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Cover for Positive and negative effects of nanotechnology.

This chapter discusses both the positive and negative effects of nanotechnology. It highlights the importance of nanotechnology in improving agricultural productivity, and its ability to improve plant growth under normal and environmental stresses. It identifies the potential for increased...

Author(s)
Soliman, A. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391445)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A rapidly changing climate in an era of increasing global carbon emissions.

This chapter discusses the reason why there should be a drastic reduction of GHG emissions. Environmental economists support a system of 'negative emissions' up till 2050 in order to limit warming to 2°C over pre-industrial levels by the end of the century. It is suggested that huge capital...

Author(s)
Galdies, C.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The welfare effects of PCBs in the ocean.

This chapter describes the negative effects of polychlorinated biphenyl pollution on marine animals and how to control it.

Author(s)
Simmonds, M. P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Turning off the lights at Chaco.

Artificial lighting within and outside of Chaco Culture National Historical Park has reduced the ability of visitors to experience "natural darkness" and the celestial sky as seen by the Chacoan people thousands of years before (Impacts to natural darkness). "Light pollution" can also impact...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.; Pettengill, P. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391025)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Reducing the environmental impact of poultry production.

This paper discusses the environmental impacts of poultry production and analyses the system using life cycle assessment (LCA) and carbon footprints. Further, the paper presents the impact categories, benefits of LCA, systems of poultry production in the developed world, and the main impacts of...

Author(s)
Williams, A.; Speller, D.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645308)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Quantifying agricultural greenhouse gas emissions and identifying cost-effective mitigation measures.

The chapter provides a brief explanation of how and why GHG emissions arise in agricultural supply chains, describes the methods available for estimating emissions - both on the farm and beyond the farm gate - and summarizes existing studies of GHG emissions in food supply chains. It then explains...

Author(s)
MacLeod, M.; Eory, V.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644288)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Overview.

This chapter discussed briefly the current economic status and trends with regards to livestock production and highlights the inter-dependence of livestock production and climate change as well as the impact of climate change to the livestock sector.

Author(s)
Prasad, C. S.; Malik, P. K.; Bhatta, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644325)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Livestock production and climate change.

This 395-paged-book aims to raise awareness among scientists, academics, students, livestock farmers and policy makers of the twin inter-related and inter-dependent complex mechanisms of livestock rearing and climate change. The contents are divided into sections: one on livestock production, one...

Author(s)
Malik, P. K.; Bhatta, R.; Takahashi, J.; Kohn, R. A.; Prasad, C. S.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644325)
Type
Book
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Cover for Air quality issues in sustainability: greenhouse gases and volatile organic compounds.

This chapter presents a thorough discussion of the sources of GHG and VOC emissions from animal agriculture. The chapter also explores potential emission mitigation techniques.

Author(s)
Place, S. E.; Mitloehner, F. M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640426)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Integration of air and water quality issues.

This chapter attempts to integrate air and water quality issues in animal agriculture. The chapter provides discussion on whole-farm modelling; integrated farm system model; and production systems evaluations.

Author(s)
Rotz, C. A.; Veith, T. L.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640426)
Type
Book chapter

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