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Wetlands Ecosystems in Asia: Function and Management

Edited By: MH Wong

451 pages, Figs, tabs

Elsevier

Hardback | Aug 2004 | #148258 | ISBN: 0444516913
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NHBS Price: £135.00 $172/€161 approx

About this book

Wetlands are among the most important and productive ecosystems on earth. They stabilize water supplies, clean polluted waters, protect shorelines, and recharge groundwater aquifers. In recent years, the importance of wetland conservation has been recognized by different sectors of the community. This volume consists of the contributions of 23 distinguished wetland experts to review the major problems involved in wetland management, and how they can be solved against a background of situations in Asian countries.

This book does do a good job of documenting challenges facing the wetlands of coastal China and Hong Kong wetlands. -Ecological Engineering, 2006


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