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Living on the shores of Hawaiʻi : natural hazards, the environment, and our communities

Author: Charles H Fletcher
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Rarely a day goes by in Hawai'i without the media reporting on environmental issues stemming from public debate. This book discusses the paradox of environmental loss under a management system  Read more...

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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles H Fletcher
ISBN: 9780824834333 082483433X
OCLC Number: 643568805
Notes: "A latitude 20 book."
Description: x, 371 pages : illustrations color ; 24 cm
Contents: History of the land --
Volcanism among the islands --
Earthquakes and tsunamis --
Hurricanes --
Climate and water resources --
Stream flooding and mass wasting --
Sewage treatment and polluted runoff --
Climate change and sea-level rise --
Beach erosion and loss --
Reefs and overfishing --
A responsibility to nurture the land.
Responsibility: Charles Fletcher [and others].

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