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Cover for Tourism's beneficial nature: increasing tourism's capacity to enhance conservation in Aotearoa New Zealand's protected areas.

This chapter aims to problematize the notion that tourism and conservation are opposed to one another, by interrogating the expression of this in New Zealand's legislation which clearly states that tourism is allowed in the country's protected areas so long as it is 'not inconsistent' with the...

Author(s)
Abbott, M.; Boyle, C.; Lee, W.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245714)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The challenges facing the feed industry.

This chapter describes the characteristics of the UK feed industry, including performance and efficiency, environmental impact of different types and quantities of nutrients, health and welfare, feed formulation, product safety, legislation, production costs, marketing and continuous improvements.

Author(s)
Booth, A.; O'Neill, H. M.; Quigley, L.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245929)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Legislation, policy and quality assurance.

This chapter reviews the background of UK and EU feed legislation, the first part of which summarizes current feed legislation controlling the production and use of insect-derived feed materials. Also presented in this chapter are the feed legislation for countries outside the UK/EU.

Author(s)
McCulloch, J.; Nelson, J.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245929)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Zoo organisation and regulation.

This chapter contains questions on the organisation of zoos, the role of zoo professionals, record keeping, zoo legislation and the international conventions that affect zoos.

Author(s)
Rees, P. A.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249002)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Key questions in zoo and aquarium studies: a study and revision guide.

This book discusses the role of zoos in a modern, environmentally conscious society. It does this by offering the reader the opportunity to answer 600 multiple-choice questions on a wide range of topics including zoo history, enclosure design, aquarium management, animal behaviour and welfare, zoo...

Author(s)
Rees, P. A.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249002)
Type
Book
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Cover for Improving animal care and welfare: practical approaches for achieving change.

This chapter addresses the implementation of knowledge to improve animal care and welfare. Topics include the use of animal-based measurements to motivate farmers to reduce lameness and other welfare problems; how to use social marketing methods and innovation methods to promote improvements on the ...

Author(s)
Whay, H. R.; Mullan, S.; Main, D. C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245219)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Poultry health: a guide for professionals.

This 333-paged readily accessible up-to-date and well-illustrated handbook presents both clinical poultry medicine and research covering the host biology, immune response and genetics, the microbiology, infection biology, epidemiology and control of the pathogens involved, and all relevant aspects...

ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245042)
Type
Book
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Cover for Human behaviour change models for improving animal welfare.

In this chapter, three key frameworks will be outlined, as well as how they fit together. This will allow animal welfare scientists to develop human behaviour change plans from start to finish. These three frameworks are (i) the theoretical domains framework (TDF; Michie et al., 2005); (ii) the...

Author(s)
Carroll, G. A.; Groarke, J. M.; Graham-Wisener, L.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247886)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Veterinary campaining.

This chapter discusses how veterinarians can educate, enable and motivate owners, producers, consumers and citizens about animals' needs, plight and treatment. They can improve the behaviour of owners, consumers, businesses, social enterprises, charities and public bodies and can educate, advise...

ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247206)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Insect pest management.

This book aims to provide an overview of insect pest management, highlighting the major problem areas and contentious issues and, where possible, attempting to identify promising lines and directions for future research and implementation. The book includes descriptions and explanations of the...

Author(s)
Dent, D.; Binks, R. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241051)
Type
Book

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