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Rapid poleward range expansion of tropical reef corals in response to rising sea surface temperatures
Rising temperatures caused by climatic warming may cause poleward range shifts and/or expansions in species distribution. Tropical reef corals (hereafter corals) are some of the world's most
Japan, China, and the growth of the Asian international economy, 1850 - 1949
Modern Asian economic history has often been written in terms of Western impact and Asia's response to it. This volume argues that the growth of intra-regional trade, migration, and capital and money
East Asian industrialisation has shown that modern industry has occurred across different cultures under a variety of factor-endowment conditions. The global history of the diffusion of
Bathymetry, biota and sediments on the Hirota Reef, Tane‐ga‐shima – the northernmost coral reef in the Ryukyu Islands
Abstract  Investigations were conducted on bathymetry, reef biota and sediments on the Hirota Reef, Tane‐ga‐shima, North Ryukyus, near the northern limit for coral‐reef formation. A bathymetric
The Asian Path of Economic Development: Intra-regional Trade, Industrialization and the Developmental State
  • K. Sugihara
  • Economics, History
    Emerging States and Economies
  • 20 November 2018
This chapter discusses the Asian path of economic development from a long-term historical perspective. It is an attempt to understand the regionally specific context in which current emerging
The Economic Motivations behind Japanese Aggression in the late 1930s: Perspectives of Freda Utley and Nawa Toichi
This article discusses how economic motivations behind the Japanese decision to invade North China in the late 1930s were understood by two contemporaries, Freda Utley and Nawa Toichi. During the
Coral bleaching, geological ranges, and adaptation to high sea surface temperatures
Coral bleaching was described in Kikai-jima (Kikai Island) in October, 1998. Mortality of coral species belonging to the families Acroporidae and Pocilloporidae was the highest of all scleractinian