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Action plan for the Caribbean environment programme - UNEP Regional Seas Reports and Studies No. 26
The principal objectives of the Action Plan are to assist the Governments of the region in minimizing environmental problems in the Wider Caribbean through assessment of the state of the environment and development activities ...
Regional Overview of Environmental Problems and Priorities Affecting the Coastal and Marine Resources of the Wider Caribbean Region - CEP Technical Report 02
The purpose of this regional overview is to highlight problems and issues of regional concern in order that they will be considered in the preparation of a long-term strategy for the development of the Caribbean Environment ...
The Ozone Depletion Problem (An Example of Harm Commitment) - MARC Report Number 1
The problem of ozone depletion is so interdisciplinary and complex that it is difficult for the non-expert to evaluate its urgency and severity. As a result, this potential threat cannot readily be compared with the myriad ...
Suggestions for the Development of a Hazard Evaluation Procedure for Potentially Toxic Chemicals - MARC Report Number 3
This document presents initial thinking on the development of a methodology designed to identify those chemicals being released into the environment which are likely to cause undue perturbations in essential biological processes.
Environmental Impact Assessment: An Analysis of the Methodological and Substantive Issues Affecting Human Health Considerations - MARC Report Number 41
A principal mission of the World Health Organization (WHO) is the promotion of procedures and approaches to planning by governments that can contribute to the improvement of the standard of human health. One of the major ...
Cadmium in the European Community: A Prospective Assessment of Sources, Human Exposure and Environmental Impact – MARC Report Number 26
This study quantifies the sources of cadmium in the European Community (EC), reviews the concentrations found in the physical environment and its biotic components, and assesses current and future human exposure in the ...
The State of the Environment in the South Pacific - UNEP Regional Seas Reports and Studies No. 31
The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme has collected enough information through country reports and topic reviews to make a summary overview of the state of the environment in the South Pacific region. It is thus ...
Water Quality Monitoring, Assessment & Management: A Guide to the Modular GEMS/ Water Training Programme
Due to the success of this programme and the high demands expressed by network participants, it was agreed by the GEMS/WATER Steering Committee to develop a comprehensive guide which compiles all training course opportunities ...
The State of the Environment 1972-1982
The present report focuses on the changes (positive or negative) that occurred in the state of the world environment in the decade following the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment convened at Stockholm in ...