Environmental Challenges for the Twenty-First Century: Interacting Challenges and Integrative Solutions

Matson, Pamela
February 2001
Ecology Law Quarterly;2001, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p1179
Academic Journal
The environmental challenges of the twenty-first century will arise from the interaction of many different human activities. The coalescence and interaction of multiple environmental problems in specific locations call for new research and management approaches, For water resources and atmospheric quality issues, management strategies that account for the influences of multiple human activities in interaction with the dynamic natural system are being developed and evaluated. What is still needed are strategies that deal not just with water or air resource issues separately, but with multiple resource issues as they interact with each other in specific places at specific time.


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