Changing approaches to mountain watersheds management in mainland South and Southeast Asia.

@article{Thapa2001ChangingAT,
  title={Changing approaches to mountain watersheds management in mainland South and Southeast Asia.},
  author={Gopal Bahadur Thapa},
  journal={Environmental management},
  year={2001},
  volume={27 5},
  pages={667-79}
}
Mountain watersheds, comprising a substantial proportion of national territories of countries in mainland South and Southeast Asia, are biophysical and socioeconomic entities, regulating the hydrological cycle, sequestrating carbon dioxide, and providing natural resources for the benefit of people living in and outside the watersheds. A review of the literature reveals that watersheds are undergoing degradation at varying rates caused by a myriad of factors ranging from national policies to… CONTINUE READING