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This borrowed earth : lessons from the fifteen worst environmental disasters around the world

Author: Robert Emmet Hernan
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Humanity has the potential to preserve the earth for future generations or cause irreparable harm. For the first time here, environmental lawyer and activist Robert Emmet Hernan provides a comprehensive, up-to-date treatment of what happened at fifteen environmental disasters in ten countries across the globe.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hernan, Robert Emmet.
This borrowed earth.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
(DLC) 2009019880
(OCoLC)321047925
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Emmet Hernan
ISBN: 9780230105270 0230105270
OCLC Number: 593295467
Description: 1 online resource (x, 235 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Minamata, Japan, 1950s --
London, England, 1952 --
Windscale, England, 1957 --
Seveso, Italy, 1976 --
Love Canal, New York, 1978 --
Three Mile Island, Pennsylvania, 1979 --
Times Beach, Missouri, 1982 --
Bhopal, India, 1984 --
Chernobyl, Ukraine, 1986 --
Rhine River, Switzerland, 1986 --
Prince William Sound, Alaska, 1989 --
Oil spills and fires of Kuwait, 1991 --
Dassen and Robben Islands, South Africa, 2000 --
Brazilian rainforest --
Global climate change.
Responsibility: Robert Emmet Hernan ; foreword by Bill McKibben ; preface by Graham Nash.

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