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    Essential Environment 34th Edition A Comprehensive Guide to UK and EU Environmental Protection Legislation

    ILM Publications has published the 34th Edition of Essential Environment in partnership with Environmental Protection UK. Essential Environment (formerly the Pollution Control Handbook) is the comprehensive guide to UK and EU environmental protection legislation. Written in clear, simple language, the 2012 Essential Environment handbook cuts ...

  • Protecting the Gulf´s Marine Ecosystems from Pollution

    The Gulf is endowed with valuable natural resources and a great biodiversity of plant and animal species. Sustainable living in the Gulf area is dependent upon such resources provided by the sea. Large areas of its coastal zone including important marine habitats are currently threatened by increasing stress on the Gulf ecosystem due to an ...

  • New Tools for Responsible Shipping in the Great Lakes: Using Financial Responsibility Policies to Prevent Ballast-Borne Biological Pollution Report

    This white paper identifying financial responsibility tools that could be used to protect the Great Lakes economy and environment from biological pollution introduced in ballast water. The white paper introduces the legal framework governing ballast water discharge, discusses liability for discharge of untreated ballast water, and illustrates how ...

  • Exchange and Transport of Air Pollutants over Complex Terrain and the Sea

    As the regional models required to understand and control the generation, distribution and deposition of air pollutants become more precise, the need to understand the detailed effects of hilly and mountainous terrain becomes more acute. The Alpine regions and the mountainous Mediterranean coasts have large effets on the way the pollutant burden ...

  • Environmental External Costs of Transport

    Transport causes a wide range of damage to human health, ecosytems and materials which are not reflected in the prices for transport. Thus, the damage caused by cars, planes, ships and trains should be known and transformed into monetary values, so called external costs. Within this book, a method to estimate the external costs stemming from the ...

  • International ocean governance : using international law and organizations to manage marine resources sustainably

    Our oceans are slowly dying, and the instruments of governance are inadequate to stop it. The international dimensions of ocean problems loom larger as we learn more about threats to marine species and ecosystems - invasive species are transported by international shipping, oceans fill with persistent organic pollutants, and nutrients from sewage ...

  • The Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Sea

    The carriage of goods by sea mainly focuses on loss of or damage to goods. There are voluminous discussions and texts on this issue. By contrast, the issue of loss or damage from goods has been paid little attention. Ever-increasing numbers of dangerous goods are carried by sea today. This increase draws attention to explosions or fire on ships, ...

  • Federal Environmental Laws, 2009 ed.

    This pamphlet contains major environmental statutes enacted to address the problems of pollutants in the air, water, and land. A comprehensive environmental index to the United States Code Annotated® is also provided. Other topics considered include coastal zone management, ocean pollution monitoring and planning, environmental taxes, the national ...

  • Marine and Industrial Biofouling

    Biofouling is a costly problem, and it is encountered in a wide spectrum of technical systems, ranging from the shipping industry, power industry, water purification, automobile industry, paint and pharmaceuticals, to the microelectronics and food industries. Micro- and macroorganisms attach to surfaces and accumulate there, forming biofilms that ...

  • Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences, Six-Volume Set

    The Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences is the most current, authoritative, and comprehensive resource on the science of the oceans. This ambitious work includes contributions from leading scientists around the world on the physical processes that drive the oceans and the chemical, biological, and geological disciplines. The Encyclopedia also covers ...

  • Hunter, Salzman and Zaelke`s International Environmental Law and Policy, 3d

    This casebook explores the dynamics of the international environmental lawmaking process and the increasingly important role of transnational citizens, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), scientists, and business. It addresses the relation of scientific understanding to the legal response and the relation of the problem to the global economy. It ...

  • Environmental Science and Sustainable Development

    This proceedings is a collection of selected papers presented at the 2015 International Conference on Environmental Science and Sustainable Development (ICESSD 2015), which was held on October 25–26, 2015, Bangkok, Thailand. Issues covered include environment protection and sustainable development. Researchers working in these two areas ...

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