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My Nuclear Nightmare: Leading Japan through the Fukushima Disaster to a Nuclear-Free Future

by Naoto Kan Cornell University Press
Pub Date:
01/2017
ISBN:
9781501705816
Format:
Hbk 200 pages

On March 11, 2011, a massive undersea earthquake off Japan’s coast triggered devastating tsunami waves that in turn caused meltdowns...

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Fake Silk: The Lethal History of Viscose Rayon

by Paul Blanc Yale University Press
Pub Date:
01/2017
ISBN:
9780300204667
Format:
Hbk 328 pages

This disturbing book tells a dark story of hazardous manufacturing, poisonous materials, environmental abuses, political machinations,...

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Blowout in the Gulf: The BP Oil Spill Disaster and the Future of Energy in America

by William R Freudenburg and Robert Gramling The MIT Press
Pub Date:
03/2012
ISBN:
9780262517294
Format:
Pb+ 272 pages

On April 20, 2010, the gigantic drilling rig Deepwater Horizon blew up in the Gulf of Mexico, killing eleven crew members and...

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Treading Softly: Paths to Ecological Order

by Thomas Princen The MIT Press
Pub Date:
08/2013
ISBN:
9780262525305
Format:
Pb+ 224 pages

We are living beyond our means, running up debts both economic and ecological,consuming the planet's resources at rates not remotely...

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Under the Surface: Fracking, Fortunes, and the Fate of the Marcellus Shale

by Tom Wilber Cornell University Press
Pub Date:
09/2015
ISBN:
9780801456541
Format:
Pb+ 352 pages

Running from southern West Virginia through eastern Ohio, across central and northeast Pennsylvania, and into New York through...

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Connecting the Drops: A Citizens' Guide to Protecting Water Resources

by Karen Schneller-McDonald Comstock Publishing As
Pub Date:
10/2015
ISBN:
9781501700286
Format:
Pbk 288 pages

The need for improved water resource protection, beginning with grassroots action, is urgent. The water we use depends on networks...

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Deepwater Horizon: A Systems Analysis of the Macondo Disaster

by Earl Boebert and James Blossom Harvard University Press
Pub Date:
08/2016
ISBN:
9780674545236
Format:
Hbk 304 pages

On April 20, 2010, the crew of the floating drill rig Deepwater Horizon lost control of the Macondo oil well forty miles offshore...

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Runaway: Gregory Bateson, the Double Bind, and the Rise of Ecological Consciousness

by Anthony Chaney The University of North Carolina Press
Pub Date:
09/2017
ISBN:
9781469631738
Format:
Hbk 320 pages

The anthropologist Gregory Bateson has been called a lost giant of twentieth-century thought. In the years following World War...

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Escaping the Dark, Gray City: Fear and Hope in Progressive-Era Conservation

by Benjamin Johnson Yale University Press
Pub Date:
05/2017
ISBN:
9780300115505
Format:
Hbk 320 pages

A compelling and long-overdue exploration of the Progressive-era conservation movement, and its lasting effects on American culture,...

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Environmental Success Stories: Solving Major Ecological Problems and Confronting Climate Change

by Frank Dunnivant Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
03/2017
ISBN:
9780231179195
Format:
Pb+ 256 pages

Many books on environmental issues focus on contemporary wasteful practices and portend a gloomy future. This book is different:...

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Monitoring the Worker for Exposure and Disease: Scientific, Legal, and Ethical Considerations in the Use of Biomarkers (POD)

by Nicholas A. Ashford, Christine J. Spadafor, Dale B. Hattis, and Charles C. Caldart Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
09/1990
ISBN:
9780801839894
Format:
Pbk 240 pages

Human monitoring as a supplement to or replacement for environmental monitoring of toxic substances in the workplace has become...

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From Precaution to Profit: Contemporary Challenges to Environmental Protection in the Montreal Protocol

by Brian Gareau Yale University Press
Pub Date:
03/2014
ISBN:
9780300213157
Format:
Pb+ 384 pages

Selected as a Choice Outstanding Academic Title for 2013 in the International Relations Category.The Montreal Protocol has...

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Proactive Strategies for Protecting Species: Pre-listing Conservation and the Endangered Species Act

by C Josh Donlan University of California Press
Pub Date:
03/2015
ISBN:
9780520276888
Format:
Hbk 280 pages

Nearly forty years old, the Endangered Species Act (ESA) remains a landmark act in conservation and one of the world’s most comprehensive...

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Indoor Air Pollution: A Health Perspective (POD)

by edited by Jonathan M. Samet, M.D., and John D. Spengler, Ph.D., M.S. Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
06/1991
ISBN:
9780801841255
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Pbk 424 pages

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Prenatal Exposure to Toxicants: Developmental Consequences

by edited by Herbert L. Needleman, M.D., and David C. Bellinger, Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
05/1994
ISBN:
9780801847042
Format:
Hbk 352 pages

A subject of interest in environmental health is the effect of toxic substances upon a developing organism. While other books...

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