Air Quality and Pollution: Challenges and Concerns

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235 pages , 2019-06-10
Air pollution is caused due to the release of harmful components like greenhouse gases, biological molecules and particulates into the atmosphere. Air pollution poses the threat of critical diseases like asthma, lung cancer, cardiovascular diseases and allergies in human beings, and also causes harm to food crops and animals. Both human activities and natu...[Read More]

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Biomanagement of Metal-Contaminated Soils

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518 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2011-08-30
Heavy-metal contamination is one of the world's major environmental problems, posing significant risks to agro-ecosystems. Conventional technologies employed for heavy-metal remediation have often been expensive and disruptive. This book provides comprehensive, state-of-the-art coverage of the natural, sustainabl...[Read More]

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Light Pollution as a New Risk Factor for Human Breast and Prostate Cancers

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168 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2013-06-03
Humans are diurnal organisms whose biological clock and temporal organization depend on natural light/dark cycles. Changes in the photoperiod are a signal for seasonal acclimatization of physiological and immune systems as well as behavioral patterns. The invention of electrical light bulbs created more opportuni...[Read More]

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Pollution Control in a Developing Economy A Study of the Situation in Ghana

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128 pages , Ghana University Press , 1998
This second revised edition includes new and updated data and information, adding weight to the discussions in the first edition, while retaining its structure. Solutions to perennial flooding problems in Curitiba, a Brazilian city, and the effect of ground water extraction in the United Kingdom are two new examples cited, to sho...[Read More]

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Towards Efficient Regulation of Air Pollution from Coal-Fired Power Plants

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212 pages , Routledge , 2019-11-14
Originally published in 1979, this book discusses the model developed to deal with air pollution from coal fired power plants, but it broadly also illustrates how available scientific information can be organized to improve our understanding of pollution control. This information enables economists to discuss the relevant consequences o...[Read More]

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Incorporating Urban Stormwater Pollution from Land Occupation Into Life Cycle Impact Assessment

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63 pages , 2015
Current LCA models do not explicitly incorporate the impacts from urban stormwater pollution within conventional life cycle inventories. If stormwater pollution is assessed, the scope of the study is limited to surface areas associated with the operational phase of the system, while the up- and downstream urban stormwater runoff pollution are not assessed. We dev...[Read More]

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Air Pollution Exposure, and Child's Neuropsychological and Neurobiological Development

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275 pages , 2020
Air pollution is a major public health concern, leading to worldwide morbidity and premature mortality. In the recent years, exposure to air pollution has also been linked to neurological and neuropsychological diseases, with fetuses and children identified as some of the most vulnerable populations. However, the evidence to date is still too limited to draw def...[Read More]

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Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gases From Basic Concepts to Engineering Applications for Air Emission Control

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481 pages , Springer , 2014-11-03
This textbook discusses engineering principles relating to air pollution and greenhouse gases (GHGs); it focuses on engineering principles and designs of related devices and equipment for air emission control for a variety of industries such as energy, chemical, and transportation industries. The book aims primarily at senior undergradua...[Read More]

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How Can We Reduce Nuclear Pollution?

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40 pages , Lerner Publications , 2016-04-01
Pollution from nuclear power plants can have extremely harmful effects on people, animals, and the environment. But did you know that scientists have made nuclear power much safer? Or that governments have rules to ensure that waste materials are handled correctly? Explore the story behind nuclear pollution. As part of the Sear...[Read More]

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Indoor Air Pollution A Health Perspective

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424 pages , Johns Hopkins University Press , 1991-06-01
Contributors including epidemiologists, clinicians, risk assessors, experts in air monitoring, microbiologists, and engineers discuss methodologies used in measuring exposures to pollution, strategies for improving indoor air quality, and other issues. They also assess the health effects of specific

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Twenty Years of Research and Development on Soil Pollution and Remediation in China

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818 pages , Springer , 2019-01-30
This book reviews the progresses and achievements made in the past 20 years of research on soil pollution and remediation in China, and presents 50 review and research articles from all over China, including Hong Kong and Taiwan. The authors include scientists, engineers, entrepreneurs and managers from 26 universities, 18 institutes, 4 ...[Read More]

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The Eight Master Lessons of Nature , Gary Ferguson

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A riveting manifesto for the millions of people who long to forge a more vital, meaningful connection to the natural world to live a better, more fulfilling life
Looking around at the world today--a world of skyscrapers, super highways, melting ice caps, and rampant deforestation--it is easy to feel that humanity has actively severed...[Read More]

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