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REDD+, a climate change mitigation mechanism that values carbon in tropical forests, is expected to provide Africa with a range of environmental and socio-economic benefits. Drawing on a vast array of literature and personal experiences, this review analyzed particular features and challenges that...

Authors
Gizachew, B.; Astrup, R.; Vedeld, P.; Zahabu, E. M.; Duguma, L. A.
Publisher
Wiley
Publication
Natural Resources Forum, 2017, 41, 2, pp 92-104
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10 - 13 June 2018 - Gangwon Province

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Gangwon Province
Country
South Korea
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News Article

During the week of 27 August – 1 September 2017, World Water Week will, once again, become the annual focal point for addressing global water...

Date
August 2017
Authors
Stephanie Cole
CAB ReviewFull Text

This article reviews, from a socio-economic perspective, the current state of knowledge and controversies around the causes and consequences of global climate change. It considers the prospects for reducing global emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) which, according to the scientific consensus,...

Date
December 2016
Subjects
agriculture; air pollutants; air pollution; air quality; climate change; economic growth; emissions; forestry; greenhouse gases; human activity; land use; pollution control; reviews; socioeconomics
Authors
Davis, J.
CABI Book Info
Cover for Land-use change impacts on soil processes: tropical and savannah ecosystems.

This book contains a collection of 14 case studies from around the globe that illustrate the impact of a range of land-use changes on the physical, chemical and biological characteristics of soils and provide a snapshot of the challenges faced in ensuring sustainable soil management in tropical and...

Authors
Brearley, F. Q.; Thomas, A. D.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642109)
AbstractFull Text

Three lentic water bodies were studied seasonally for various hydrological parameters viz., water pH, water temperature, dissolved oxygen, free carbon dioxide, turbidity, electrical conductivity, total dissolved solids. Well marked seasonal variations with distinct maxima and minima in each...

Authors
Sheetal, A.; Rout, S. K.; Sriparna Chakraborty; Anupama, R. R.
Publisher
MKK Publication
Publication
Environment and Ecology, 2017, 35, 3D, pp 2464-2472
AbstractFull Text

The present paper deals with assessment of noise pollution in different sites of Dehradun city. The noise level was measured with the help of sound meter at six different sites of Dehradun city. These sites are Rajpur road, Clock Tower, Premnagar, Rispanapul, Saharanpur road and ISBT. Noise...

Authors
Pallavi Chauhan; Sohit Sanotra
Publisher
MKK Publication
Publication
Environment and Ecology, 2017, 35, 3D, pp 2433-2436
AbstractFull Text

This study aims for the performance of certain soil fungi for bioremediation of chlorsulfuron herbicide solutions on chemical oxygen demand (COD), biochemical oxygen demand (BOD), total organic carbon (TOC) and active ingredient parameters under agitated culture conditions. Soil fungi were isolated...

Authors
Ergüven, G. Ö.
Publisher
Namık Kemal Üniversitesi
Publication
Journal of Tekirdag Agricultural Faculty, 2017, 14, 2, pp 110-118
AbstractFull Text

In the present study, air quality in a cage-housed laying hen house was investigated throughout the seasons by assessing dust and endotoxin concentrations. Measurements were done twice a month during the 1-year production cycle. The mean levels of dust and endotoxins ranged from 0.60 mg/m3 in May...

Authors
Matković, K.; Prester, L.; Orct, T.; Macan, J.; Varnai, V. M.; Marušić, D.; Ostović, M.; Pavičić, Ž.; Vučemilo, M.
Publisher
Veterinarski Fakultet Sveučilišta u Zagrebu (Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zagreb)
Publication
Veterinarski Arhiv, 2017, 87, 5, pp 597-605
AbstractFull Text

Objective: Environmental pollution and the resultant genotoxicity, has become a major livestock, public and environmental health concern with direct impact on the ecosystem. Here, application of micronucleus test and frequency score as a potential biomarker of genotoxic effect and bio-monitoring...

Authors
Jubril, A. J.; Omadevuaye, T. O.; Adekola, A. A.
Publisher
Network for the Veterinarians of Bangladesh
Publication
Journal of Advanced Veterinary and Animal Research, 2017, 4, 3, pp 281-287

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