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    Singapore : Springer Singapore Pte. Limited
    Keywords: Urban ecology (Sociology) ; Sustainable engineering ; Water conservation ; Singapore Environmental conditions
    Description / Table of Contents: Intro -- TABLE OF CONTENTS -- PREFACE -- LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS -- 1 INTRODUCTION -- a. ASPECTS OF 'BLUE' AND 'GREEN' -- b. SINGAPOREAN SIGNIFICANCE OF 'BLUE AND GREEN' -- c. ORGANIZATION OF THE BOOK -- end notes -- 2 EARLY DAYS -- a. GEOGRAPHIC SETTING AND CONTROL -- b. TRANSFORMATION AND DEFORESTATION -- c. SECURING PROSPERITY -- d. WAR - TIME INTERLUDE -- e. POST - COLONIAL DEVELOPMENTS -- end notes -- 3 VISIONS OF CLEAN AND GREEN -- a. ONSET AND RISE OF 'CLEAN AND GREEN' -- b. FROM 'GARDEN CITY 'TO' CITY IN NATURE' -- c. METAPHORICAL PERSPECTIVES -- d. SINGAPORE'S CHANGING METAPHORIC LANDSCAPE -- end notes -- 4 WATER RESOURCES AND SUSTAINABILITY -- a. SINGAPORE'S CONSTRAINTS AND OPPORTUNITIES IN WATER RESOURCES -- b. SINGAPORE'S FOUR NATIONAL TAPS -- c. SINGAPORE'S CLOSED LOOP SYSTEM -- d. STOCK-FLOW DEPICTIONS -- e. SUSTAINABILITY, DEPENDENCIES AND VULNERABILITIES -- end notes -- 5 GARDENS PARKS AND GREEN RESERVES -- a. BOTANIC AND HORTICULTURAL GARDENS -- b. NATURE RESERVES -- c. THE ACTIVE, BEAUTIFUL, CLEAN WATERS PROGRAMME -- d. PARK AND OTHER CONNECTORS -- e. THEMES AND MANAGEMENT CONSIDERATIONS -- f. TOWARDS A BIOPHILIC OUTCOME -- end notes -- 6 WAYS FORWARD -- a. SUCCESSFUL INGREDIENTS -- b. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION -- c. FUTURE CHALLENGES -- d. DEALING WITH FUTURE UNCERTAINTY -- end notes -- LIST OF INTERVIEWS -- IMAGE CREDITS -- BIBLIOGRAPHY -- GLOSSARY -- INDEX -- AUTHORS NOTE -- ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS.
    Type of Medium: Online Resource
    Pages: 1 online resource (161 pages)
    Edition: 1st ed.
    ISBN: 9789811395970
    DDC: 363.70095957
    Language: English
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