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  • Coastal Pollutionby Carl J. Sindermann

    CRC Press 2005; US$ 104.95

    In 1996, after more than a decade of researching the effects of over-population and the consequent pollution of the greater metropolitan New York City area, Carl Sindermann published his observations and conclusions in Ocean Pollution: Effects on Living Resources and Humans, a mostly technical document that emphasized the pathological effects of coastal... more...

  • Air Pollutionby Bhola R. Gurjar; Luisa T. Molina; C.S. P. Ojha

    CRC Press 2010; US$ 154.95

    Air pollution is recognized as one of the leading contributors to the global environmental burden of disease, even in countries with relatively low concentrations of air pollution. Air Pollution: Health and Environmental Impacts examines the effect of this complex problem on human health and the environment in different settings around the world.... more...

  • Nuclear Power, Pollution and Politicsby Bob Burton

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 180.00

    Places the environmental issues related to the production of nuclear power in their political context. It evaluates the extent of nuclear pollution, in comparison with other forms of power, and looks at the future of energy. more...

  • Care of Collectionsby Simon Knell

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 56.95

    Confronting contemporary issues in museum practice, this collection provides a practical guide to all aspects of collections care. Contributors cover a wide range of issues including:  conservation practice the monitoring and control of light  relative humidity and atmospheric pollution  packing, handling and transportation of collections... more...

  • Environmental Xenobioticsby Mervyn Richardson

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 388.00

    The effects of man-made substances (xenobiotics) on the natural environment are described in this volume. It explains why these effects need to be understood, monitored and curtailed, especially in developing countries. more...

  • Pollution in a Promised Landby Alon Tal

    University of California Press 2002; US$ 15.95

    Virtually undeveloped one hundred years ago, Israel, the promised "land of milk and honey," is in ecological disarray. In this gripping book, Alon Tal provides--for the first time ever--a history of environmentalism in Israel, interviewing hundreds of experts and activists who have made it their mission to keep the country's remarkable development... more...

  • Fighting Air Pollution in Southern California by Scrapping Old Vehiclesby Lloyd Dixon; Steven Garber

    RAND Corporation 2001; US$ 9.95

    This report analyzes the effects of a the voluntary accelerated vehicle retirement programme, which is part of California's plan for complying with clean-air standards by 2010. The authors examine the programme's cost effectiveness and conclude that it should be implemented. more...

  • Vessel-Source Marine Pollutionby Alan Khee-Jin Tan

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 40.00

    In this 2005 book, Alan Khee-Jin Tan investigates the political, economic and social forces influencing the IMO treaties and laws. more...

  • Air Pollution Control Technology Handbookby Karl B. Jr. Schnelle; Charles A. Brown

    Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 241.00

    In the debate over pollution control, the price of pollution is a key issue. But which is more costly: clean up or prevention? From regulations to technology selection to equipment design, Air Pollution Control Technology Handbook serves as a single source of information on commonly used air pollution control technology. It covers environmental regulations... more...