By Hiroya Kawanabe,Machiko Nishino,Masayoshi Maehata
This e-book makes a speciality of the long term interactions among humans and nature in and round Lake Biwa, one of many oldest lakes on the earth. as a result, it not just covers the features of the biota of this historic lake, but in addition techniques it as a ‘cultural historic lake.’
Furthermore, numerous problems affecting the lake, specifically fresh environmental adjustments that happened sooner than and after Japan’s swift fiscal development of the Fifties and 60s, are reviewed, together with water toxins, lakeshore improvement and the reclamation of connected lakes, alien and invasive species, and difficulties relating to the new warming of the weather.
Lastly, through reading facts on those difficulties accumulated through the neighborhood govt and citizens of the lake basin, the e-book offers a entire outlook at the way forward for Lake Biwa and people’s existence. As such, it offers quintessential details for each person engaged in enhancing and protecting water regimes all over the world, in addition to humans attracted to the tradition and historical past of Japan.
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