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Cover for Risk management or the right to ritual: attempting to control the masses at the Kumbh Mela.

This chapter introduces the Hindu festival Kumbh Mela as a motivating factor driving religious tourism and pilgrimage. Specific attention is given here to risk management at the 2013 Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, a mega-event in which over 100 million pilgrims attended and bathed in the river Ganga....

Author(s)
Griffin, D.; Radhakrishnan, Y. P.; Griffin, K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392282)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Subaltern hydro-struggles against unsustainable commercial diamond-mining practices in chiadzwa, Zimbabwe (2009-2013).

This chapter unravels a dimension of the Zimbabwean crisis since the first decade of the 21st century: the struggle of ordinary rural African people against the abuse of water sources by the commercial diamond mining companies in the Chiadzwa area of Zimbabwe. While acknowledging the efforts by the ...

Author(s)
Duri, F. P. T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646169)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Aquatic plant biodiversity: a biological indicator for the monitoring and assessment of water quality.

The present chapter covers the concept of water pollution, its cause and effects on plant diversity of an aquatic ecosystem. An alteration in the diversity of plants and the disappearance of aquatic plants has been noted in the majority of the world's water bodies as a result of water pollution. In ...

Author(s)
Ansari, A. A.; Shalini Saggu; Al-Ghanim, S. M.; Abbas, Z. K.; Gill, S. S.; Khan, F. A.; Dar, M. I.; Naikoo, M. I.; Khan, A. A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646947)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Getting started.

This chapter describes the business planning and other factors to be considered before starting an aquaculture facility, with emphasis on water type, quality and management.

Author(s)
Stickney, R. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390097)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Understanding and maintaining water quality.

The effects of different water quality parameters on aquacultured species and how to measure and maintain these parameters at optimum levels are discussed.

Author(s)
Stickney, R. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390097)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Useful microorganisms for environmental sustainability: application of heavy metal tolerant consortia for surface water decontamination in natural and artificial wetlands.

Accelerated population growth and the concomitant industrial development increase the flow of pollutants to the environment and reduce the availability of natural resources. Recent research has focused on the implementation of systems that act as the natural counterparts, particularly the use of...

Author(s)
Amábilis-Sosa, L. E.; Salgado-Bernal, I.; Siebe, C. D.; Moeller-Chávez, G. E.; García-Gómez, R. S.; Durán-Domínguez-de-Bazúa, M. C.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645216)
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Urbanization and soil nutrient challenges and opportunities: lessons from Malawian cities.

This chapter summarizes research using findings from two Malawian cities (Lilongwe and Blantyre). The overall aim is to assess the potential for urban agriculture in Malawi to improve urban soil quality, crop yields and livelihood opportunities for urban residents. Results of the research showed...

Author(s)
Mkwambisi, D. D.; Dougill, A. J.; Antwi-Agyei, P.; Chabvuta, C. P.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642109)
Type
Book chapter
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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
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Cover for Water-related issues in sustainability: nitrogen and phosphorus management.

This chapter reviews impacts of nutrient pollution on ground and surface water, issues of nutrient imbalance related to animal agriculture in developing and developed countries. The chapter also explores the impacts of more stringent regulations on water quality.

Author(s)
Knowlton, K.; Ray, P.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640426)
Type
Book chapter

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