Biodiversity and Climate Change Adaptation in Tropical Islands

Written By Chandrakasan Sivaperuman
Biodiversity and Climate Change Adaptation in Tropical Islands
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 05 April 2018
  • ISBN : 0128130652
  • Pages : 805 pages
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Biodiversity and Climate Change Adaptation in Tropical Islands

Biodiversity and Climate Change Adaptation in Tropical Islands
  • Author : Chandrakasan Sivaperuman,A. Velmurugan,Awnindra Kumar Singh,I. Jaisankar
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-04-05
  • Total pages : 805
  • ISBN : 0128130652
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Summary : Biodiversity and Climate Change Adaptation in Tropical Islands provides comprehensive information on climate change, biodiversity, possible impacts, adaptation measures and policy challenges to help users rehabilitate and preserve the natural resources of tropical islands. While biodiversity and climate change of tropical islands has previously received less attention, it is ironically ...

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