Exploitation of wetlands

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B.A.R. , Oxford, England
Statementedited by Peter Murphy and Charles French.
SeriesSymposia of the Association for Environmental Archaeology ;, no. 7, BAR British series ;, 186
ContributionsMurphy, P. 1950-, French, C. A. I.
LC ClassificationsMLCM 91/03936 (G)
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 371 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2132077M
ISBN 100860545350
LC Control Number88196534

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It is concerned with that most threatened group of habitats, the wetlands.Kerala's famed wetlands face multiple threats, including from rapid development activities and unscientific land use, says a book authored by experts. Large-scale reclamation, pollution and deforestation are also causing the area covered by wetlands to shrink, says the "Biodiversity Richness of Kerala" (Kerala State Biodiversity Board).