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Facing the Environmental Problems in Changing Asia

  • Maria Julia Trombetta
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Abstract

The emerging ecological crisis and above all, the growing awareness of the seriousness of the situation, both at a local and global level, could alter the geo-political and geo-economic equilibria. The problem is becoming more evident throughout Asia, both for the seriousness of the environmental problems — differing region by region — but which are equally relevant and growing in importance, and for the increasing role of the area in the world economy and in strategic balance.

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Environmental Problem Environmental Issue Environmental Impact Assessment International Issue Pollution Haven 
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