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Biodiversity in peat Swamp Forest and plantations

In Catastrophe and Regeneration in Indonesia’s Peatlands: Ecology, Economy and Society
Author:
Fujita, M. S.
Muhammad, A.
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The Biodiversity of Southeast Asian tropical rainforests

In Catastrophe and Regeneration in Indonesia’s Peatlands: Ecology, Economy and Society
Author:
Fujita, M. S.
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Outline of the Survey Area in Riau Province, Indonesia

In Catastrophe and Regeneration in Indonesia’s Peatlands: Ecology, Economy and Society
Author:
Suzuki, H.
Fujita, M. S.
Watanabe, K.
Masuda, K.
Mizuno, K.
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Editor:
Sangam Shrestha
Vishnu Prasad Pandey
Shashidhar Thatikonda
Groundwater contributes to the sustainable development of many Asian cities by providing water for domestic, industrial, and agricultural uses and by regulating ecosystem flows. In many Asian cities more than half the potable water supply comes from groundwater. In some cities, groundwater abstraction for industrial use is even higher than for...
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In Groundwater Environment in Asian Cities: Concepts, Methods, and Case Studies
Groundwater is the sole source of water supply in Khulna. It is abstracted both by municipality and privately. Furthermore, it is an important source of irrigation at the outskirts of the city and an important source of water supply during disasters that occur quite frequently. Despite the easy availability of groundwater, Khulna is facing acute...
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In Groundwater Environment in Asian Cities: Concepts, Methods, and Case Studies
Author:
Vishnu Prasad Pandey
Groundwater has been a traditional source of water supply in Japan for a long period of time. After the country entered a rapid phase of industrialization and urbanization, there was an obvious increase in the pressures on the groundwater environment. Uncontrolled abstraction of groundwater soon led to the emergence of problems such as drawdown of...
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In Groundwater Environment in Asian Cities: Concepts, Methods, and Case Studies
Author:
Sangam Shrestha
Vishnu Prasad Pandey
Groundwater is a key resource in the process of socioeconomic development, as it constitutes above one fourth of the total renewable water resources in the entire subregion. Due to a lack of understanding and previous poor governance, environmental issues relating to groundwater such as depletion of groundwater resources and well yield (e.g.,...
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In Sustainable Development and Disaster Risk Reduction
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Coastal areas are the driver of economic development, yet, over the last decade, more than 60 % of disaster losses have been confined to the coastal area. While on the one hand, the world has witnessed some deadly geo-hydro hazards in the past decade, rapid onset of climate change is also likely to intensify a range of hydrometeorological disasters...