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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 ...

  • Marine Litter: A Global Challenge

    Marine litter is an ecological, economic, health and aesthetic problem. It is a complex and multi-dimensional challenge with significant implications for the marine and coastal environment, and human activities all over the world. The persistence of marine litter is the result of a lack of coordinated global and regional strategies, and ...

  • Guide to Ship Sanitation : Third Edition - Revised Publication Date June 2010

    This revised 3rd edition of the guide has been prepared to reflect the changes in construction, design and size of ships since the 1960's and the existence of new diseases (eg. Legionnaires' disease) that were not foreseen when the 1967 guide was published.The guide is divided into two main sections that follow the introductory chapter. The first ...

  • Humboldt Current

    This report presents the GIWA assessment of the Humboldt Current region, located along western South America, stretching from the Ecuadorian-Colombian border to the south of Chile. The world’s largest upwelling area, supporting highly productive fisheries, is located within the boundaries of the region. The economy of the region is primarily ...

  • Global Marine Litter Information Gateway: A global web site on marine litter (Cd-Rom)

    This CD-ROM version of the Global Marine Litter Information Gateway web site was produced in November 2001 and includes most of the items published on the site at that ...

  • Managing fishing capacity. Selected papers on underlying concepts and issues - vol 386 (En )

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical Papers Excessive fishing capacity is largely responsible for the degradation of marine fisheries resources, for the dissipation of food production potential and for significant economic waste. This publication presents a selection of papers prepared as reference material for a Technical Working Group on the ...

  • Particularly Sensitive Sea Areas

    Designations of large Particularly Sensitive Sea Areas (PSSAs) triggered a controversial debate within the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) concerning the legal basis of PSSAs, the relationship between the IMO’s PSSA guidelines and UNCLOS, as well as the competency of IMO to adopt mandatory protective measures in these areas. As a result, ...

  • Migrations and Dispersal of Marine Organisms

    This book represents the Proceedings of the 37th European Marine Biology Symposium, held in Reykjavík, Iceland, 5-9 August 2002. The main themes of the symposium were Migrations and Dispersal of Marine Organisms. These themes are highly relevant today. There is widespread man-aided dispersal (e.g. by ballast water) of marine plants and animals, ...

  • Marine Benthic Vegetation

    Increasing amounts of various types of wastes and pollutants including nutrients enter the coastal waters via rivers, direct discharges from land drainage systems, diffuse land runoff, dumping and via the atmosphere. This has led to coastal eutrophication and in extreme cases to hypertrophication. Until recently, coastal eutrophication and the ...

  • IMDG Code

    The IMDG Code is in conjunction with government regulations under the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea and was developed as a uniform international code for the transport of dangerous goods by ...

  • Seafoods - Technology, Quality and Nutraceutical Applications

    This up-to-date survey covers selected but vital aspects of fish processing with emphasis on quality, technology and nutraceutical applications. The aspects of seafood quality addressed range from the impact of slaughter procedures, through protein functionality, texture, flavor, histamine toxicity to the key aspects of practical evaluation of ...

  • Modelling and Monitoring of Coastal Marine Processes

    Although numerous books have been written on both monitoring and modelling of coastal oceans, there is a practical need for an introductory multi-disciplinary volume to non-specialists in this field. The articles commisioned for this book, organized into four major themes, are written by experts in their disciplines while the text is intended for ...

  • Pollution of the Sea - Prevention and Compensation

    The International Max Planck Research School for Maritime Affairs hosted an international conference addressing marine pollution. Academics and practitioners debated recent developments from an interdisciplinary perspective. The present volume of the Hamburg Studies reflects those discussions covering the ecological, economic, political and legal ...

  • Methods to Study Litter Decomposition

    Decomposition of organic matter is a major ecosystem process involving an array of different organisms, including bacteria, fungi and invertebrates. The main objective of this book is to provide students and laboratory instructors at universities and professional ecologists with a broad range of established methods to study plant litter ...

  • 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 ...

  • Response to Marine Oil Pollution - Review and Assessment

    Response to Marine Oil Pollution - Review and Assessment is the essential source book, now updated, for all involved in marine oil pollution consequences and response. It covers policy, planning and operations, and provides technical assessment of the true nature of the problem, of the means to maximise the performance of current techniques ...

  • Environmental, Health, and Safety Laws and Regulations

    This handbook includes the history and purpose of the laws and regulations, permitting, recordkeeping, monitoring, training, and enforcement strategies for most EHS laws and regulations. It also includes key terms and definitions and explains common terminology for each law and regulation.Includes print and CD versions.Laws and regulations covered ...

  • Submarine Mass Movements and Their Consequences

    This book provides a world-wide perspective of submarine mass movements and their consequences. This has been made possible by assembling excellent contributions from active researchers, groups, or institutions, thus providing full coverage of the many scientific and engineering aspects of this type of marine and coastal geo-hazard. It covers ...

  • Methods to Study Litter Decomposition

    Decomposition of organic matter is a major ecosystem process involving an array of different organisms, including bacteria, fungi and invertebrates. The main objective of this book is to provide students and laboratory instructors at universities and professional ecologists with a broad range of established methods to study plant litter ...

  • 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, ...

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