Shrimp farming and mangrove loss in Thailand

Through in-depth case studies of local communities in four distinct coastal areas in Southern Thailand, the authors are able to assess objectively the underlying economic causes, and consequences, of mangrove deforestation due to the expansion of shrimp farms

Main Author: Suthawan Sathirathai
Corporate Author: Edward Elgar Publishing
Other Authors: Barbier, Edward
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cheltenham, U.K Edward Elgar c2004
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Collection: Edward Elgar eBooks Archive 1993-2015 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Through in-depth case studies of local communities in four distinct coastal areas in Southern Thailand, the authors are able to assess objectively the underlying economic causes, and consequences, of mangrove deforestation due to the expansion of shrimp farms
pt. 1. National trends and analysis of mangroves -- pt. 2. Case studies : Phang-nga and Nakhon Si Thammarat -- pt. 3. Mangrove loss and shrimp farming in Thailand : conclusions
Physical Description:xii, 268 p ill., maps
ISBN:1843766019
9781843766018
9781843769668