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Cover for Involving the communities and civil society.

This chapter describes how the Char Development and Settlement Project in Bangladesh is involving and empowering the char communities in different ways to continue the development of their area. The roles of local government institutions, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and field-level...

Author(s)
Haider, N.; Jenkins, A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246049)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for An overview with discussions on freshwater and marine ecosystems in North America.

This chapter presents an overview (both and current) on climate change and non-infectious and infectious fish disorders. Highlight of this chapter focused on the following: weather and climate change, atmospheric warming and atmospheric carbon dioxide, milankovitch cycles, seasonal changes,...

Author(s)
Strychar, K. B.; Sammarco, P. W.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393982)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nanotechnology: comprehensive understanding of interaction, toxicity and the fate of biosynthesized nanoparticles in the agroecosystem.

This chapter highlights the crucial need for models that can predict nanomaterial exposure while considering their potential transport, transformation and toxic effects in the natural flora and fauna. It rightly highlights that the potential benefits of the use of nanomaterials in agri-food...

Author(s)
Rajput, R. S.; Jyoti Singh; Prachi Singh; Chitara, M. K.; Ram, R. M.; Sandhya Mishra; Singh, H. B.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391445)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for If fishes feel pain, what should we do?

The regulatory and welfare aspects of fishes in culture and fishery conditions are described.

Author(s)
Braithwaite, V. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for What is the bioeconomy.

This chapter describes the bioeconomy as it is defined today in research and policy documents. The main characteristics of the various bioeconomy sectors, the relationships across sectors, and the related actors are described. The chapter also illustrates the main statistical evidence about the...

Author(s)
Viaggi, D.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392756)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Technology and innovation in the bioeconomy.

This chapter starts with a description of the main bioeconomy-relevant technologies, together with a review of some of the main non-bioeconomy-specific technologies with important applications in connection with the bioeconomy. The second part of the chapter provides a simplified representation of...

Author(s)
Viaggi, D.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392756)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Food-based approaches for improving diets and raising levels of nutrition: the fish story.

Improving diets and raising levels of nutrition - in terms of animal protein, essential nutrients, and micronutrients - is a key aspect of food security for millions of people around the world. Fish have an important role in nutrition-sensitive agriculture and food-based approaches that sustainably ...

Author(s)
Thompson, B.; Amoroso, L.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642994)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Famine, hunger, society and climate change.

This chapter describes the association between famine, population growth and the Cold War and the apparent conquest of famine by the green revolution. Vegetarianism as a potential solution to world hunger, the inequality in food distribution, and food wastes are discussed. The ecological and social ...

Author(s)
Butler, C. D.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642659)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Wetlands.

After commencing with a summary of the current status, importance and productivity of natural wetlands, the chapter reviews the contribution of wetland ecological functions to sustaining vital ecosystem services. Wetlands are vulnerable to a range of anthropogenic pressures, notably land use...

Author(s)
Finlayson, M.; Bunting, S. W.; Beveridge, M.; Tharme, R. E.; Nguyen-Khoa, S.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640884)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Albania's agriculture sector: trends and projections.

This chapter shows how the substantial changes experienced by Albania in the last 20 years have decisively conditioned the trends of the agro-food system in terms of production, consumption, and trade balance. It looks at the impact of the collapse of planned-economy supply chains and land...

Author(s)
Leonetti, L.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641003)
Type
Book chapter

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