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1. Effectiveness of place-sensitive policies in tourism.

Author(s) : Matteo, D. di

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Annals of Tourism Research 2021 Vol.90 ref.14

2. Dietary risk versus physical inactivity: a forced comparison with policy implications? - authors' reply.

Author(s) : Afshin, A.; Lo, J.; Murray, C. J. L.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Correspondence : Lancet (British edition) 2021 Vol.397 No.10286 pp.1710-1710

3. The challenges of smallholder farming.

Author(s) : Wiggins, S.

Publisher : Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing Limited, Cambridge, UK

Book chapter : The sustainable intensification of smallholder farming systems 2021 pp.3-31 ref.many

4. The role and challenges of the private sector in supplying inputs to smallholders.

Author(s) : Derera, J.; Gikera, J.

Publisher : Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing Limited, Cambridge, UK

Book chapter : The sustainable intensification of smallholder farming systems 2021 pp.381-410 ref.10

5. Environmental and wildlife law and policy.

This chapter contains questions about the laws and policies that protect wildlife and the environment. The questions are arranged by topic and divided into three levels: foundation, intermediate and advanced.

Author(s) : Rees, P. A.

Book chapter : Key questions in applied ecology and conservation: a study and revision guide 2021 pp.145-160 ref.11

7. Factors influencing household pulse consumption in India: a multilevel model analysis.

Pulses (also known as legumes) are important in achieving nutrient adequacy in India due to their quality protein content. This study compared district-level pulse production and consumption across India, and household and district-level determinants of pulse intake, including availability,...

Author(s) : John, A. T.; Sanchit Makkar; Sumathi Swaminathan; Sumedha Minocha; Webb, P.; Kurpad, A. V.; Tinku Thomas

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Global Food Security 2021 Vol.29 ref.many

8. A sustainability compass for policy navigation to sustainable food systems.

Growing acknowledgement that food systems require transformation, demands comprehensive sustainability assessments that can support decision-making and sustainability governance . To do so, assessment frameworks must be able to make trade-offs and synergies visible and allow for inclusive...

Author(s) : Hebinck, A.; Zurek, M.; Achterbosch, T.; Forkman, B.; Kuijsten, A.; Kuiper, M.; Nørrung Birgit; Veer, P. van 't; Leip, A.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Global Food Security 2021 Vol.29 ref.many

9. Small-scale farming and food security - policy perspectives from Central and Eastern Europe.

The policy measures integrated within the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) of the European Union (EU) offer potential for fostering the contribution of small farms to Food and Nutrition Security (FNS) in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). However, these measures require appropriate 'programming' by...

Author(s) : Toma, I.; Redman, M.; Czekaj, M.; Tyran, E.; Grivins, M.; Sumane, S.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Global Food Security 2021 Vol.29 ref.many

10. A public health based vision for the management and regulation of opioids.

Prohibition of the possession of opioids for non-medical purposes and medical/pharmaceutical commercialization of opioids are important contributors to the current opioid overdose epidemic. A new model of regulation is urgently required. Within the context of a public health framework, we explore...

Author(s) : Emerson, B.; Haden, M.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : International Journal of Drug Policy 2021 Vol.91

11. Policy effects on the sustainability of animal breeding.

Sustainability in animal breeding can be understood as continuous availability of breeding animals and their germinal products for commercial production, that now and in the future, meet the requirements of a broad range of stakeholders: breeders, farmers, livestock keepers, producers, consumers...

Author(s) : Martyniuk, E.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.14 ref.many

12. Experts' perception of the key drivers of land-use/land-cover changes in Serbia from 1990 to 2012.

Negative trends in land use and land cover changes (LULCCs) are embodied in environmental, economic and social problems, keeping entire societies away from sustainable development goals (SDGs). This recognition incites a need for securing comprehensive and transdiciplinary knowledge on the complex...

Author(s) : Dabović, T.; Pjanović, B.; Tošković, O.; Djordjević, D.; Lukić, B.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.14 ref.37

13. The capitalization effect and its consequence of agricultural support policies - based on the evidence of 800 villages in China.

The theoretical and empirical results of the capitalization effect of agricultural support policies on land rental price remain inconclusive. Based on the survey of Chinese Household Income Projects in 2007 and 2008, this paper adopts the panel data of 800 villages in 11 provinces in China to...

Author(s) : Lin WenSheng; Chen RongYuan

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.14 ref.30

14. The nexus of macroplastic and microplastic research and plastic regulation policies in the Philippines marine coastal environments.

The Philippines was reported as one of the top plastic polluters (macroplastics and microplastics (MPs)) to the marine coastal environment, which necessitated the development and enforcement of plastic regulation policies. However, the nexus between the growing research on macroplastic/MP and the...

Author(s) : Galarpe, R. K. R. van; Jaraula, C. M. B.; Paler, M. K. O.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Marine Pollution Bulletin 2021 Vol.167

15. Evolution of marine litter governance policies in China: review, performance and prospects.

This study aims to empirically analyze the current situation of marine litter governance in China and unearth methods for future development. Based on a mix of 171 policy documents, this article traces the evolution of marine litter governance policies in China since 1982, using the method of...

Author(s) : Yu JinKai; Cui WenXin

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Marine Pollution Bulletin 2021 Vol.167

16. Insights on the implications of COVID-19 mitigation measures for mental health.

Given the unprecedented level and duration of mitigation policies during the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic, it is not surprising that the public and the media have raised important questions about the potential for negative mental health consequences of the measures. To answer them, natural variability in ...

Author(s) : Farkhad, B. F.; Albarracín, D.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Economics and Human Biology 2021 Vol.40

17. The impact of near-real-time deforestation alerts across the tropics.

Reducing deforestation to mitigate climate change necessitates monitoring of deforestation activity. However, while freely available deforestation alerts on forest loss are available, the effect of these alerts and the presence of subscribers in a particular area is unclear. Here, we show that...

Author(s) : Moffette, F.; Alix-Garcia, J.; Shea, K.; Pickens, A. H.

Publisher : Nature Publishing Group, London, UK

Journal article : Nature Climate Change 2021 Vol.11 No.2 pp.172-178 ref.29

18. Chinese martial arts and the Olympics: analysing the policy of the International Wushu Federation.

The International Wushu Federation (IWUF) has been striving to get wushu (Chinese martial arts) into the Olympics for over three decades. As these efforts have not been successful to date, a study was set up to identify and evaluate the IWUF's underlying 'Olympic policy' assumptions. A theory-based ...

Author(s) : Han QingSong; Theeboom, M.; Zhu Dong

Publisher : Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK

Journal article : International Review for the Sociology of Sport 2021 Vol.56 No.5 pp.603-624 ref.many

19. Wetlands in Ethiopia: lessons from 20 years of research, policy and practice.

Throughout sub-Saharan Africa wetlands provide ecosystem services that are critical to the development needs of many people. Local wetland use, however, is often at odds with broader national policy goals in which narratives of conservation and protection dominate, hence a recurring challenge is...

Author(s) : Dixon, A.; Wood, A.; Hailu, A.

Publisher : Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands

Journal article : Wetlands 2021 Vol.41 No.2 ref.many

20. Evaluating social-ecological fit in urban stream management: the role of governing institutions in sustainable urban ecosystem service provision.

The ecosystem services provided by urban rivers are often severely degraded. Although studies have examined why rivers are degraded, little is known about the social and natural dimensions of rivers in urban settings from an integrative systems approach. Such an approach would improve our...

Author(s) : Chien Herlin; Saito, O.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Ecosystem Services 2021 Vol.49

21. Trade-offs between local farmers' demand for ecosystem services and ecological restoration of the Loess Plateau, China.

Knowledge of ecosystem services (ES) supply and demand is highly important in formulating an effective and sustainable environmental policy. Since the 1980s, the Chinese government has implemented a series of nature conservation policies in the Loess Plateau, which has experienced heavy losses of...

Author(s) : Dong XiaoBin; Wang XiaoWan; Wei HeJie; Fu BoJie; Wang JiJun; Uriarte-Ruiz, M.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Ecosystem Services 2021 Vol.49

22. Exploring attitudes towards smoking behaviour and cessation among hospitalised smokers via a socio-ecological framework: a scoping review.

Objectives: Cigarette smoking is a leading cause of preventable mortality and disability. Smoke-free policies in healthcare settings have been implemented as a public health measure. This scoping review aims to explore attitudes on smokers' cessation in smoke-free healthcare settings using a...

Author(s) : Obieche, O.; Lee, M.; Salehi, N.

Publisher : Elsevier, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Addictive Behaviors 2021 Vol.122

23. Kuwait's marine biodiversity: qualitative assessment of indicator habitats and species.

The tropical waters of the Northern Arabian Gulf have a long history of maritime resource richness. High levels of biodiversity result from the complex matrix of coastal habitats, coral reefs and sea grass beds that characterize the region. Insight into the ongoing health of such habitats and the...

Author(s) : Edmonds, N. J.; Al-Zaidan, A. S.; Al-Sabah, A. A.; Quesne, W. J. F. le; Devlin, M. J.; Davison, P. I.; Lyons, B. P.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Marine Pollution Bulletin 2021 Vol.163 ref.many

24. Prevalence of premature ovarian insufficiency and its determinants in Iranian populations: Tehran lipid and glucose study.

Background: Premature ovarian insufficiency (POI) considered as a concerning health issue for women of reproductive age. In this study we aim to estimate the prevalence of POI and assessing the influential factors. Methods: Data was obtained from Tehran lipid and glucose study (TLGS). All eligible...

Author(s) : Dovom, M. R.; Bidhendi-Yarandi, R.; Mohammad, K.; Farahmand, M.; Azizi, F.; Tehrani, F. R.

Publisher : BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK

Journal article : BMC Women's Health 2021 Vol.21 No.79 pp.(23 February 2021) ref.58

25. An empirical analysis of the non-linear effects of natural gas, nuclear energy, renewable energy and ict-trade in leading CO2 emitter countries: policy towards CO2 mitigation and economic sustainability.

Achieving reliable energy supply and environment sustainability whereby mitigating CO2 emissions and promoting sustainable development has become a global effort. Thus, the current study intends to verify the non-linear influence effects of natural gas, nuclear energy, renewable energy and...

Author(s) : Anam Azam; Muhammad Rafiq; Muhammad Shafique; Yuan JiaHai

Publisher : Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Journal of Environmental Management 2021 Vol.286