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Wildland fires and the environment: a global synthesis
Fire has been an agent of disturbance for thousands of years. Forest and wildland fires have occurred long before the advent of humans, shaping landscape structure, pattern and ultimately the species composition of ecosystems. ...
European plants in peril: a review of threatened plants in the European Community (1989)
(UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC), 1989)
This booklet draws attention to the problems of habitat loss or degradation within the territory of the European Community and presents a selection of those plant species which are, as a consequence, under threat. It ...
Environmental Policy in Estonia
(European Parliament, 1998)
In terms of environmental policy, Estonia faces the problem of the legacy of the Soviet era and obsolete industries, while at the same time - in common with most of the CECs it has valuable and untouched natural areas. ...
Recovery and recycling systems guidelines: phasing out ODS in developing countries, refrigeration sector
The objective of these guidelines is to help developing country governments and industry design and establish recovery and recycling systems and operate them efficiently.
A global overview of wetland and marine protected areas on the World Heritage List
(UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC), 1997)
This working paper provides a global overview of the current coverage of existing World Heritage sites with wetland and marine values and suggests potential wetland areas which may merit future nomination to the World ...
APELL awareness and preparedness for emergencies at local level: a process for responding to technological accidents
The APELL Handbook provides the basic concepts for the development of emergency response plans at the local level, with an emphasis on community awareness of potential dangers and preparedness for all contingencies