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Biocidal

Pub Date : 2010-11-16 | Author : Ted Dracos | Publisher : Beacon Press

ISBN 10 : 9780807011553
ISBN 13 : 080701155X

The first full account of the scientific and political dynamics of global PCB contamination, and its threat to human health and the environment Whether or not you've heard of PCBs ..

Lost Mountain

Pub Date : 2007-02 | Author : Erik Reece | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 1594482365
ISBN 13 : 9781594482366

An analysis of the consequences of radical strip mining reveals the dangers its poses to America's natural resources and the communities that depend on them...

Visit Sunny Chernobyl

Pub Date : 2013-05-28 | Author : Andew Blackwell | Publisher : Rodale Books

ISBN 10 : 9781609614560
ISBN 13 : 1609614569

For most of us, traveling means visiting the most beautiful places on Earth—Paris, the Taj Mahal, the Grand Canyon. It's rare to book a plane ticket to visit the lifeless moonsca..

Slow Death By Rubber Duck

Pub Date : 2010-04-06 | Author : Rick Smith | Publisher : Vintage Canada

ISBN 10 : 9780307374011
ISBN 13 : 0307374017

Funny, thought-provoking, and incredibly disturbing, Slow Death by Rubber Duck reveals that just the living of daily life creates a chemical soup inside each of us. Pollution is no..

Green Intelligence

Pub Date : 2009-09-29 | Author : John Wargo | Publisher : Yale University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780300156386
ISBN 13 : 0300156383

We live in a world awash in manmade chemicals, from the pesticides on our front lawns to the diesel exhaust in the air we breathe. Although experts are beginning to understand the ..

Soil Pollution And Soil Protection

Pub Date : 2002-08-01 | Author : Marijke I. Visser-Reyneveld | Publisher : Purdue University Press

ISBN 10 : CORNELL:31924080096484
ISBN 13 :

The aim of this book is to provide basic information to aid understanding of the complex problem of soil quality and its evaluation. It should be of use to those who are profession..

The Lunatic Express

Pub Date : 2011 | Author : Carl Hoffman | Publisher : Broadway Books

ISBN 10 : 9780767929813
ISBN 13 : 0767929810

"Discovering the world ... via its most dangerous buses, boats, trains, and planes."..