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Ordos Plateau of China, The

An Endangered Environment

  • Author: UNU
  • Publication date: January 2000
  • Page count: 232
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 99.III.A.25

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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 policy, economics, population and cultural attitudes, and investigates how these factors have contributed to environmental change in the Ordos Plateau.