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Economics of food systems

This chapter focuses on how improvement in agriculture and nutrition can translate broadly into changes in rural livelihoods and standards of living, what can be done at the farm scale, versus the…

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Interference with Global Nitrogen and Phosphorous Cycles

This chapter discusses human impacts on the global nitrogen and phosphorus cycles that link the living and non-living parts of the Earth system. These chemical relationships control the general…

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Nutrient Management

This chapter discusses the mineral nutrition of crops. Plants use energy from the sun to fix carbon dioxide from the atmosphere in photosynthesis. The nutrient cycle of the soil is seen when bacteria…

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Introduction to Marine Ecosystems

The ocean is an intricate patchwork of co-existing ecosystems from which humans benefit in terms of food, energy, and keeping our planet habitable by regulating climate and absorbing nutrients from…

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Evolution and Marine Biodiversity

Marine life adapts to the extreme and unique conditions deep in the ocean. Of the probably more than one million species in the oceans, at least four-fifths are completely unknown to science at the…

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Resilience and Adaptation in the Ocean

This chapter looks at how marine ecosystems reacts to human pressure and the resilience of the system. Nutrient pollution is a problem in marine ecosystems because excess nutrients allow fast-growing…

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Ecosystem and Nutrient Management

This chapter presents a positive example of marine management with nutrient management in the Baltic Sea and shows that it is essential to have effective international treaties, sound scientific…

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