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By Takayuki Shimaoka, Takahiro Kuba, Hirofumi Nakayama, Toshiyuki Fujita, Nobuhiro Horii

This ebook covers various environmental matters akin to weather switch; biodiversity upkeep; prevention of air, water, and soil pollutants; and source recycling. Readers can gather those 4 functional interdisciplinary talents: 1. wisdom; 2. expertise; three. assessment; and four. method within the various matters with regards to the surroundings. those skills are basic to settling on the center essence of financial and ecological interdependence, to examine and study difficulties from an overarching viewpoint, and to contemplate countermeasures to be taken. each one bankruptcy of this booklet corresponds to a lecture within the East Asia Environmental Strategist education software at Kyushu college and is great studying as a sourcebook.

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In: Uegaki A, Tabata S (authors and ed) Sustainable economic development in major nations in Eurasia region. Minerva Shobo Co. , Kyoto, pp 187–213. (In Japanese) Horii N (2014a) Chapter 11: Energy: pricing reforms and the end of low energy price. In: Watanabe M (author and ed) The disintegration of production: firm strategy and industrial development in China. Edward Elgar, Northampton, pp 307–333 Horii N (2014b) China rising as a major nation of nuclear power – background and risk of rapid growth.

This is called laohai, the greatest extent of damage caused by flooding. The mouth of the Yellow River protrudes into the Bohai Gulf, and this is a delta built up by soil deposits from the upper stream. Land is still being developed on the north side of Chongmingdao Island at the mouth of the Changjiang River. 3 shows salt damage distribution in a dry farming area where annual rainfall is 400–800 mm. Water evaporates from the topsoil after the fall harvest. Water in the soil is drawn up by capillary action, leaving basics on the surface.

Countries in Asia have social problems regarding population and economics that are different from those on the European and American continents. Countries in the monsoon and tropical zones where the climate is different from European and American countries have gotten news out reporting their water issues and problems, especially flooding. 2 Structure of Water Issues and Problems Problems regarding water emerge in those areas where people live and/or items exist upon which people are working. The places where people cannot get any water have no problems regarding water, because there are almost no living things.

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