Understanding the physical environment of Southeast Asia

A prerequisite for better environmental management

Authored by: Avijit Gupta

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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Southeast Asia is currently moving at a rapid pace of accelerated economic development. The perception of development as being in conflict with the environment and as a degrader of the environment has changed. Now economic development is expected to occur in tandem with improved environmental management, keeping the price of unavoidable environmental degradation as low as possible.

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