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Man Environment

Author : Anne Nadakavukaren
ISBN : CORNELL:31924059883961
Genre : Environmental health
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Category: Environmental health

Man And His Environment

Author : Boris Valerianovich Li︠a︡punov
ISBN : CORNELL:31924004038612
Genre : Science
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Translated from the Russian by V. Vezey.
Category: Science

Man And Environment

Author : M.L. Narasaiah
ISBN : 8171417590
Genre : Ecology
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Over the past half-century, carbon emissions from fossil fuel burning expanded at nearly twice the rate of population, boosting atmospheric concentrations of carbon dioxide, the principal greenhouse gas, by 30 per cent over preindustrial levels. All major scientific bodies acknowledge the likelihood that climate change due to the buildup of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere is indeed under way. The warmest years on record have all occurred since 1979 and 1998.
Category: Ecology

Man And His Environment

Author : Don Ramsay Arthur
Genre : Human geography
File Size : 59.14 MB
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Category: Human geography

Man And His Environment

Author : M. F. Mohtadi
ISBN : 9781483145426
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 28.15 MB
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Man and His Environment, Volume 2 covers the proceedings of the Second International Banff Conference of Man and His Environment, held in Banff Springs Hotel, Alberta, Canada on May 19-22, 1974. The conference addresses the broad environmental issues in relation to man and his natural environment. This book is organized into six sessions encompassing 17 chapters. The first session deals with the continuing development of the Canadian mineral resources and the role of the National Energy Board in the country's energy management. This session also provides an overview of the world hydrocarbon energy resources. The second session discusses various problems in overpopulated and industrially and technologically underdeveloped countries and developments in the environmental restraints on production practices to protect the environment. The subsequent two sessions look into the effects of human activities on his environment. Topics covered in these sessions include the use and misuse of technology; social, economic, and political impact of urbanization; and government environmental policies. The concluding sessions outline the ethical structure of Western Society and the development of a theoretical model of public morality. These topics are followed by discussions on the essential nature of the environmental problems and the systematic relations between the Western culture and Western environment.
Category: Social Science

Physiology Environment And Man

Author : Douglas H. K. Lee
ISBN : 9781483270043
Genre : Medical
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Physiology, Environment, and Man is based on a symposium conducted by the National Academy of Sciences-National Research Council, August 1966. While one might expect a textbook to present its field in organized and comprehensive fashion, a symposium necessarily follows more of an illustrative pattern, according to the personal interests or even idiosyncrasies of the participants. It is interesting to note that, in spite of these limitations, the presentations did in fact cover the range of physiological concerns with environmental effects, from the genetic to the temporal, and from the molecular to the holistic. The book opens with a discussion of the National Academy of Sciences-National Research Council’s broad-based critical study of the physiological underpinning of current concepts of biological responses to toxic chemicals and physical stresses. Subsequent chapters deal with topics such as the metabolic fate of common environmental agents; growth and trophic factors in carcinogenesis; environmental factors in aging and mortality; adaptation to heat and cold; and the definition of an optimum environment.
Category: Medical