Challenges for Appalachia--energy, environment, and natural resources
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Challenges for Appalachia--energy, environment, and natural resources a handbook of reference materials by Appalachian Regional Commission.

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Published by The Commission in [Washington] .
Written in English



  • Appalachian Region.


  • Power resources -- Appalachian Region.,
  • Environmental protection -- Appalachian Region.,
  • Natural resources -- Appalachian Region.

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Edition Notes

Statementprepared by the staff of the Appalachian Regional Commission.
LC ClassificationsTJ163.25.U6 A66 1976
The Physical Object
Pagination587 p. :
Number of Pages587
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4602955M
LC Control Number77366032

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Natural Resources Management and Environment in SIDS Natural Resources and their degradation in SIDS Biodiversity resources: small island states have a unique biological diversity. The Caribbean hosts percent of the world’s known endemic vascular plant species and percent of the world’s endemic. Iyyanki V. Muralikrishna, Valli Manickam, in Environmental Management, Introduction. Natural Resource Management (NRM) refers to the sustainable utilization of major natural resources, such as land, water, air, minerals, forests, fisheries, and wild flora and fauna. Together, these resources provide the ecosystem services that provide better quality to .   The recent report on the State of the Environment and Development in the Mediterranean (28) presents the major impacts of climate change, the characteristics of the natural resources and environment in the region, and the challenges linked to their conservation. In particular, some of the main pressures from human activities are identified. Environmental issues in Appalachia, a cultural region in the Eastern United States, include long term and ongoing environmental impact from human activity, and specific incidents of environmental harm such as environmental disasters.A mountainous area with significant coal deposits, many environmental issues in the region are related to coal and gas extraction.

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