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DDT Wars: Rescuing Our National Bird, Preventing Cancer, and Creating the Environmental Defense Fund
DDT Wars: Rescuing Our National Bird, Preventing Cancer, and Creating the Environmental Defense Fund
by Charles F. Wurster
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During the 1950s and 60s, scientists began to question the widespread use of DDT, a pesticide used indiscriminately for agricultural purposes because of its efficiency in killing insects. Researchers were discovering that contact with the chemical was... (read more)

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Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation
Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation
by Dan Fagin
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The riveting true story of a small town ravaged by industrial pollution, Toms River melds hard-hitting investigative reporting, a fascinating scientific detective story, and an unforgettable cast of characters into a sweeping narrative in the tradition... (read more)

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Not One Drop: Betrayal and Courage in the Wake of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill
Not One Drop: Betrayal and Courage in the Wake of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill
by Riki Ott
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"Millions of words have been written about the Exxon Valdez spill. It's been my (sometimes dreary and depressing) duty to read most of them. But of all the official reports, learned papers, TV documentaries, newspaper articles and books, this is by far... (read more)

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When Smoke Ran Like Water: Tales of Environmental Deception and the Battle Against Pollution
When Smoke Ran Like Water: Tales of Environmental Deception and the Battle Against Pollution
by Devra Davis
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The National Book Award Finalist from a leading public-health expert, this is the unknown story of how environmental pollution has affected our health-past, present, and... (read more)

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Rubbish!: The Archaeology of Garbage
Rubbish!: The Archaeology of Garbage
by William L Rathje
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"A mother lode of valuable information . . . There ain't no flies on this book." —Wall Street Journal"It demolishes myths that hamper our ability to act sensibly; as a nice bonus, it entertains as it goes about its business." —Los Angeles Times... (read more)

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Oil Spills
Oil Spills
by Joanna Burger
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Oil Spills is the first book to survey the history of oil spills, the problems they create, the types of clean-ups and their efficacy, the legal, social, economic, and ecological consequences of oil spills, their long-term impacts on the wildlife and... (read more)

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A Line in the Tar Sands: Struggles for Environmental Justice
A Line in the Tar Sands: Struggles for Environmental Justice
by Toban Black
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The fight over the tar sands in North America is among the epic environmental and social justice battles of our time, and one of the first that has managed to marry quite explicitly concern for frontline communities and immediate local hazards with fear... (read more)

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Pollutant Discharge and Water Quality in Urbanisation (Springerbriefs in Water Science and Technology)
Pollutant Discharge and Water Quality in Urbanisation (Springerbriefs in Water Science and Technology)
by Yoshiaki Tsuzuki
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The main purpose of water quality monitoring may be seen as evaluating water quality conformity against water quality standards, especially for administrative purposes. Moreover, water quality monitoring data can be applied to estimate and evaluate... (read more)

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The Pipeline and the Paradigm: Keystone XL, Tar Sands, and the Battle to Defuse the Carbon Bomb
The Pipeline and the Paradigm: Keystone XL, Tar Sands, and the Battle to Defuse the Carbon Bomb
by Samuel Avery
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This thoroughly researched and wholly engaging book investigates the economic, ecological, political, and psychological issues behind the Keystone XL pipeline—a project so controversial it has inspired the largest expression of civil... (read more)

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Energy and Carbon Emissions: The Way We Live Today
Energy and Carbon Emissions: The Way We Live Today
by Nicola Terry
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Offering guidance on calculating individual carbon emissions and determining the impact of the changes that can be made, this collection of facts and figures about energy use in the United Kingdom emphasizes the consequences of domestic consumption and... (read more)

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The River Runs Black: The Environmental Challenge to China's Future (Council on Foreign Relations Book)
The River Runs Black: The Environmental Challenge to China's Future (Council on Foreign Relations Book)
by Elizabeth C Economy
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China's spectacular economic growth over the past quarter-century has dramatically depleted the country's natural resources and produced skyrocketing rates of pollution. Environmental degradation in China has also contributed to significant public health... (read more)

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Visit Sunny Chernobyl: And Other Adventures in the World's Most Polluted Places
Visit Sunny Chernobyl: And Other Adventures in the World's Most Polluted Places
by Andrew Blackwell
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For most of us, traveling means visiting the most beautiful places on Earth—Paris, the Taj Mahal, the Grand Canyon. Its rare to book a plane ticket to visit the lifeless moonscape of Canadas oil sand strip mines, or to seek out the Chinese city... (read more)

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Rethinking the Ozone Problem in Urban & Regional Air Pollution
Rethinking the Ozone Problem in Urban & Regional Air Pollution
by Kate Kelly
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Despite more than 20 years of regulatory efforts, concern is widespread that ozone pollution in the lower atmosphere, or troposphere, threatens the health of humans, animals, and vegetation. This National Research Council report covers the latest data... (read more)

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Exposed: The Toxic Chemistry of Everyday Products and What's at Stake for American Power
Exposed: The Toxic Chemistry of Everyday Products and What's at Stake for American Power
by Mark Schapiro
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"The book is a wake-up call... just don't read it late at night--it might keep you up."--Treehugger.com... (read more)

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The Devouring Dragon: How China's Rise Threatens Our Natural World
The Devouring Dragon: How China's Rise Threatens Our Natural World
by Craig Simons
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Chinas rise is assaulting the natural world at an alarming rate. In a few short years, China has become the planets largest market for endangered wildlife, its top importer of tropical trees, and its biggest emitter of greenhouse gases. Its rapid... (read more)

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Banned: A History of Pesticides and the Science of Toxicology
Banned: A History of Pesticides and the Science of Toxicology
by Frederick Rowe Davis
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Rachel Carsonand#8217;s eloquent book Silent Spring stands as one of the most important books of the twentieth century and inspired important and long-lasting changes in environmental science and government policy. Frederick Rowe Davis thoughtfully sets... (read more)

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Metal Contaminated Aquatic Sediments
Metal Contaminated Aquatic Sediments
by Herbert E Allen
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Ten papers from the Workshop on Metal Speciation and Contamination of Aquatic Sediments held on Jekyll Island, Georgia in June 1993. Among the topics are a global perspective on metals and sediments in fresh water, modeling transport and reaction in... (read more)

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The Polluters: The Making of Our Chemically Altered Environment
The Polluters: The Making of Our Chemically Altered Environment
by Benjamin Ross
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The chemical pollution that irrevocably damages today's environment is, although many would like us to believe otherwise, the legacy of conscious choices made long ago. During the years before and just after World War II, discoveries like leaded gasoline... (read more)

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The Polluters: The Making of Our Chemically Altered Environment
The Polluters: The Making of Our Chemically Altered Environment
by Benjamin Ross
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The chemical pollution that irrevocably damages today's environment is, although many would like us to believe otherwise, the legacy of conscious choices made long ago. During the years before and just after World War II, discoveries like leaded gasoline... (read more)

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Warm Sands: Uranium Mill Tailings Policy in the Atomic West
Warm Sands: Uranium Mill Tailings Policy in the Atomic West
by Eric W Mogren
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Though the US government was responsible for the dangerous tailings pollution and was the most appropriate entity to undertake tailings management and remediation, contends Mogren (20th-century American history, Northern Illinois U.-DeKalb), for years... (read more)

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