Are we losing Al Jabal Al Akhdar? An environmental evaluation of an arid mountain ecosystem in Oman

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Abstract

The author reviews the main questions in regard to conservation of Al Jabal Al Akhdar, the uniquely rich ecosystem of northern Oman, arguing that the precautionary principle should be applied in decision-making for the ecosystem.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)731-736
Number of pages6
JournalInternational Journal of Environmental Studies
Volume65
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2008

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Keywords

  • Conservation
  • Mountains
  • Oman
  • Precaution
  • Sustainable development

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computers in Earth Sciences
  • Ecology
  • Pollution
  • Waste Management and Disposal
  • Geography, Planning and Development

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