Sustainability Matters: Environmental Management in Asia
This is a compilation of some of the best research papers of students from the MSc (Environmental Management) programme at the National University of Singapore from 2001ndash;2006. They have been edited for brevity and cover a wide range of topics encompassing Corporate Environmental Management, the Conservation of Biological Diversity, Land use Planning, the Marine Environment, the Environment and Economic Development, Energy Sustainability, as well as Urban Pollution and Waste Management. These issues are examined in the context of different Asian countries, including Bangladesh, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nepal, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. This book provides perspectives of the many challenges that confront environmental managers, and ventures to suggest some solutions.
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