The Last Tree : Reclaiming The Environment In Tropical Asia Paperback / softback
by James Rush
Chronicling the increasingly devastating environmental situation in tropical Asia, this book describes citizen groups working throughout the region to avert a crisis.
The author reviews the state of the habitat and discusses the evidence of environmental degradation that plagues the region, including dwindling forests, contaminated waterways, vulnerable coastal zones, overcrowded cities, and receding countryside.
He also analyzes the link between state control of resources and environmental destruction, focusing on the governments of Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand and India.
This book may be of interest to environmentalists and those concerned with saving their natural heritage.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 107 pages
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
- Publication Date: 06/05/1991
- Category: Environmentalist, conservationist & Green organizations
- ISBN: 9780813383774