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close this bookSouth-East Asia's Environmental Future: The Search for Sustainability (UNU, 1993, 422 pages)
View the documentForeword
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close this folderPart I - The driving forces of change
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close this folder1. The dimensions of environmental change and management in the south-east Asian region
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View the documentTrends of the mid-1970s to 1980s
View the documentSome explanatory variables
View the documentProjecting trends into the future
View the documentThe conditions of resource management in the region
View the documentThe main environmental issues
View the documentThe need for a new concept of common resources
close this folder2. Population growth in south-east Asia: Pushing the limits
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View the documentThe population situation
View the documentPopulation growth and the environment
View the documentThe future
close this folder3. Industrialization and urbanization in south-east Asia
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View the documentTrends in economic growth, 1961-1987
View the documentStructural change
View the documentFactors responsible for strong ASEAN growth
View the documentTrends in urbanization
View the documentUrban primacy and megacity issues
View the documentLevers to influence urbanization and urban structure
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View the documentDevelopment problems and the environment
close this folder4. Energy and mineral development: Environment and economics
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View the documentGlobal economic development: energy and minerals
View the documentEnvironment and resource attributes of south-east Asia
View the documentEnergy and mineral demand in the Asia-pacific region
View the documentAssessing environmental costs
View the documentNon-conventional and alternative energy and minerals
View the documentEconomic development, environment and the future
View the documentSummary and conclusions
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close this folder5. The onslaught on the forests in south-east Asia
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View the documentThe nature of the forest resource
View the documentDeforestation and forest degradation: Apportioning blame
View the documentManaging the forest: The role of government in land-use planning
View the documentRebuilding the forests
View the documentThe future of the forests
View the documentNotes on co-operative management
close this folderIn defence of south-east Asia
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close this folderPart II - Climatic change and variability
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close this folder6. Climate model predictions for the south-east Asian region
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View the documentHuman-induced climatic change
View the documentPredicted climatic changes: The global view
View the documentClimate model predictions and the south-east Asian region
View the documentUncertainties and unknowns
View the documentClimatic change and public policy
close this folder7. Enso, drought and flooding rain in south-east Asia
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View the documentThe El NiƱo-southern oscillation
View the documentENSO and south-east Asia
View the documentEffects of ENSO on climate
View the documentImpacts of ENSO
View the documentENSO in the past and future
View the documentFuture work
close this folderA successful prediction using unconventional data
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View the documentPrediction of the 1991 ENSO event in Indonesia
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close this folder8. Climatic change and agriculture: Problems for the Asian tropics
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View the documentClimatic change in tropical Asia, 1910s-1980s
View the documentProblems in climate-agriculture relationships: Rice yields in three areas
View the documentFlow of impacts of climatic change on agriculture
View the documentConcluding remarks
close this folderClimatic change in Indonesia
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View the documentThe ongoing indonesian climatic change
View the documentPossible impact on rice
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close this folderPart III - Selected issues: Change and the environment
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close this folder9. Sustaining and expanding the 'green revolution' in rice
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View the documentAn overview of the 'green revolution' in south-east Asia, 1970-1989
View the documentProblems of the green revolution
View the documentAreas for future endeavour
close this folderEcological policies for sustaining high production in rice: Observations on rice intensification in Indonesia
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View the documentIntroduction
View the documentAn outline of Indonesia's achievements in the green revolution
View the documentThe problems of expanding production in Indonesia
View the documentAssessing the yield potential of the green revolution
View the documentDiminishing biotic diversity and increasing vulnerability
View the documentFacing the problems of sustainability
View the documentRice production and sustainability in the 1990s
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close this folder10. The problems of upland land management
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View the documentThe expansion and intensification of upland agriculture, 1850-1950
View the documentUpland agriculture, 1950-1990: Logging, roads, markets and cash
View the documentThe environmental consequences of upland agricultural expansion: Sustainability and unsustainability
View the documentAttempted solutions
View the documentWhat is to be done?
View the documentPitfalls of the intensification debate
View the documentImmediate needs in upland Java
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close this folder11. The hazard of fire
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View the documentLosses and impairments due to fire
View the documentFactors promoting the spread of fire
View the documentReducing the incidence of large-scale fire
View the documentA wider view of the fire hazard
View the documentThe need for management
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close this folder12. Coastal, inshore and marine problems
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View the documentGlobal trends
View the documentSouth-east Asia
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close this folderThe south-east Asian response
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View the documentAspects of the physical setting
View the documentNational and international responses
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close this folderPart IV - Selected issues: places and people
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View the document13. Threatened places
close this folderNatural and human hazards
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View the documentIntroduction
View the documentNature's threats
View the documentHuman threats
View the documentNatural hazards and their management
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close this folderThe tragedy of the open access
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View the documentForest management in Nepal
View the documentManaging forest resources in Indonesia
View the documentManaging forest resources in Thailand and the Philippines
View the documentManagement of marine resources
View the documentDiscussion of common property management
close this folderThreatened places: A regional view
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View the documentHazards and response
View the documentTraditional resource management
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close this folder14. On threatened peoples
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View the documentThreatened peoples: Contrasts in composition and environment
View the documentTribal peoples of south-east Asia: Causes and nature of threat
View the documentThe indigenous socio-economic system: Is it sustainable?
View the documentThe penan and the timber blockade
View the documentResponses to the problems of the threatened peoples of south-east Asia
View the documentConclusion
View the documentSustainability of indigenous socio-economic systems
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close this folder15. Urban environmental issues in south-east Asian cities: An overview
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View the documentMajor causes of urban environmental degradation
View the documentState of urban environments in south-east Asia
View the documentManaging the urban environment: Some possibilities
View the documentConcluding remarks
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close this folderPart V - Conclusions and recommendations
close this folder16. Conclusions and recommendations
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View the documentA set of concerned conclusions
View the documentRecommendations for research and future action
View the documentThe search for sustainability
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