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Responsible corporate action has long been recognized as a vital step toward sustainability. Recently, this notion has also been introduced in tourism practices. Consequently, researchers have gradually become involved in exploring how tourism CSER is practiced, what might motivate it, and the...

Authors
Lin LiPin; Yu ChiaYuan; Chang FuChen
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
Tourism Management, 2018, 64, pp 1-12
CAB ReviewFull Text

This paper examines the different approaches traditionally used in agriculture for technology transfer in South Asia and other developing regions, and advocates an alternative approach namely that of the developmental farm model. It has been found to be successful in an Indian context, where...

Date
November 2017
Subjects
agricultural development; agricultural sector; farm models; smallholders; technology transfer
Authors
Behera, U. K.; France, J.
News Article

The production of crop-based biofuels has increased substantially in recent years, largely due to rising oil costs, growing energy demand, and the...

Date
November 2017
Authors
Stephanie Cole
CABI Book Info
Cover for Invasive alien plants: impacts on development and options for management.

This book contains 12 chapters covering a broad range of topics: economic, social and biodiversity impacts of invasive alien plants, rural community perceptions, policy framework responses, prevention and control experiences, and the net result of all of this on livelihoods and development as a...

Authors
Ellison, C. A.; Sankaran, K. V.; Murphy, S. T.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646275)
AbstractFull Text

The Hindon River is an important River of western Uttar Pradesh. The river is highly polluted due to industrial, municipal and agricultural activities. Regular monitoring of the quality of water is essential because clean water is obligatory for human health and the integrity of aquatic ecosystems....

Authors
Bhutiani, R.; Mukesh Ruhela; Faheem Ahamad
Publisher
Action for Sustainable, Efficacious Development and Awareness (ASEA)
Publication
Environment Conservation Journal, 2017, 18, 1/2, pp 219-229
AbstractFull Text

Heavy metal pollution of soil, water bodies and air is one of the alarming issues in all over the world. The present investigation mainly deals with the isolation, identification and screening of the metal sorption capacity of indigenous fungal strains isolated from iron mining area, Barbil,...

Authors
Panda, S. S.; Basu, A.; Patnaik, N.; Dhal, N. K.
Publisher
Action for Sustainable, Efficacious Development and Awareness (ASEA)
Publication
Environment Conservation Journal, 2017, 18, 1/2, pp 211-218
AbstractFull Text

Uttarakhand is on fast growth path. Several hydro-electric power projects, etc., are being constructed leading to increase in demand of raw material for construction which is obtained by mining of river beds. River Nimmi is one tributary of river Yamuna, where river bed mining is rampant. This...

Authors
Sati, B. K.; Madhu Thapliyal; Ashish Thapliyal
Publisher
Action for Sustainable, Efficacious Development and Awareness (ASEA)
Publication
Environment Conservation Journal, 2017, 18, 1/2, pp 197-205
AbstractFull Text

The paper seeks to find the economic viability of implementing REDD+, a voluntary market mechanism which involves incentivizing developing countries to stop deforestation and forest degradation in exchange of payment by the developed countries, to achieve their greenhouse gas concentration targets....

Authors
Sahoo, B. P.; Karman Kaur
Publisher
Action for Sustainable, Efficacious Development and Awareness (ASEA)
Publication
Environment Conservation Journal, 2017, 18, 1/2, pp 189-195
AbstractFull Text

The present study was conducted to assess the accumulation of chromium in water hyacinth plant (Eichhornia crassipes) through its growing medium. The water hyacinth plant was collected from pond and treated with different concentration of K2Cr207. The effect of chromium accumulation on growth and...

Authors
Madan, S.; Chanchal; Kaushik, N.
Publisher
Action for Sustainable, Efficacious Development and Awareness (ASEA)
Publication
Environment Conservation Journal, 2017, 18, 1/2, pp 143-148

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