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Title: The Environment Agency's state of the environment report for Thames Region
Author: Environment Agency Thames Region
Document Type: Monograph
Abstract:
This document analyses the state of the environment of the Thames Region. The report is divided into five main parts: 1. "Background to the Report", a summary of the context of the report; 2. "Thames Region's environment", a description of the Region, its physical structure, natural resources, population, economy and administrative framework; 3. "the Key environmental indicators", It covers: the state of the environment, the pressures on the environment, and responses to the state and pressures. The indicators were used to measure changes; 4. "Major issues for the Region", the major issues facing the Region, as raised by the indicators, are presented under the following themes: addressing climate change, conserving the land, managing water resources, delivering integrated river-basin management, managing waste, enhancing biodiversity and managing freshwater fisheries, improving air quality and regulating major industries. A case study on the unique and important environment of the Tidal Thames is also included. 5. "the way forward", a summary of the key challenges for the Region and recommendations for future state of the environment reporting in the Region.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 1998
Publication Place: Reading
Subject Keywords: Environmental managementReports
Geographic Keywords: EA South EastThamesCotswolds catchmentLondon catchmentKennet and Pang catchmentUpper Thames subcatchmentBerkshireMedway catchmentLoddon catchmentMaidenhead to Sunbury catchmentCherwell catchmentUpper Lee catchmentMole catchmentThame and South Chilterns catchmentVale of White Horse catchmentColne catchment
Extent: 69
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:1478
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