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Cambridge Environmental Chemistry Series, 8, Tributyltin: Case Study of an Environmental Contaminant
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edited by Stephen J. De Mora, fl. 1990, in Cambridge Environmental Chemistry Series, 8 (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2009, originally published 1996), 322 page(s)
This authoritative study brings together a wide variety of disciplines to illustrate the general principles in identifying and quantifying an environmental toxin, elucidating deleterious biological consequences, and the legal framework that can invoke mitigation via regulation. It has wide appeal for undergraduate...
edited by Stephen J. De Mora, fl. 1990, in Cambridge Environmental Chemistry Series, 8 (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2009, originally published 1996), 322 page(s)
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Dirty, Sacred Rivers: Confronting South Asia's Water Crisis
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written by Cheryl Colopy, fl. 2012 (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2012, originally published 2012), 416 page(s)
Rivers have traditionally been revered by the people of the Indian subcontinent, though in recent decades, the region's rivers have deteriorated dramatically due to economic progress and gross mismanagement. Dams and ill-advised embankments strangle the Ganges and its sacred tributaries. Rivers have become sewage...
written by Cheryl Colopy, fl. 2012 (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2012, originally published 2012), 416 page(s)
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Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management, Volume 7, The Water Crisis: Constructing solutions to freshwater pollution
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written by Julie Stauffer, fl. 1998, in Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management, Volume 7 (Abingdon, England: Routledge (Publisher), 2013, originally published 1998), 181 page(s)
Modern society too often views water as a convenient vehicle for disposing of waste, and the results are becoming increasingly apparent. Analysis of freshwater supplies frequently reveals disturbing levels of pollution, including human waste, heavy metals, and synthetic chemicals, to the detriment of our health an...
written by Julie Stauffer, fl. 1998, in Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management, Volume 7 (Abingdon, England: Routledge (Publisher), 2013, originally published 1998), 181 page(s)
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A Vision for Lake Superior
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written by Mary Durfee, fl. 1995, in Institute for the Study of Diplomacy Case Study Program, Case 199 (District of Columbia: Georgetown University. School of Foreign Service. Institute for the Study of Diplomacy, 1995), 13 page(s)
This case study examines nongovernmental leadership (citizen involvement), in transnational environmental problem management through the Binational Forum formed to advance joint U.S.-Canadian efforts to clean up Lake Superior. This group played an integral part in the creation of a vision statement for the lake, b...
written by Mary Durfee, fl. 1995, in Institute for the Study of Diplomacy Case Study Program, Case 199 (District of Columbia: Georgetown University. School of Foreign Service. Institute for the Study of Diplomacy, 1995), 13 page(s)
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Environmental Protection or Economic Development? The Case of the Huai River Basin Clean-Up Plan
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written by Debra Murphy, fl. 2000, Reza Ramazani, fl. 2000 and Robert Letovsky, fl. 1997, in Institute for the Study of Diplomacy Case Study Program, Case 252 (District of Columbia: Georgetown University. School of Foreign Service. Institute for the Study of Diplomacy, 2000), 15 page(s)
This case study examines the Chinese government’s plan to clean up the Huai River and its surrounding basin, against a backdrop of rapid economic growth, accompanied by large-scale environmental degradation. The Huai River Basin clean-up plan is a microcosm of a broader question: Will China, with its massive env...
written by Debra Murphy, fl. 2000, Reza Ramazani, fl. 2000 and Robert Letovsky, fl. 1997, in Institute for the Study of Diplomacy Case Study Program, Case 252 (District of Columbia: Georgetown University. School of Foreign Service. Institute for the Study of Diplomacy, 2000), 15 page(s)
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The Late, Great Lakes: An Environmental History
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written by William Ashworth, 1942- (Detroit, MI: Wayne State University Press, 1987, originally published 1986), 287 page(s)
The Late, Great Lakes is a powerful indictment of man's carelessness, ignorance, and apathy toward the Great Lakes. With the longest continuous coastline in the United States, they hold one-fifth of the world's freshwater supply. Author William Ashworth presents a compelling history of the Great Lakes, from their...
written by William Ashworth, 1942- (Detroit, MI: Wayne State University Press, 1987, originally published 1986), 287 page(s)
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Perspectives on Marine Environmental Change in Hong Kong and Southern China, 1977-2001: Proceedings of an International Workshop Reunion Conference, Hong Kong
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edited by Brian Morton, fl. 1980 (Hong Kong (State): Hong Kong University Press, 2003, originally published 2003), 865 page(s)
Malacological, wetland and marine international workshops have been convened in Hong Kong at approximately three-year intervals from 1977 to 1998. This volume of 35 papers examines the marine environmental changes that have taken place in Hong Kong from 1977 to 2001 in relation to the research results that have be...
edited by Brian Morton, fl. 1980 (Hong Kong (State): Hong Kong University Press, 2003, originally published 2003), 865 page(s)
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Regulating Chemical Accumulation in the Environment: The Integration of Toxicology and Economics in Environmental Policy-making
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edited by Marco Vighi, fl. 1969 and Timothy Swanson, 1956- (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2004, originally published 1998), 302 page(s)
This volume forms the conclusion of a collaboration between toxicologists, economists and lawyers in the understanding and solution of the problem of accumulative chemicals. It will be a valuable resource for a broad group of researchers in environmental science and policy, and will also form a useful supplementar...
edited by Marco Vighi, fl. 1969 and Timothy Swanson, 1956- (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2004, originally published 1998), 302 page(s)
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The Surface Waters Acidification Programme
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edited by Sir Basil John Mason, 1923-2015 (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2006, originally published 1990), 535 page(s)
This 1991 volume presents the results of a major study of the mechanism and consequences of surface water acidification. It provides an overview of the chemical process involved in acidification and of its biological impact on freshwater life. The surface waters acidification programme (SWAP) has drawn together th...
edited by Sir Basil John Mason, 1923-2015 (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2006, originally published 1990), 535 page(s)
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