E-books: Pollution Management

  • Marine Pollution, Shipping Waste and International Law book cover

    Marine Pollution, Shipping Waste and International Law

    1st Edition

    By Gabriela Argüello

    Waste management poses increasing challenges to both the protection of the environment and to human health. To face these challenges, this book claims that environmental law needs to shift attention from media-specific pollution regimes to integrative life-cycle approaches of waste management i.e.,…

    eBook – 2019-07-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

  • Ethnobotany: Local Knowledge and Traditions book cover

    Ethnobotany

    Local Knowledge and Traditions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jose L. Martinez, Amner Munoz-Acevedo, Mahendra Rai

    Ethnobotany: Local Knowledge and Traditions discusses various plants that have actually been used in traditional medicine for a specific ailment. It desribes the biological effectiveness (activities) related to each "sickness" which have been scientifically verified. This book will also discuss the…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    CRC Press

  • Recent Advances in Environmental Management book cover

    Recent Advances in Environmental Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ram Naresh Bharagava

    This book focuses on the toxicity of various organic and inorganic pollutants, their eco-toxicological effects and eco-friendly approaches for remediation of environmental pollutants. Extensive focus has been relied on the recent advances in ecofriendly approaches such as bioremediation and…

    eBook – 2018-10-25
    CRC Press

  • Air Quality and Livestock Farming book cover

    Air Quality and Livestock Farming

    1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Banhazi, Andres Aland, Jörg Hartung

    Air quality has a direct influence on health, welfare and production performance of livestock as the high concentrations of noxious gases, dust and airborne microorganisms are likely to reduce production efficiency and the general welfare of farm animals. Long term exposure to particulates in…

    eBook – 2018-06-13
    CRC Press
    Sustainable Energy Developments

  • Siting Noxious Facilities: Integrating Location Economics and Risk Analysis to Protect Environmental Health and Investments book cover

    Siting Noxious Facilities

    Integrating Location Economics and Risk Analysis to Protect Environmental Health and Investments, 1st Edition

    By Michael R Greenberg

    Siting Noxious Facilities explains and illustrates processes and criteria used to site noxious manufacturing and waste management facilities. It proposes a framework that integrates economic location analysis and risk analysis, emphasizing the reduction of uncertainty. This book begins by…

    eBook – 2018-05-20
    Routledge
    Earthscan Risk in Society

  • Phytoremediation of Emerging Contaminants in Wetlands book cover

    Phytoremediation of Emerging Contaminants in Wetlands

    1st Edition

    By Prabhat Kumar Rai

    Phytoremediation with wetland plants is an eco-friendly, aesthetically pleasing, cost-effective, solar-driven, passive technique that is useful for cleaning up environmental pollutants with low to moderate levels of contamination.…

    eBook – 2018-03-15
    CRC Press

  • Ports and the Environment: Maritime Policy and Management book cover

    Ports and the Environment

    Maritime Policy and Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by Meifeng Luo, Tsz Leung Yip

    Ports are a vital part of the global economy, connecting the world through maritime transport networks, promoting international trade, and supporting global economic growth. However, port communities are increasingly concerned about the local environmental problems associated with air pollution…

    eBook – 2017-10-02
    Routledge

  • Environmental Management Revision Guide: For the NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management book cover

    Environmental Management Revision Guide

    For the NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Backhouse

    The Environmental Management Revision Guide: For the NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management is the perfect revision aid for students preparing to take their NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management. As well as being a handy companion volume to Brian Waters’ NEBOSH-endorsed textbook…

    eBook – 2017-09-04
    Routledge

  • Green Transportation and Energy Consumption in China book cover

    Green Transportation and Energy Consumption in China

    1st Edition

    By Jian Chai, Ying Yang, Quanying Lu, Limin Xing, Ting Liang, Kin Keung Lai, Shouyang Wang

    This book provides insights into China’s energy consumption and pollution as well as its energy saving policies. It explores energy saving ways and argues for an energy consumption revolution, which includes technologies to improve transportation resource efficiency, modification of existing…

    eBook – 2017-06-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Risk Management

  • Rebuilding Fukushima book cover

    Rebuilding Fukushima

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mitsuo Yamakawa, Daisaku Yamamoto

    Five years after the one of the worst nuclear accidents in history, Fukushima now only occasionally headlines national and international media. However, the disaster is far from over, as evidenced by a hundred thousand people from Fukushima still in the state of evacuation, rising levels of…

    eBook – 2017-01-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Decision-making and Radioactive Waste Disposal book cover

    Decision-making and Radioactive Waste Disposal

    1st Edition

    By Andrew Newman, Gerry Nagtzaam

    The International Atomic Energy Agency estimates that nuclear power generation facilities produce about 200,000 cubic meters of low and intermediate-level waste each year. Vital medical procedures, industrial processes and basic science research also produce significant quantities of waste. All of…

    eBook – 2015-11-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Waste Management and Policy

  • Freshwater Recreational Fishing: The National Benefits of Water Pollution Control book cover

    Freshwater Recreational Fishing

    The National Benefits of Water Pollution Control, 1st Edition

    By William J. Vaughan, Clifford S. Russell

    The Federal Water Pollution Control Act, signed into law in 1972, dramatically redirected the nation’s water pollution control efforts and set out ambitious national goals, expressed both in terms of discharge controls and of resulting water quality. Originally published in 1982, this title…

    eBook – 2015-09-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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