A technical assessment of the current agricultural conditions of Angaur Island Palau: with recommendations for the sustainable use of the island’s natural resources.

A technical assessment of the current agricultural conditions of Angaur Island Palau: with recommendations for the sustainable use of the island’s natural resources.
Abstract: 

Angaur is a 8.4 sq. km island located (654' N, 134 09' E) in the southwestern Palau Islands. The island makes up one of the Republic of Palau’s 16 states. Angaur has suffered considerable land degradation due to past phosphate mining as well as military action during WWII. Land degradation problems in recent years have been compounded by El Niño–Southern Oscillation (ENSO) high tides exacerbated by a gradual increase in average sea level attributed to climate change.

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82144