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Losing Hope: The Environment and Health in Russia

Series: Avebury Studies in Green Research

By: O Bridges and JW Bridges

266 pages, B/w photos, tabs

Ashgate Publishing Limited

Hardback | Apr 1996 | #45588 | ISBN: 1859721443
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NHBS Price: £70.00 $89/€84 approx

About this book

This book examines the present environmental situation in Russia and identifies trends which are developing as the shift to a capitalist economy gathers pace. |The environmental consequences are very great if major mistakes are to be avoided in the Russian Federation or elsewhere. Among the problems examined are radioactive contamination, agricultural and industrial pollution, energy and transport.


Contents

Air quality - a breath of fresh air; water quality and water systems; Russian land, its use and misuse; disposal - waste not want not; public health and ill health; future strategies.

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