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UNU Studies on Critical Environmental Regions

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ORDOS PLATEAU OF CHINA ENDANGERED

Ordos Plateau of China, The

An Endangered Environment

Series:
UNU Studies on Critical Environmental Regions
14 Jan 2000
The Ordos Plateau of China is an account of the regional human-environmental history of the Ordos Plateau, a dryland region inhabited by Chinese farmers and Mongolian shepherds. It surveys environmental changes in vegetation and soil during 1949-1992, examines such societal factors as government ...
IN PLACE OF THE FOREST

In Place of the Forest

Environmental and Socio-Economic Transformation in Borneo and the Eastern Malay Peninsula

Series:
UNU Studies on Critical Environmental Regions
9 Jan 1998
This book describes the course of the modern transformation of Borneo and the eastern side of the Malay Peninsula, an area considered to be 'environmentally critical' because of the massive deforestation that has taken place since the 1960s. It begins with a description of the natural environment...
AMAZONIA RESILIENCY & DYNAMISM

Amazonia

Resiliency and Dynamism of the Land and its People

Series:
UNU Studies on Critical Environmental Regions
26 Dec 1997
The Amazon basin, site of the world's largest remaining tropical rain forest, is experiencing rapid ecological and socio-economic changes. This book examines the driving forces behind these changes and considers current threats to the forests and their biodiversity. Various strategies for conserv...
REGIONS AT RISK COMPARISONS THREAT

Regions at Risk

Comparisons of Threatened Environments

Series:
UNU Studies on Critical Environmental Regions
23 Feb 1996