By Renée Hetherington
By Renée Hetherington
By Dong-Chun Shin
Hazardous Air pollution: Case stories from Asia examines the range of public illnesses, corresponding to heart problems, breathing disorder, elevated mortality, and impaired psychological health and wellbeing, which are critically affecting a number of Asian international locations due to publicity to excessive concentrations of pollution within the wake of speedy industrialization. The participants to this publication have direct examine adventure in illnesses brought on by pollution within the nations lower than dialogue. The international locations analyzed comprise China, Taiwan, Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Korea.
The ebook is split in sections. each one bankruptcy of the 1st part specializes in one kingdom and summarizes a number of key points that contextualize public healthiness matters inside it, including
The first part additionally assesses the publicity and possibility inside each one state. the second one part introduces new fields of pollution study, the effect of car emission rules, the consequences of coal power new release, and weather change.
Presented in a concise and methodical demeanour, this publication presents an updated assessment of the pollution degrees, overall healthiness findings, and air caliber guidelines of Asian nations. It expands knowing in regards to the results of pollution on public overall healthiness in Asia and lays a basis for destiny methods to analyze and policy.
By MINISTERE ENVIRONNEMENT
By Thomas Belton
By Cathy Lips,Christina Tucker,Gail Clement,Kathy Pendley-Shaw
By Celestia Loeffler,Jack Loeffler
Produced along side the documentary radio sequence entitled Watersheds as Commons, this e-book contains essays and interviews from a various team of southwesterners together with contributors of Tewa, Tohono O’odham, Hopi, Navajo, Hispano, and Anglo cultures. Their diverse cultural views are formed by way of realization and resilience via having effectively persisted the aridity and harshness of southwestern environments over time.
ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS
Jack Loeffler is an aural historian, radio manufacturer, author, and musician. between his past books are Adventures with Ed: A Portrait of Abbey and l. a. Música de los Viejitos. He lives in Santa Fe.
Celestia Loeffler, Jack’s daughter, is a author and manufacturer in Durango, Colorado. either are board individuals of Lore of the Land, a nonprofit association devoted to nurturing and keeping the conventional groups of the yankee Southwest.
By R. D. Hunsucker,J. K. Hargreaves
By Elizabeth Austin
Weather is an inescapable a part of our day-by-day lives, from the nuances of air shuttle to the way forward for weather swap. Our previous, current, and destiny are in detail rooted in climate and climate.
Weather, water, and weather. How we believe, how effective we're, even our sheer life, relies on those 3 issues. the U.S.' financial job varies every year via 1.7% as a result of weather—that is greater than $500 billion cash every year! climate functions on cellular units are the second one preferred ‘apps’ – extra well known than social networking, maps, music,and news.
In Treading on skinny Air, Dr. Elizabeth Austin, a world-renowned atmospheric physicist, finds how the weather is in detail tied to our day-by-day lives. the consequences and affects of climate on people, society and the planet are altering with the days. Dr. Austin will demystify weather swap, revealing what's quite occurring with our weather and why, if it is El Nino, tornadoes, floods or hurricanes.
Weather and society are at its so much attention-grabbing at extremes, and as Dr. Austin is one among a handful of forensic meteorologists all over the world. She has been known as upon to enquire airplane crashes, murders, wildfires, avalanches, even bombing situations. Drawing upon her wealthy stories, Austin’s Treading on skinny Air provides to be an enlightening and informative trip in the course of the wild notice of weather.
By Megan Raby
Considering U.S. organic fieldwork from the period of the Spanish-American conflict throughout the anticolonial pursuits of the Nineteen Sixties and Nineteen Seventies, this examine combines the heritage of technology, environmental historical past, and the heritage of U.S.–Caribbean and Latin American relatives. In doing so, Raby sheds new mild at the origins of latest clinical and environmentalist notion and brings to the leading edge an incredibly ignored historical past of twentieth-century U.S. technological know-how and empire.
By Peter Fredman,Liisa Tyrväinen
Nature has been a key appeal issue for tourism within the Nordic international locations for many years. The call for for nature-based tourism has progressively grown and is without doubt one of the so much swiftly increasing sectors inside of tourism throughout Europe and in other places. This call for has created possibilities for nature-based tourism to increase as an monetary diversification device inside areas wealthy in average facilities. yet nature-based tourism isn't just approximately tourism companies and travelers traveling nature. The normal atmosphere as a foundation for tourism contains many demanding situations with regards to neighborhood groups, public entry, nature security and the administration of typical resources.
This e-book covers a wide set of issues in modern nature-based tourism from Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. parts mentioned are innovation, fishing rights and provide of angling, sport adventure personal tastes, nationwide park sights, the cultural conflict among proven open air leisure use and new tourism actions, the perfect of Public entry as chance and main issue, personal tastes of tourism landscapes, controversies round desolate tract improvement, administration of climbing trails, eco-tourism certification, and financing of leisure infrastructure.
This publication was once released as a unique factor of the Scandinavian magazine of Hospitality and Tourism.