Toward an Environmental Strategy for Asia, Parts 63-224

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World Bank Publications, 1993 M01 1 - 210 pages
World Bank Discussion Paper No. 224. All of the World Bank's priorities for environmental aid to Asia are described in this comprehensive manual. Also featured is a framework to improve the region's environmental management and achieve sustainable

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Contents

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VII
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VIII
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IX
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X
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XI
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XII
135
XIV
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XV
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XVII
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Page 19 - Economic and population growth has led to severe negative impacts on the Asian environment. Pressure on the region's resources is intense and growing. There are serious problems in the areas of urban environmental degradation, industrial pollution, atmospheric emissions, soil erosion and land degradation, degradation of water resources, deforestation, and loss of natural habitat.
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