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Waste management and environmentalism in China
Waste management and environmentalism in China

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This free course was written by the Dr Christine Pearson and Dr Rachel Slater. It was first published in December 2018.

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Figure 5(a): © Aixinjueluo Huaer;

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Figure 20: Adapted from: Duan H., Loiselle S.A., Zhu L., Feng L., Zhang Y., Ma R., (2015) Figure 3, 'Distribution and Incidence of Algal Blooms in Lake Taihu', Springer;

Acknowledgements are due to Nick Sinclair, Professor Tian Song (Beijing Normal University), Dr Jane Gilbert (Carbon Clarity) and all those who helped contribute to the case studies.

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