate variability in Eastern Uganda. Data for this study were obtained from 315 households, 9 focus group discussions and 23 key...

Kansiime, K. M.; Shisanya, A. C.; Wambugu, K. S.
African Crop Science Society
African Crop Science Journal, 2014, 22, Suppl. 4, pp 859-874
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Geographic Information Systems for assessment of climate change effects on teff in Ethiopia.

The value of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for assessing climate change impacts on crop productivity cannot be over-emphasised. This study evaluated a GIS based methodology for teff (Eragrostis tef) production in Ethiopia. We examined the spatial implications of climate change on areas...

Yumbya, J.; Vaate, M. D. B. de; Kiambi, D.; Kebebew, F.; Rao, K. P. C.
African Crop Science Society
African Crop Science Journal, 2014, 22, Suppl. 4, pp 847-858
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Analysis and mapping of climate change risk and vulnerability in Central Rift Valley of Ethiopia.

There is growing demand for spatially explicit information among stakeholders across public and private institutions regarding vulnerability to climate change at the local scale. This study was conducted over 16 districts in Central Rift Valley (CRV) of Ethiopia, to determine the degree of climate...

Gizachew, L.; Shimelis, A.
African Crop Science Society
African Crop Science Journal, 2014, 22, Suppl. 4, pp 807-818
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Influence of irrigation with domestic wastewater on different agronomical features in summer savory (Satureja hortensis L.).

The main objective of the present study was to evaluate the effects of irrigation with domestic wastewater on different agronomical features of summer savory (Satureja hortensis L.). In this experiment, the soil has been used as a biological filter to absorb pollution in the domestic wastewater. 15...

Darvishi, H. H.
Shamokal Publications
International Journal of Biosciences (IJB), 2014, 5, 6, pp 203-206

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