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  1. Wastewater Irrigation and Health

    Assessing and Mitigating Risk in Low-income Countries

    Edited by Pay Drechsel, Christopher A. Scott, Liqa Raschid-Sally, Mark Redwood, Akica Bahri

    In most developing countries wastewater treatment systems are hardly functioning or have a very low coverage, resulting in large scale water pollution and the use of very poor quality water for crop irrigation especially in the vicinity of urban centres. This can create significant risks to public...

    Published December 16th 2009 by Unknown

  2. El hambre y los mercados

    Serie de Informes sobre el Hambre en el Mundo 2009

    By Programa Mundial de Alimentos

    First published in 2009. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 11th 2009 by Unknown

  3. The Indoor Environment Handbook

    How to Make Buildings Healthy and Comfortable

    By Philomena Bluyssen

    Winner of the Choice Outstanding Academic Titles of 2010 award. Ensuring that buildings are healthy and comfortable for their occupants is a primary concern of all architects and building engineers. This highly practical handbook will help make that process more efficient and effective. It begins...

    Published October 14th 2009 by Routledge

  4. The Therapeutic Nightmare

    The battle over the world's most controversial sleeping pill

    By John Abraham, Julie Sheppard

    How do drugs get to the market? What controls are there and what procedures for monitoring their effects? And how adequate are the regulators in protecting public health when new drugs have serious side effects? The Therapeutic Nightmare tells the story of the sleeping pill Halcion - a story which...

    Published October 1st 2009 by Unknown

  5. Poverty in Plenty

    A human development report for the UK

    By Jane Seymour

    'Poverty in Plenty breaks new ground in two ways. It is the first national Human Development Report to focus on an industrialised country and it is the first to be produced by a non-governmental organisation? While problems of poverty and deprivation are less extreme in countries such as the UK...

    Published October 1st 2009 by Unknown

  6. Population and Strategies for National Sustainable Development

    A guide to assist national policy makers in linking population and environment in strategies for development

    By Gayl D Ness, Meghan V Golay

    The guide serves as a resource for national-level policy makers and the staff of conservation organizations who wish to integrate population and environmental conditions in planning for sustainable development. It presents the basic rationale for linking population and environmental issues,...

    Published October 1st 2009 by Unknown

  7. The Revaluation of Women's Work

    2nd Edition

    By Sheila Lewenhak

    This book provides a survey and analysis of the different ways in which women's work is valued throughout the world. It challenges the narrow definition of work as paid work, as that excludes so many of women's activities. It looks at ways in which women's worth has been consistently undervalued in...

    Published October 1st 2009 by Unknown

  8. Future Generations and International Law

    Edited by Emmanuel Agius, Salvino Busuttil

    Series: Earthscan Law and Sustainable Development

    Sustainable development requires consideration of the quality of life that future generations will be able to enjoy, and as the adjustment to sustainable lifestyles gathers momentum, the rights of future generations and our responsibility for their wellbeing is becoming a central issue. In this,...

    Published October 1st 2009 by Unknown

  9. Health and Environmental Impact Assessment

    An integrated approach

    By British Medical Association

    Health and the environment are intimately linked. Bad environments can cause ill-health, whether it be asthma worsened by air pollution, poisoning by exposure to hazardous substances, injury caused by fast-moving machinery, stress due to noise or social isolation resulting from poorly designed...

    Published October 1st 2009 by Unknown

  10. Health and Population Set

    By Various

    Series: Earthscan Library Collection

    The Health and Population set contains key texts by world renowned experts on global population and health as it links to development and environmental challenges. In the last two decades, environmental threats and the challenge of sustainability have moved to the very centre of political,...

    Published October 1st 2009 by Unknown