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Environmental information sources

Environmental information sources

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Published by Government Institutes in Rockville, Md .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Environmental protection -- United States -- Information services -- Directories.,
    • Environmental protection -- United States -- Bibliography.,
    • Pollution -- Environmental aspects -- United States -- Information services -- Directories.,
    • Pollution -- Environmental aspects -- United States -- Bibliography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes indexes.

      Statementedited by Thomas F.P. Sullivan, Richard F. Hill.
      ContributionsSullivan, Thomas F. P., Hill, Richard F., Government Institutes.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTD169.5 .E57 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxii, 218 p. ;
      Number of Pages218
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2748856M
      ISBN 10086587140X
      LC Control Number86082469

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      Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed (titled Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Survive for the British edition) is a book by academic and popular science author Jared Diamond, in which the author first defines collapse: "a drastic decrease in human population size and/or political/economic/social complexity, over a considerable area, for an extended time."Author: Jared Diamond. water pollution, contamination of water resources by harmful wastes; see also sewerage, water supply, pollution, and environmentalism. Industrial Pollution In the United States industry is the greatest source of pollution, accounting for more than half the volume of all water pollution and .

      This article and its follow-up will focus on sources of information dealing with the issues that are most pressing to researchers: • The German Environmental Information Network book reviews, news and information on current printed and electronic sources concerning international environmental topics.". "Climate Change: Evidence and Causes is a jointly produced publication of The US National Academy of Sciences and The Royal Society. Written by a UK-US team of leading climate scientists and reviewed by climate scientists and others, the publication is intended as a brief, readable reference document for decision makers, policy makers, educators, and other individuals seeking authoritative.


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