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Cover for Tidal generation.

This chapter discusses electricity generation from tidal energy. In particular, the paper explores the present installed tidal power-generating capacity; and tidal barrages, stream generators and lagoons.

Author(s)
Henderson, P. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392015)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Gas-fired power plants.

This chapter discusses the installed capacity of gas-fired power plants and the key area of environmental concern unique to gas-fired plants, the impact of natural gas production and fracking in particular.

Author(s)
Henderson, P. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392015)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Fuel cells and flow batteries.

This chapter describes fuel cells and flow batteries, and explores the key environmental issues relating to production and use of these energy sources.

Author(s)
Henderson, P. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392015)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biofuels and waste-powered generation.

This paper discusses liquid and gaseous biofuels and forestry and agricultural waste product solid biomass. Also, the paper presents the general ecological effects of biomass combustion.

Author(s)
Henderson, P. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392015)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Small-scale and mobile electric generators.

This chapter describes diesel generators, small-scale gas turbines, and household-scale photovoltaic and wind generation. The chapter also presents some environmental issues relating to diesel generators.

Author(s)
Henderson, P. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392015)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Geothermal generation.

This chapter discusses the installed capacity and environmental impacts of geothermal electricity generation.

Author(s)
Henderson, P. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392015)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The spirit of a place on a plate.

This chapter (i) defines and contextualizes food and wine tourism; (ii) explores how sustainable practices may affect food and wine tourism strategic vision and operational marketing; and (iii) considers the importance of tourism 'quality' as the combination of technical, emotional and...

Author(s)
Croce, E.; Perri, G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391278)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Absolute hogwash: assemblage and the new breed of animal biotechnology.

This chapter describes the current structure of modern pork production, with emphasis on the environmental impact, animal welfare, sustainability and ethics in light of new farming technologies.

Author(s)
MacDonald, K. M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394644)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Use of nanomaterials in agriculture: potential benefits and challenges.

This chapter discusses the potential benefits and challenges in the application of nanotechnology in agriculture. It discusses the possibilities for various benefits of the use of nanofertilizers and nanopesticides, especially when developed in the form of nanoencapsulated active ingredients. It...

Author(s)
Ávila, D. S.; Garcia, S. C.; Arbo, M. D.; Nardi, J.; Jacques, M. T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391445)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Factors affecting the fate, transport, bioavailability and toxicity of nanoparticles in the agroecosystem.

This chapter identifies the current knowledge gaps in relation to the potential toxicity of engineered nanomaterials to plants and highlights that a systematic approach is needed to assess the likely level of human and environmental exposure of nanomaterials from use in agriculture.

Author(s)
Yadav, S. K.; Patel, J. S.; Gagan Kumar; Arpan Mukherjee; Anupam Maharshi; Sarma, B. K.; Surendra Singh; Singh, H. B.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391445)
Type
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