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A Land on Fire: The Environmental Consequences of the Southeast Asian Boom

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The future of Earth's environment will be decided in Asia, home to 60 percent of the world's population and some of the world's fastest-growing economies. As an award-winning investigative journalist based in Bankok, James Fahn spent a decade grappling with the challenges facing the region's mega-cities, tropical forests, coastlines, and societies dashing toward modernity. ...more
Paperback, 384 pages
Published November 10th 2004 by Basic Books (first published 2003)
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The shady dealings behind Thailand's natural parks, beach resorts, dams, etc etc. Really interesting, but rough, not one to read at the beach!
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