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Environmentalist

, Volume 9, Issue 3, pp 219–228 | Cite as

Environmental conservation problems in Kuwait

  • Eric Caulton
  • David Keddie
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Summary

Environmental problems in Kuwait arise from a number of factors: principally climate, population growth, industrialisation, transport and recreation. The impact of these factors on the environment is discussed in the context of growing awareness of the need for conservation of the remaining facets of Kuwait's heritage. The need to move from discussion of these extant environmental problems to effective action is stressed. Both education and the media have a vital role to play in sharpening awareness of problems and their solutions in the short time-scale left for conservation measures.

Keywords

Environmental Management Population Growth Nature Conservation Vital Role Environmental Problem 
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© Science and Technology Letters 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Eric Caulton
    • 1
  • David Keddie
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Biological SciencesNapier Polytechnic of EdinburghEdinburghUK

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