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Cover for Pushed over the periphery: downsides of degrowth on a small island - experiences of tourism degrowth on the Isle of Man.

This chapter identifies several negative social, cultural and environmental impacts brought about by degrowth of tourism on the Isle of Man, UK. It is pointed out that although the local economy has successfully transitioned to new industries, mainly offering financial services to the international ...

Author(s)
Canavan, B.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245073)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Effects of animal production on the environment.

This chapter discussed how animal production can influence the environment with emphasis on climate change and global warming.

Author(s)
Dryden, G. M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394453)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Planning a new cherry orchard.

Growing fruit trees is a long term financial commitment and establishing an orchard is an expensive enterprise. Selecting the right orchard site is arguably the most important decision that a sweet cherry grower will make and it will affect all other managerial decisions related to the orchard....

Author(s)
Long, L. E.; Lang, G. A.; Kaiser, C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786398284)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Comparing Landsmót 2016 with other equestrian events: the case of the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy.

This chapter aims to present the methodology and main results of research focusing on the short-term economic, social and environmental impacts, as well as the long-term legacy, of the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy (2014 WEG). This event is then compared with Landsmót 2016...

Author(s)
Vial, C.; Barget, E.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242751)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Environmental safety assessment of plants expressing RNAi for pest control.

This chapter focuses on the importance of problem formulation (PF) in the environmental risk assessment process, which involves the identification of the possible hazards associated with a stressor, i.e. transgenic RNAi expressing plants or RNAi-based pesticides. The risk hypotheses developed from...

Author(s)
Arpaia, S.; Christiaens, O.; Krogh, P. H.; Parker, K. M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248890)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Environmental pollution and perturbations.

This chapter contains questions about the pollution of air, land and water (and its effect on food chains), environmental damage and disturbance and major environmental disasters.

Author(s)
Rees, P. A.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248494)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The origins and rôles of today's livestock breeds.

The huge variety of animal and other species that we see today, together with those now extinct, evolved by the process of natural selection. The key to natural selection, and to the artificial selection practised by breeders, is the inherited variation in many characteristics that exists between...

Author(s)
Simm, G.; Pollott, G.; Mrode, R.; Houston, R.; Marshall, K.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241723)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Future directions.

The purpose of this final chapter is to explore some of the key challenges facing farm animal production in general, and animal breeding and genetics in particular, and to discuss how livestock breeders might respond to ensure wide societal and animal benefits.

Author(s)
Simm, G.; Pollott, G.; Mrode, R.; Houston, R.; Marshall, K.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241723)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A one health perspective for integrated human and animal sanitation, nutrient recycling and climate change.

In this chapter, the authors present their experiences in developing a conceptual framework for integrated health and environmental assessment, combining health status, physical, socio-economic and cultural environments to improve health and minimize environmental impact. Highlights focused on how...

Author(s)
Hung Nguyen-Viet; Cissé, G.; Phuc Pham-Duc; Vi Nguyen; Tanner, M.; Odermatt, P.; Tu Vu-Van; Hoang Van Minh; Zurbrügg, C.; Schelling, E.; Zinsstag, J.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
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Cover for Climate change: the ultimate one health challenge.

This chapter provides an overview of the impacts of climate change and the shared benefits of diverse collaborations to adapt to this important threat to animal, man and environmental health.

Author(s)
Stephen, C.; Duncan, C.; Pollock, S.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter

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