The environment in Southeast Asia’s past, present and future

Authored by: Philip Hirsch

Routledge Handbook of the Environment in Southeast Asia

Print publication date:  September  2016
Online publication date:  September  2016

Print ISBN: 9780415625210
eBook ISBN: 9781315474892
Adobe ISBN: 9781315474885


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The environment is one of the defining issues of our times, and it is closely linked to questions and dilemmas surrounding economic development. It is at once a global issue, sometimes understood in terms of the very future of the planet, and a local one, involving people’s intimate interaction with their immediate surroundings. In this book, we choose to explore the environment at an intermediate scale, that of a world region – specifically, Southeast Asia.

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