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Climate impact on agroeconomy in semiarid region of Armenia.

With 21% of gross domestic product (GDP) in agricultural sector and having consistently experienced natural disasters (e.g., drought, flood), Armenia is very vulnerable to climate and its change. Given the fact that 63% of the entire land is planted with grains, this study primarily focuses on the...

Authors
Melkonyan, A.; Asadoorian, M. O.
Publisher
Springer
Publication
Environment, Development and Sustainability, 2014, 16, 2, pp 393-414
News Article

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
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)
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Island tourism in a UNESCO-MAB Reserve (Philippines): impacts, risks, and challenges.

The paper examines the issues and challenges of promoting sustainable island tourism in Puerto Galera, the first site in the Philippines declared a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Biosphere Reserve within the Man and the Biosphere (MAB) program. It...

Authors
Catibog-Sinha, C.
Publisher
Taylor's University
Publication
Asia-Pacific Journal of Innovation in Hospitality and Tourism, 2013, 2, 2, pp 105-121

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