Cancer mortality in a Chinese population surrounding a multi-metal sulphide mine in Guangdong province: an ecologic study
- Global Environmental Snapshot. // Finland Country Review;2011, p215
The article provides an overview of the environmental problems of several countries including the industrial pollution and land degradation in Africa, water shortages and desertification in Central Asia, and air and water pollution in Europe.
- Puerto Rico. // Washington Report on the Hemisphere;2/26/2010, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p8
The article features the report of CNN entitled "Poisoned Paradise" showing residents in Vieques island off the coast of Puerto Rico who are dying from cancer, liver disease and diabetes at rates of 30% to 90% higher than those among Puerto Ricans in the mainland.
- Lung cancer mortality in towns near paper, pulp and board industries in Spain: a point source pollution study. Monge-Corella, Susana; García-Pérez, Javier; Aragonés, Nuria; Pollán, Marina; Pérez-Gómez, Beatriz; López-Abente, Gonzalo // BMC Public Health;2008, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p288
Background: This study sought to ascertain whether there might be excess lung cancer mortality among the population residing in the vicinity of Spanish paper and board industries which report their emissions to the European Pollutant Emission Register (EPER). Methods: This was an ecological...
- Oil spill reinforces bad will. BURDEAU, CAIN // Native American Times;5/28/2010, Vol. 16 Issue 22, p3
The article reports how the oil spill at the Gulf of Mexico is spreading and affecting Indian tribes on the bayou in Louisiana.
- 'Too Many Variables' in Fill Water. Thomas, Ben // Pool & Spa News;2/24/2012, p1
The article reports on the fluctuations in the chemical composition of fill water among the Sunbelt states. It mentions that fluctuation in the water depicts the changes in the municipal water management policies. It mentions that contaminant including fertilizers and industrial pollutants are...
- Description of industrial pollution in Spain. García-Pérez, Javier; Boldo, Elena; Ramis, Rebeca; Pollán, Marina; Pérez-Gómez, Beatriz; Aragonés, Nuria; López-Abente, Gonzalo // BMC Public Health;2007, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p40
Background: Toxic substances released into the environment (to both air and water) by many types of industries might be related with the occurrence of some malignant tumours and other diseases. The publication of the EPER (European Pollutant Emission Register) Spanish data allows to investigate...
- A Message from the President: "Now's the Time". Davis, Cameron // Lake Effect;Summer2009, p1
The article presents the message from Cameron Davis, President and chief executive officer (CEO) of the Alliance for the Great Lakes in the U.S. He suggests that the Alliance must accelerate their efforts for the support of Great Lakes, and must continue to be vigilant on the industrial and the...
- Geophysical investigation using resistivity and GPR: A case study of an oil spill site at Seberang Prai, Penang. Win, Zaw; Hamzah, Umar; Ismail, Mohd Azmi; Samsudin, Abdul Rahim // Bulletin of the Geological Society of Malaysia;Dec2011, Issue 57, p19
Subsurface contamination by light non-aqueous phase liquids (LNAPLs) is one of the most pressing environmental issues in the industrialized and developing world. Non-invasive geophysical techniques have proven to be effective in identifying contaminated areas. In this study, a 2D electrical...
- WATER POLLUTION ITS IMPACT ON TRADITIONAL OCCUPATIONS WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO MUSI RIVER - ANDHRA PRADESH. CHEEPI, PULLAIAH // Asian Journal of Research in Business Economics & Management;Jan2013, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p269
This paper attempts to made an assessment of the water pollution its impact on traditional occupations under the musi river belt. The impactt estimates are based on the detailed primary (household level) data collected from an intensive study of four villages- based on the distance of the water...