Trends of student mobility and impact on education governance
The rise in demand for higher education in the Asia-Pacific region is an undeniable reflection of the growing pace of globalization and the subsequent pressures imposed by it. Aspiring to become globally competitive and to position favourably in the global university league tables, governments in...
Published October 8th 2013 by Routledge
Biological and Health Effects of Pollutants, Third Edition
Human survival depends on the availability of clean air, water, and food and on the welfare of plants and animals. However, anthropogenic and naturally occurring chemicals can cause adverse effects on living organisms and ecological processes. Environmental Toxicology: Biological and Health Effects...
Published November 15th 2011 by CRC Press
Molecular Substructures to Ecological Landscapes, Fourth Edition
After fifteen years and three editions, Introduction to Environmental Toxicology: Molecular Substructures to Ecological Landscapes has become a standard that defines the field of environmental toxicology, and the fourth edition is no exception. The authors take an integrated approach to...
Published December 15th 2010 by CRC Press
Biological and Health Effects of Pollutants, Second Edition
An Indispensable Reference of Air, Soil, and Water Pollutants This second edition of Environmental Toxicology focuses on the biological and health effects toxins have on living organisms. It also stresses the relationship between human activity and the environment, relating changes in the...
Published October 27th 2004 by CRC Press
Biological and Health Effects of Pollutants
How are pollutants transformed after their release into the environment? How are organisms exposed, and how do physiological alterations impact population dynamics and community structure? What direct or indirect impacts occur? As early as the 50s and 60s people living near industrial plants began...
Published June 26th 2000 by CRC Press
Molecular Substructures to Ecological Landscapes, Second Edition
The rapidly evolving field of environmental toxicology involves the study of toxic compounds and their effect on living organisms, as well as their chemical and physical behavior and fate within the natural environment. Since publication of the first edition in December 1994, Introduction to...
Published June 9th 1998 by CRC Press