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Cover for Batteries.

This chapter describes batteries and their installed capacity; and discusses the environmental impacts of using these batteries, including: resource depletion; global warming; ecological toxicity; and human toxicity.

Author(s)
Henderson, P. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392015)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Adventure tourism.

This chapter defines adventure tourism, introduces new and novel adventure tourism developments, and looks at the evolution of adventure tourism over the past 40 years. It also discusses issues currently facing the adventure industry, including training and skills, new technology, sustainability,...

Author(s)
Jenkins, I. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sustainable diets: linking nutrition and food systems.

This book takes a transdisciplinary approach and considers multisectoral actions, integrating health, agriculture, environment, economy, and socio-cultural issues, to comprehensively explore the topic of sustainable diets. Consideration is given to the multi-dimensional nature of diets and food...

Author(s)
Burlingame, B.; Dernini, S.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book
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Cover for Climate change and sustainable and healthy diets.

Promoting good nutrition, health and sustainable food systems in the context of population growth, dietary transition and a changing climate is a central challenge of our time. While climate change has an impact on our food systems and diets, our food systems and dietary patterns also affect...

Author(s)
Pahlen, C. T. von der
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Indigenous food systems: contributions to sustainable food systems and sustainable diets.

Indigenous food systems are remarkable reservoirs of unique cultural knowledge grounded in historical legacy and spirituality that acknowledge the inextricable link of people with their sustainably managed resources. These sustainable food systems can provide essential understanding about...

Author(s)
Kuhnlein, H.; Eme, P.; Larrinoa, Y. F. de
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The One Planet Sustainable Food Systems (SFS) Programme as a multistakeholder platform for a systemic approach.

Food production and consumption has a failing performance in terms of food security, nutrition and health, but also equality, environmental protection and climate change mitigation, posing a serious sustainability challenge as the planet's population grows while consuming beyond planetary...

Author(s)
Solon, M. M.; Mink, P.; Dernini, S.; Bortoletti, M.; Lomax, J.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Halophytes and climate change: adaptive mechanisms and potential uses.

This book contains 22 chapters covering topics on the ecophysiology, mechanisms of adaptation to climate change and practical uses of halophytes.

Author(s)
Hasanuzzaman, M.; Shabala, S.; Fujita, M.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394330)
Type
Book
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Cover for South African salt marshes: ecophysiology and ecology in the context of climate change.

This paper reviews the distribution, zonation and ecophysiological tolerances of salt marsh plants in South Africa. In South Africa salt marsh covers 11,788.8 ha with the largest areas occurring in the Berg, Olifants, Orange and Langebaan Estuaries. The changing climate necessitates in-depth...

Author(s)
Tabot, P. T.; Adams, J. B.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394330)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Salt marsh plants: biological overview and vulnerability to climate change.

Salt marshes are vegetative ecosystems that occupy intertidal zones in estuaries or behind coastal barrier islands where there is some degree of protection from strong wave energy. Physiochemical properties of these marshes are stressful for most angiosperms, as only a few species can tolerate the...

Author(s)
Touchette, B. W.; Kneppers, M. K.; Eggert, C. M.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394330)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Synergic effects of rhizobacteria: increasing use of halophytes in a changing world.

Halophytes have special features that enable them to adapt to saline environments. They are also associated with some microbiomes, which play an important role in their survival and special adaptation to adverse situations. Among them, bacteria intimately associated with plant tissues may interact...

Author(s)
Mesa-Marín, J.; Mateos-Naranjo, E.; Rodríguez-Llorente, I. D.; Pajuelo, E.; Redondo-Gómez, S.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394330)
Type
Book chapter

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