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Understanding environmental pollution : a primer

Author: Marquita K Hill
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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As an introduction to environmental science and law, this primer looks at a range of global and local pollution themes and issues. The student is encouraged to see the complexity of the subject and how ethically ambiguous it can be.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hill, Marquita K. (Marquita Kaya).
Understanding environmental pollution.
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge, 2004
(DLC) 2003063285
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marquita K Hill
ISBN: 0511207433 9780511207433 9780511211010 0511211015 9780521527262 0521527260 9780521820240 0521820243 9780511216381 0511216386 9780511840647 0511840640
OCLC Number: 124039394
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 468 pages) : illustrations
Contents: 1. Understanding pollution --
2. Reducing pollution --
3. Chemical toxicity --
4. Chemical exposures and risk assessment --
5. Air pollution --
6. Acidic deposition --
7. Global climate change --
8. Stratospheric-ozone depletion --
9. Water pollution --
10. Drinking-water pollution --
11. Solid waste --
12. Hazardous waste --
13. Energy --
14. Persistent, bioaccumulative, and toxic --
15. Metals --
16. Pesticides --
17. Pollution at home --
18. Zero waste, zero emissions.
Responsibility: Marquita K. Hill.
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