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Case Studies in the Environment (2023) 7 (1): 1233811.
Published: 18 October 2023
... patchy. In Jamaica, a combination of challenges—ranging from diminishing availability of arable land and stagnant agricultural innovation to the marginalization of small-scale farming and recurrent climatic shocks—has led to significant agricultural setbacks and socioeconomic distress for local farmers...
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Case Studies in the Environment (2023) 7 (1): 2003840.
Published: 22 September 2023
... <1 acre to 3,000 acres (a total of 8,795 acres). Fires occurred on a variety of land ownerships including private ranch, university, state trust, Army, Bureau of Land Management, Forest Service, Bureau of Reclamation, and U.S. Department of Agriculture. Crew sizes ranged from 1 to 40 people...
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Case Studies in the Environment (2022) 6 (1): 1559200.
Published: 14 March 2022
... population and a substantial agriculture economy. The availability of irrigation water has become even more important over the past few decades as the type of agriculture in the state has shifted dramatically. Perennial, high-revenue crops like avocados, nuts, grapes, and other fruits have more than...
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Case Studies in the Environment (2021) 5 (1): 1367248.
Published: 20 April 2021
... health, agricultural economies, and social well-being on a quickly warming planet. Drawing from a review of research across disciplines, we explore three human-driven factors that have increased the risks of loss for coffee producers in the face of climate change. These three characteristics...
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Case Studies in the Environment (2020) 4 (1): 1–9.
Published: 12 February 2020
... is a major tourist destination as well as one of the country’s most productive agricultural regions. Water from the lush Caribbean slopes of the Lake Arenal region is transported across the continental divide through extensive infrastructure projects. Passing through the semi-arid regions of Guanacaste...
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Case Studies in the Environment (2020) 4 (1): 1–14.
Published: 17 January 2020
... to sustainable agriculture in California; (2) an understanding of select cases of agricultural sustainability innovations across the three dimensions of sustainability: environmental, economic, and social; and (3) a framework for analyzing support networks and organizations focused on sustainable agriculture...
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Case Studies in the Environment (2019) 3 (1): 1–7.
Published: 31 December 2019
...Anne Saville; Alison Adams Agricultural production in the United States provides numerous economic contributions from the national scale to the local, providing farmworker and laborer jobs for hundreds of thousands of people [ 1 ]. Unfortunately, conventional agricultural operations are often...
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Case Studies in the Environment (2019) 3 (1): 1–6.
Published: 31 December 2019
...Molly E. Thrash; Jeffrey W. Hanlon More efficient agricultural water use sounds uncontroversial. Due to increased agricultural efficiency, about 300,000 acre-feet 1 of water per year is made available and is being reallocated from the Imperial Irrigation District to Los Angeles, San Diego...
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Case Studies in the Environment (2017) 1 (1): 1–8.
Published: 31 December 2017
...Richard Byrne Water is generally plentiful in the United Kingdom; however, there is an emerging water quality issue driven by agricultural intensification. Poor land management over generations has contributed to the degradation of upland peat deposits leading to discolouration of potable water...
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Case Studies in the Environment (2017) 1 (1): 1–14.
Published: 31 December 2017
...Miriam Adams-Schimminger; Graham Fifield; Bruce Doran; David Freudenberger Southern Australia has a tree crisis. The iconic and ecologically essential eucalypt trees are dying out across vast swathes of farmland that were once grassy woodlands. A century of clearing and agricultural intensification...
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Case Studies in the Environment (2017) 1 (1): 1–8.
Published: 31 December 2017
... Erie. Algal blooms typically occur when excess nutrients are produced by mixture of agricultural and urban practices, and they may threaten ecological stability and public health for millions dependent on the lake for drinking water, tourism, and fisheries. In this case study, we explore...
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