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In Coastal Management: Global Challenges and Innovations
Author:
Rajib
Shaw
Mrittika
Basu
Salinity is one of the major drivers of environmental change and a persistent stressor in coastal areas, often resulting from prolonged storm and tidal surge flooding. Especially in case of the Asian Mega Deltas, where vast number of communities depends on coastal agriculture as sole livelihood, salinity is compounding as an immediate as well as...
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In Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Development in Asia
Author:
Farzad
Taheripour
Thomas
Hertel
Badri Narayanan
Gopalakrishnan
Sebnem
Sahin
Anil
Markandya
In this chapter we first examined the impacts of changes in the irrigated and rain fed crops yields induced by climate change on the demand for water. We looked at the impacts of climate change on crop yields and found they vary across crops and agro ecological zones. In this experiment, we showed that, if water for irrigation is not limited,...
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In Biofuels and Sustainability: Holistic Perspectives for Policy-making
This chapter discusses the social and economic impacts of biofuels in East Asia by analyzing four country case studies. Three case study countries are large Asian rapidly developing countries which were expected to be large consumers and producers of biofuels at the beginning of the biofuel boom in the late 2000s: Indonesia, India, and China. All...
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In Biofuels and Sustainability: Holistic Perspectives for Policy-making
In the beginning of the biofuel boom in the late 2000s, there were high expectations in many Asian countries that biofuels could enhance energy security, provide jobs, and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. There were hopes that biofuels could be produced and consumed on a large scale and high expectations of significant biofuel trade. Some...
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In Chapters of the regional and subregional assessment of biodiversity and ecosystem services for Asia and the Pacific
Author:
Lilibeth
Acosta
Amjad
Virk
Ritesh
Kumar
Shyam
Sharma
Tohru
Ikeda
Ganesh
Raj Joshi
Md Saiful
Karim
Koichi
Kuriyama
Mitsutaku
Makino
Kimiko
Okabe
Nicolas
Pascal
Zara
Phang
Noraini
Mohd. Tamin
The Asia-Pacific Regional Assessment is a collective effort among more than 120 researchers, scientists, academics and ILK holders from 27 countries from within and outside the region. Collectively the author team represents several IPBES member governments, non-governmental organizations, academic institutions and private sector companies. The...