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- Elsevier Science 2002; US$ 285.00
Marine oil spills are no longer considered unavoidable "accidents" resulting from adverse environmental conditions or functions of catastrophic events. More than 80% of all spills are the result of "human error". The focus of the current legal, regulatory, and convention framework affecting the transportation of oil by ship reflects a recent change... more...
- Random House 2009; US$ 13.07
'Reduce, reuse, recycle' urge environmentalists; in other words, do more with less in order to minimize damage. But as architect William McDonough and chemist Michael Braungart point out in this provocative, visionary book, this approach only perpetuates the one-way, 'cradle to grave' manufacturing model, dating to the Industrial Revolution, that... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 119.95
Noise and air pollution from motor vehicles have a major impact on the physical and mental well-being of urban residents worldwide. Although control measures have already been implemented in most developed countries, noise and air pollution have only recently become major problems in many developing countries, as rapid industrial growth, population... more...
- Spon Press 2002; US$ 74.95
This new edition continues to cover the wide range of air quality issues in an accessible style. It is recommended for students studying courses specialising in air pollution, whether from an environmental science or engineering perspective. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 241.00
The selection of air pollution control apparatus can be a daunting task even for experienced pollution control professionals. The Air Pollution Control Equipment Selection Guide eases the burden by providing extensive information on the best equipment available for any air pollution control problem. Instead of endorsing one technology over another,... more...