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Environmental Geography By S.J. Awate
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It requires an understanding of the dynamics of geology, meteorology, hydrology, biogeography, ecology, and geomorphology, as well as the ways in which human societies theoryualize the environment... More > (cultural geography). Thus, to a certain degree, it may be seen as a successor of physical anthropogeography (Physische Anthropogeographie) —a term coined by the Vienna Geographer Albrecht Penck in 1924— and geographical cultural or human ecology (Harlan H. Barrows 1923).< Less
ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION By V. Ravi
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Environmental Education is primarily an awareness program which requires the participation of everyone. Our environment is severely damaged due to various activities of human beings. For example,... More > ozone layer depletion, which resulted in greenhouse gas emission, deforestation, loss of biodiversity, water and air pollution, soil degradation, generation of solid and hazardous waste etc pose major threats to the safety, health and productivity of living things. To address these problems faced by the world, Environmental Education is the only solution.< Less
First Edition Fantasy: Dungeon Hazards By Philip Reed
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Ronin Arts steps back in time to an age of excessive violence, deep dungeons, wandering monsters, and late-night gaming excitement! DUNGEON HAZARDS, the latest release in Ronin Art’s FIRST... More > EDITION FANTASY series, features almost 100 slimes, molds, fogs, environmental, terrain and other hazards for use with OSRIC or any other first edition-style game system. Perfect for use with mid-level and high-level campaigns. Throw these new hazards into your next adventure and watch as your players try to save their characters' lives! Great fun for game referees everywhere! This product uses the OSRIC System (Oldschool System Reference and Index CompilationTM). The OSRIC system text may be found at http://www.knights-n-knaves.com/osric.< Less
Essentials of Environmental Science, Second Edition By R. Parker
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This textbook is designed as a very brief introduction to the concepts of environmental science from ecosystems, to life process, to chemical process, to recycling, to the water cycle and treatment,... More > to sustainability, to pest control, to issues and solutions, to pollution and environmental laws. Each of the 30 topics are covered in readings of two to five pages long. Additionally, the book contains a very complete glossary of terms used in environmental science. Instructors and students using the text can request a complementary set of PowerPoint presentations which go with each topic to illustrate concepts.< Less
Hazards From Cold, Heat and Poisons in Daily Life - How to avoid them By William Keatinge
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Environmental hazards cause tens of thousands of deaths a year, even in developed countries the size of Britain. Individuals can prevent many of the deaths by simple direct action, but only if they... More > understand the problems and ways to counter them. Those are often not obvious. For example, winter causes far more deaths through mild cold stress precipitating common diseases, than through severe cold stress causing hypothermia. Hot weather causes heart attacks and strokes, and replacing salt lost in sweat can be as important as replacing water in preventing them. Some unsaturated fats in food are more dangerous than saturated fats. This booklet gives an independent assessment of such hazards, in non-technical language. Work by the author and his colleagues provided many of the new findings on cold, heat and immersion. That work was based mainly at The London Hospital Medical College and at Queen Mary, University of London, where the author was Head of Physiology and Dean of Basic Medical Science.< Less
Hazards From Cold, Heat and Poisons in Daily Life - How to avoid them By William Keatinge
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Environmental hazards cause tens of thousands of deaths a year, even in developed countries the size of Britain. Individuals can prevent many of the deaths by simple direct action, but only if they... More > understand the problems and ways to counter them. Those are often not obvious. For example, winter causes far more deaths through mild cold stress precipitating common diseases, than through severe cold stress causing hypothermia. Hot weather causes heart attacks and strokes, and replacing salt lost in sweat can be as important as replacing water in preventing them. Some unsaturated fats in food are more dangerous than saturated fats. This booklet gives an independent assessment of such hazards, in non-technical language. Work by the author and his colleagues provided many of the new findings on cold, heat and immersion. That work was based mainly at The London Hospital Medical College and at Queen Mary, University of London, where the author was Head of Physiology and Dean of Basic Medical Science.< Less
Supplemental Guide for Studies in Environmental Management and Safety: A California Focus By Marie Vicario-Fisher
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The supplemental guide for environmental management and safety focuses on California regulations in the areas of hazardous waste and materials, general industry standards, and includes regulations on... More > construction safety. The book offers a concise manner of presenting the regulations deemed important for the student and entering professional. In addition to regulations, the book offers an overview of the importance of sustainability, and highlights recycling and other efforts being used to improve sustainability efforts. Thought questions are presented to the reader in order to enhance critical thinking. “I wish I would have had a guide like this when I was starting out in the environmental industry.”­ —Tim Felton, Industrial Hygienist Port of San Francisco< Less
MSAENV272B Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices By Warren Blackadder
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This competency covers the outcomes required to effectively measure current resource use and carry out improvements including those reducing negative environmental impacts of work practices. This... More > competency applies to operators/team members who are required to follow procedures so as to work in an environmentally sustainable manner. This ensures regulatory compliance and also aims at minimising environmental risks and maximises the environmental performance of the process and the organisation. Topic 1 Work Practice & Minimisation of Waste Topic 2 Efficient Use of Energy and Resources Topic 3 Resource & Waste Management Topic 4 Managing Hazardous Chemicals Topic 5 Reduce Emissions & Water Use< Less
“Environmental Pollution By Sugar Industry Waste Water :A Case Study” By Dr. R. D. Joshi
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Pollution control, energy crisis, and environmental protection are the most discussed topics of current days. The present, available energy sources are constantly failing in their short supply and... More > near future they are going to deplete and may force the scientists to search for new sources. Control on environmental pollution can be achieved by environmental Protection and conservation. It is therefore, necessary for mankind to utilize present energy source effectively and thus may reduce chances and hazards of pollution. It will be the prime duty for the scientists to search for new energy services.All the above discussion is taken up due to the rapid industrial development that has made the great global problem of environmental pollution more and more severe day by day.< Less
Environmental governance on the Mexico-U.S. Border: Current and future challenges By Ricardo V. Santes-Álvarez
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This book addresses the issue of governing the environment on the Mexico-United States Border. It examines the criterion of co-responsibility, the performance of governance institutions, and seek for... More > a design to attain good governance. Following an introduction, Chapter 2 presents theoretic elaborations around environmental governance. Chapter 3 offers an overview of the Border. Chapter 4 focuses on the evolution of environmental institutions; it examines main aspects of bureaucratic arrangements and regulatory moves that Mexico and United States governments have implemented to oversee the environment, overall after the signing of NAFTA. Chapter 5 assesses environmental governance and examines two subjects of great concern: hazardous waste and atmospheric air pollution. Chapter 6 examines co-responsibility in environmental governance. Chapter 7 concludes with the relevant findings and describes topics for future work. A bibliography and an alphabetical index complement the book.< Less

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