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Cover for Batteries.

This chapter describes batteries and their installed capacity; and discusses the environmental impacts of using these batteries, including: resource depletion; global warming; ecological toxicity; and human toxicity.

Author(s)
Henderson, P. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392015)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Renewing partnerships with non-state actors for sustainable diets through sustainable agriculture.

Any diet that is qualified as a 'sustainable diet' should be nutritionally adequate, affordable, safe, healthy and culturally acceptable. In optimizing natural and human resources, provision of sustainable diets requires strong partnerships among the stakeholders engaged in production, delivery and ...

Author(s)
Ghosh, K.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sustainable tourism and information technology.

This chapter identifies some of the information technologies for environmental, socio-cultural and economic sustainability in tourism, and the issues surrounding their implementation in the quest for sustainability. The first section focuses on the use of IT to improve environmental resource...

Author(s)
Benckendorff, P. J.; Xiang, Z.; Sheldon, P. J.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393432)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Crisis and conflict in agriculture.

This volume sets out to explore the dialectic relating agriculture, crisis and conflict, and attempts to expand the knowledge on these interactions. Part 1 of the volume (chapters 1-6) discusses thematic issues and methodological approaches to understanding the intersection of agriculture, crisis...

Author(s)
Zurayk, R.; Woertz, E.; Bahn, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393647)
Type
Book
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Cover for Perspectives on value creation - resource configuration.

This chapter looks at culture issues as part of the discourse on resource configuration for experience value creation. It explicates the operant and operand resources tourism firms utilize in their effort to meet various types of tourist demand, and offers suggestions on how tourism firms could...

Author(s)
Prebensen, N. K.; Uysal, M. S.; Chen, J. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395030)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sustainability in adventure tourism.

This chapter outlines and discusses the key elements of making an adventure tourism company sustainable. Areas for sustainable action for an adventure tourism company include resources, employment, education and training, waste, supply chain, and marketing. Climate change and its effects on...

Author(s)
Jenkins, I. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Border change and conflict in Central Asia: the case of agro-pastoral communities in cross-border areas of the Ferghana Valley.

This chapter examines conflicts over water and pastures between agro-pastoral communities in the Ferghana Valley, which lies along the Kyrgyz-Tajik border. The chapter provides insight into the transformative environment of the border regimes and natural resource management, since the time of...

Author(s)
Murzakulova, A.; Mestre, I.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393647)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Building the capacities of developing countries to protect the environment.

This chapter attempts to show how development is changing Africa's landscape, and highlights the problems associated with the extraction of raw materials. Most importantly, it is shown that there is a heavy dependency on sustainable development paradigms from developed nations without careful input ...

Author(s)
James, V. U.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646169)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Managing agrobiodiversity through use: changing paradigms.

This chapter offers some suggestions to ensure the effective and long-term management of agrobiodiversity, including its conservation and use. Sections discuss, among others: the origin and ownership of plant genetic resources; the impact of humans on biodiversity; the global outlook towards...

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Conservation agriculture for Africa: building resilient farming systems in a changing climate.

This book provides an updated assessment of trends in the adaptation and adoption of conservation agriculture (CA) in different countries of Africa. It provides information on the contribution of CA systems to building resilience in a changing climate while increasing productivity, profitability...

Author(s)
Kassam, A. H.; Mkomwa, S.; Friedrich, T.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645681)
Type
Book

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