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Cover for Health effects of recreation vehicle noise: laboratory evidence for mood and heart rate.

This project aimed to illustrate the numerous ways in which excessive noise in protected areas can have negative impacts on health and wellbeing. A laboratory simulation of national parks was carried out using a sample of graduate and undergraduate students (n=77) who volunteered in exchange for...

Author(s)
Benfield, J. A.; Weinzimmer, D.; Taff, B. D.; Newman, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391315)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Risks for human health related to invasive alien reptiles and amphibians.

More than 100 amphibian and reptile species have established populations outside their natural geographical range, mostly as a consequence of the international pet trade. About 40 zoonoses are associated with reptiles and amphibians. The main zoonotic risks from alien invasive reptiles and...

Author(s)
Pauwels, O. S. G.; Pantchev, N.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390981)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Do alien free-ranging birds affect human health? A global summary of known zoonoses.

Non-native birds are prominent among alien taxa, with at least 415 species established outside their natural distribution ranges. Impacts of introduced birds on human health have received little attention up to now, despite previous works suggesting that disease transmission is a major impact...

Author(s)
Mori, E.; Meini, S.; Strubbe, D.; Ancillotto, L.; Sposimo, P.; Menchetti, M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390981)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Non-infectious disorders of warmwater fish.

This chapter gives an overview on aspects of current finfish cage culture, such as environmental and anthropogenic related problems, stress and nutritional imbalance and the development of abnormalities which may affect growth and increase disease susceptibility.

Author(s)
Soares, F.; Fernández, I.; Costas, B.; Gavaia, P.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642079)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Dog-associated problems affecting public health and community well-being.

The chapter will consider problems other than zoonotic diseases affecting public health and community well-being only, and not the adverse effects on the welfare of the dogs themselves. This chapter discusses a range of issues other than zoonoses associated with dogs, such as injuries and trauma to ...

Author(s)
Butcher, R. L.; Keuster, T. de
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938352)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for International transport and climate change: taking responsibility seriously.

The primary aim of this chapter is to provide the reader with a view of the development of the air transport industry and of how, over the last two decades, the current and potential contribution from aviation to man's impact on the climate has become of vital importance to the future of the...

Author(s)
Somerville, H.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939878)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The sounds of silence in Muir Woods.

Large numbers of visitors resulted in substantial noise at Muir Woods National Monument, and this limited the opportunity for visitors to hear the sounds of nature along trails and at Cathedral Grove (Impacts to soundscape; Impacts to trails; Impacts to attraction sites), and may have affected...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845939311)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Environmental management.

This chapter provides a brief introduction and review of the types of environmental management tools that are in common use within the nature, adventure and ecotourism sector. Some of these are also broadly relevant across the entire tourism industry, others only for particular activities or...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934576)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Understanding the impacts of noise on marine mammals.

This chapter overviews the influence of noise on marine mammals with reference to sounds that can be produced by tourism platforms. The potential impacts of noise pollution on these species are presented. The sources of noise from tourism platforms are discussed. Noise pollution is placed in an...

Author(s)
Lusseau, D.
ISBN
2007 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933456)
Type
Book chapter

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