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China’s GDP growth has steep coastal costs

September 19, 2014

Economic reforms declared in 1978 led to a surge of growth in China, but resulting increases in human impact activities are seriously degrading the nation’s coastal ecosystems, according to a newly published analysis of economic and environmental data. Some activities may have reached a turning point, but others will need policy changes, the authors project.

 

Read full story here: https://news.brown.edu/articles/2014/08/china