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Author: Lael Bethlehem
Keywords: africa, south, environment, industry, line
Number of Pages: 241
All economic activity in Africa - & particularly South Africa - depends on the environment. Spurred on by the repeated destruction of this environment, the international community has begun to pay more & more attention to the environment in general & the environmental effects of industry in particular. The book comprehensively covers the issues facing the modern environmental management of industry, making a significant contribution to the debates surrounding these issues.
Keywords: environment, fisheries, nordic, strategy, report, information, relationship, project
Author: WHO Regional Office for Europe
Publisher: WHO Regional Office Europe
Keywords: health, environment, ministerial, conference, fifth, report, changing, protecting, children
Number of Pages: 93
With the needs of children and young people uppermost, this Conference focused on three main priority areas. The first was the progress and impact of the environment and health process, particularly in the countries of south-eastern and eastern Europe, the Caucasus and central Asia, and where further action is needed. The second priority area was socioeconomic, gender, age and other inequalities in environment and health, and the measures that can be taken to address them. The third priority area was the effects of climate change. The Conference participants discussed how to move the environme
Author: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Develop
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: environment, transport, globalisation
Number of Pages: 279
What impact has globalization had on transport? And what have been the consequences for the environment? To answer these questions, this book looks in detail at how globalization has affected activity levels in maritime shipping, aviation, and road and rail freight. It assesses the impact these changes have had on the environment. The book also discusses policy instruments that can be used to address negative environmental impacts, both from an economic perspective and from the point of view of international law.
Author: Alyson Warhurst
Keywords: americas, studies, case, environment, mining
Number of Pages: 348
The traditional picture of mining firms operating with little regard for nature or local populations is, today, no longer accurate. Protection of the environment, of mine workers, and of nearby communities has become nearly as much a concern as putting "rock in the box." With case studies from Chile, Peru, Brazil, Bolivia, and the United States, this book shows how mining firms that are the most efficient in extracting minerals are also better at protecting the environment.
Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: vans, cars, trucks, motor, vehicles, drivers, owners, truck, environment, environmental, guide, car
Number of Pages: 28
Helps drivers learn how to protect the environment by suggesting good driving practices, proper car maintenance, recycling automotive items, following manufacturers' operational recommendations, & considering the environment when buying a car. Additional topics include proper tire pressure, gasolines & fuels, motor oils, emission controls, cooling systems, & finding a good automotive repair shop. Covers common myths about cars & the environment & provides valuable information in an easy-to-read format. Illustrated.
Author: John F. Rohe
Publisher: Fair Horizon Pre
Keywords: american, conservation, journey, tanton, lou, john, mary
Number of Pages: 277
A biography of a nationally-known husband and wife team of environment activists, who pioneered efforts to understand the relationship between environment, population growth, and immigration in the United States.