NEW

Encyclopedia of Environmental Issues, 3rd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1642650552
  • ISBN-13: 9781642650556
  • DDC: 363.7003
  • 1600 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released July 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Overview

This new edition includes new and substantially revised entries that reflect the latest information available. Essays cover a wide variety of topics, including endangered animal species, air pollution, national parks, environmental legislation, oil spills, alternative energy sources, and global climate change. Also covers topics related to human environments such as sick building syndrome, noise pollution, smog, and urban planning. Each essay provides a definition of the topic, along with any relevant dates, a summary of the environmental significance, and a list of suggested further readings to aid students who are seeking resources for more in-depth information on the topic at hand. All articles include cross-references to related articles in the set. The title includes photographs, charts, graphs, tables, and maps that illuminate the events and concepts detailed in the essays, and several useful appendixes, a comprehensive subject index, and an index of entries by category.<\P>

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Publisher's Note.
Editor's Introduction.
Contributor List.
Complete List of Articles.
1: Abbey, Edward.
2: Accounting for Nature.
3: Acid Deposition and Acid Rain.
4: Acid Mine Drainage.
5: Adams, Ansel.
6: Aerosols and the Environment.
7: African Elephant Poaching.
8: Africa's Ecosystem.
9: Agenda 21.
10: Agent Orange (AO).
11: Agricultural Chemicals.
12: Agricultural Revolution.
13: Agricultural Runoff.
14: Agriculture: History & Overview.
15: Agriculture: Modern Problems.
16: Agriculture: Traditional.
17: Air Conditioning and Air-Cooling Technology.
18: Air Pollution Policy to 2010.
19: Air Quality Index (AQI).
20: Airborne Particulates.
21: Alar and Carcinogen Controversy.
22: Alaska Highway.
23: Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (ANILCA).
24: Alliance of Small Island States.
25: Alternative Energy Sources.
26: Alternative Fuels.
27: Alternatively Fueled Vehicles.
28: Amazon River Basin.
29: American Alligator and Conservation Efforts.
30: American Bison.
31: Amoco Cadiz Oil Spill.
32: Amory, Cleveland.
33: Amphibians and Habitat Destruction.
34: Animal Rights Movement.
35: Animal Testing.
36: Antarctic and Southern Ocean Coalition (ASOC).
37: Antarctic Treaty.
38: Anthropocentrism.
39: Antibiotics as Environmental Waste.
40: Antienvironmentalism.
41: Antinuclear Movement.
42: Antiquities Act.
43: Appropriate Technology (AT) Movement.
44: Aquaculture.
45: Aquaponics.
46: Aqueducts.
47: Aquifers.
48: Aral Sea Destruction.
49: Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
50: Argo Merchant Oil Spill.
51: Arsenic in Water Supplies.
52: Asbestos as Carcinogenic Material.
53: Asbestos Releases in Silver Bay, Minnesota.
54: Asbestosis.
55: Asia.
56: Aswan High Dam.
57: Atmospheric Inversions.
58: Atomic Energy Commission (AEC).
59: Automobile Emissions.
60: Bacillus Thuringiensis.
61: Back-to-the-Land Movement.
62: Bacterial Resistance & Public Health.
63: Balance of Nature.
64: Basel Convention & Movement of Hazardous Waste.
65: Beach Erosion.
66: Bees & Other Pollinators.
67: Benefit-Cost Analysis.
68: Best Available Technologies to Reduce Pollution.
69: Bhopal Disaster.
70: Bikini Atoll Bombing.
71: Bioassays.
72: Biocentrism.
73: Biodiversity.
74: Biodiversity Action Plans.
75: Biodiversity: Why Preserve Biodiversity?.
76: Biofertilizers.
77: Biogeochemical Cycles.
78: Biogeography.
79: Biomagnification.
80: Biomass Conversion.
81: Biomes & Environmental Issues.
82: Biopesticides & The Environment.
83: Biophilia.
84: Biopiracy & Bioprospecting.
85: Bioregionalism.
86: Bioremediation.
87: Biosphere.
88: Biosphere 2.
89: Biosphere Reserves & Wilderness Issues.
90: Biotechnology & Genetic Engineering.
91: Black Lung.
92: Black Sea & Pollution.
93: Black Wednesday.
94: Bonn Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS).
95: Bookchin, Murray.
96: Boreal Forests & Climate Change.
97: Borlaug, Norman.
98: Bovine Growth Hormone.
99: BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill.
100: Braer Oil Spill.
101: Brazilian Radioactive Powder Release.
102: Breeder Reactors.
103: Brent Spar Occupation.
104: Brockovich, Erin.
105: Brower, David.
106: Brown, Lester.
107: Brownfields.
108: Brucellosis.
109: Brundtland Commission.
110: Brundtland, Gro Harlem.
111: Burroughs, John.
112: Captive Breeding.
113: Carbon Dioxide Air Capture.
114: Carbon Footprint.
115: Carbon Monoxide.
116: Carpooling.
117: Carter, Jimmy.
118: Cash for Clunkers.
119: Catalytic Converters.
120: Center for Health, Environment, and Justice (CHEJ).
121: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
122: Ceres.
123: Certified Wood.
124: Chalk River Nuclear Reactor Explosion.
125: Chelyabinsk Nuclear Waste Explosion.
126: Chernobyl Nuclear Accident.
127: Chipko Andolan Movement.
128: Chloracne.
129: Chloramphenicol.
130: Chlorination.
131: Climax Communities.
132: Cloning.
133: Cloud Seeding.
134: Club of Rome.
135: Coal Ash Storage.
136: Coastal Zone Management Act.
137: Cogeneration Power Systems.
138: Colorado River.
139: Commercial Fishing.
140: Commoner, Barry.
141: Community Gardens.
142: Compact Fluorescent Lightbulbs.
143: Composting.
144: Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT).
145: Congo River Basin.
146: Coniferous Forests.
147: Conservation Biology.
148: Conservation Easements.
149: Conservation Movement.
150: Conservation of Natural Resources.
151: Conservation of Polar Bears.
152: Conservation of Rhinoceros Populations.
153: Conservation of Savannas.
154: Conservation of the Whooping Crane.
155: Conservation of Wolves.
156: Conservation of Yosemite Valley.
157: Conservation Policy.
158: Conservation Reserve Program (CRP).
159: Continental Shelves and Pollution.
160: Controversy over Wild Horses and Burros.
161: Convention on Biological Diversity.
162: Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species.
163: Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution.
164: Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standards.
165: Côte d'Ivoire Toxic Waste Incident.
166: Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ).
167: Cousteau, Jacques.
168: Cross-Florida Barge Canal.
169: Cultural Eutrophication.
170: Cuyahoga River Fires.
171: Dams and Reservoirs.
172: Darling, Jay.
173: Darwin, Charles.
174: Dead Zones.
175: Debt-for-Nature Swaps.
176: Deciduous Forests.
177: Decline of the Ozone Layer.
178: Deep Ecology.
179: Deforestation.
180: Department of Energy, U.S..
181: Department of the Interior, U.S..
182: Desertification.
183: Deserts & Dunes.
184: Destruction of the Northern Spotted Owl's Habitat.
185: Destruction of the Rain Forests.
186: Detoxification (Environmental).
187: Detrimental Health Effects of Smog.
188: Development Gap.
189: Diamond v. Chakrabarty.
190: Dichloro-Diphenyl-Trichloroethane (DDT).
191: Dioxin.
192: Diquat.
193: Disposable Diapers in Landfills.