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Cover for World Heritage Sites - an introduction.

This chapter offers an introduction to the organizations related to World Heritage sites (WHSs); the historical background of WHSs; the World Heritage Convention and the mission of WHSs; the designation process of WHSs; the concepts of heritage and WHSs; and some Eastern and Western perspectives on ...

Author(s)
Jimura, T.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392688)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sport hunting tourism.

This chapter describes the actions of several tourist hunters and points out the flaws in the claim of many of these hunters that the money they pay for the pleasure of killing is what enables impoverished countries to pay for the conservation of wildlife.

Author(s)
Goodall, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391858)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Our need for electricity and the main energy sources available.

This paper discusses the advantages of electricity and the link between electricity and standard of living. Also, the paper explores the main sources of energy and the growth in electricity consumption.

Author(s)
Henderson, P. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392015)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tidal generation.

This chapter discusses electricity generation from tidal energy. In particular, the paper explores the present installed tidal power-generating capacity; and tidal barrages, stream generators and lagoons.

Author(s)
Henderson, P. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392015)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Wave power and ocean thermal energy conversion.

This chapter discusses the different types of wave generator; and explores the ecological impacts of of large-scale wave energy generation, and ocean thermal energy conversion.

Author(s)
Henderson, P. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392015)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Gas-fired power plants.

This chapter discusses the installed capacity of gas-fired power plants and the key area of environmental concern unique to gas-fired plants, the impact of natural gas production and fracking in particular.

Author(s)
Henderson, P. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392015)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Wind turbines and the effects of offshore piling.

This chapter reviews the ecological impacts of piling and dredging on marine life. These activities often occur during the construction of offshore wind farms; however, they also commonly occur during the construction of other types of coastal power plant.

Author(s)
Henderson, P. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392015)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Fuel cells and flow batteries.

This chapter describes fuel cells and flow batteries, and explores the key environmental issues relating to production and use of these energy sources.

Author(s)
Henderson, P. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392015)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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 Biofuels and waste-powered generation.

This paper discusses liquid and gaseous biofuels and forestry and agricultural waste product solid biomass. Also, the paper presents the general ecological effects of biomass combustion.

Author(s)
Henderson, P. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392015)
Type
Book chapter

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