Marine Sewage Books

  • Global Atlas of Excreta, Wastewater Sludge, and Biosolids Management

    Distasteful though the subject may be to some, the treatment of Human waste-or its lack of treatment-poses an important problem facing the world's population, particularly in developing countries and particularly in cities.In this atlas, 27 countries and regions of the world report on sanitation in their respective jurisdictions. They range from ...

  • Guidelines on Municipal Wastewater Management

    The Guidelines on Municipal Wastewater Management are a practical guide for decision-makers and professionals on how to plan, design, and finance appropriate and environmentally sound municipal wastewater discharge and treatment systems. It contains chapters on (i) an enabling policy environment for sustainable wastewater management, (ii) ...

  • Improving Municipal Wastewater Management in Coastal Cities

    In many parts of the world sewage is discharged directly into open water without treatment, threatening productivity and biodiversity of the world’s oceans and causing serious human health problems. In response the UNEP/GPA has developed training for municipal wastewater managers, jointly with the UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education and ...

  • 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 ...

  • World Atlas of Coral Reefs

    Coral reefs are one of the most biologically diverse habitats in the world, host to an extraordinary variety of marine plants and animals. They are also one of the world's most fragile and endangered ecosystems. The growth of mass tourism, combined with the boom in popularity of scuba diving, has brought these spectacular ecosystems to public ...

  • PLA Notes 30: Participation and Fishing Communities

    1. Assessing pollution from tannery effluents in a South Indian village - K. Anbalagan, G. Karthikeyan and N. Narayanasamy. ~2. Participatory action research for a small industries promotion programme - Torsten Striepke. ~3. Participatory concept mapping to understand perceptions of urban malnutrition - Dan Maxwell, Margaret Armar-Klemesu, Lucy ...

  • State and Local Government Environmental Liability (Liability Prevention Series)

    This resource examines the responsibility that state and local governments have for enforcing and complying with federal environmental laws. It includes information on environmental statutes governing the operations and activities of state and local governments, along with a number of environmental ...

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