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Restoration and rehabilitation of the desert environment

Restoration and rehabilitation of the desert environment

technical papers presented at the joint Kuwait-Japanese symposium, March 3-4, 1996

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Published by Elsevier in Amsterdam, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kuwait
    • Subjects:
    • Oil pollution of soils -- Congresses.,
    • Soil remediation -- Congresses.,
    • Revegetation -- Congresses.,
    • Desert reclamation -- Congresses.,
    • Water reuse -- Congresses.,
    • Soil remediation -- Kuwait -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by N. Al-Awadhi, M.T. Balba, and C. Kamizawa.
      ContributionsAl-Awadhi, N., Balba, M. T., Kamizawa, C., Kuwait-Japan Symposium on "Restoration and Rehabilitation of the Desert Environment" (1996 : Kuwait, Kuwait)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTD879.P4 R47 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 291 p. :
      Number of Pages291
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL982305M
      ISBN 100444824715
      LC Control Number96019949

      Environmental restoration is closely allied with ecological restoration or environmental remediation. In the U.S., remediation is the term used more in the realms of industry, public policy, and civil services. Environmental restoration is a term common in the citizens’ environmental movement. In the edition of his book Restoring the Earth: How Americans are Working to Renew our Damaged Environment. The Thar desert of India is rich in animal and plant biodiversity, and during a part of the year it blooms into colourful ranges of trees, shrubs, herbs and grasses. The region experiences, however, a process of desertification due to heavy pressure from growing human and livestock populations. Desertification is a "silent crisis", destroying the very productivity of land, and uprooting people Author: R. K. Sinha, S. Sinha.

      These proceedings contain technical papers presented at the Kuwait-Japan Symposium on Restoration and Rehabilitation of the Desert Environment, which was held in Kuwait on March, Kuwait was selected as the site for this fourth symposium. Benefits of landscape restoration, with a focus on African dryland biomes. Introduction Degradation of ecosystems poses a tremendous threat to human well-being, as a UNEP study suggests that ecosystem services are possibly worth more than the world’s combined Gross National Incomes (UNEP, ).File Size: 2MB.

      Chapter 4 Rehabilitation to a person achieving and maintaining optimal functioning in interaction with their environ-ment, using the following broad outcomes: prevention of the loss of function slowing the rate of loss of function improvement or restoration of function compensation for lost function. Through a grant and cooperative relationship with the Bureau of Land Management, The Living Desert is working to rebuild native plant populations in local restoration areas. Through advanced research and propagation techniques, our garden department is working to grow genetically appropriate native plants for restoration efforts in the southern.


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Kuwait was selected as the site for this fourth symposium because of its enormous need for restoring and rehabilitating its desert environment, and because of the progress which Kuwait and Japan have been making collectively in these efforts at both pilot and field-scale Edition: 1.

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