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ENVIRO PERF REV ESTONIA

Environmental Performance Reviews: Estonia

Estonia - First Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
14 May 1999
The focus of the ECE review programme is to help countries in transition to improve their individual and collective performance in environmental management. The ultimate goal is the promotion of sustainable development and the convergence of environmental conditions and policies throughout Europe...
INDUSTRIES AND ENFORCEMENT ON ENVI

Industries and Enforcement of Environmental Law in Africa

Industry Experts Review Environmental Practice

8 Jan 1999
Over the years, there has been gradual realization that environmental protection and its rational management are in fact a precondition to development. On the issue of rational management of the environment and natural resources, this publication looks at ten countries inside the African region -...
OCEANIC CIRCLE  GOVERNING THE SEAS

Oceanic Circle, The

Governing the Seas as a Global Resource

19 Feb 1999
The Oceanic Circle discusses the importance of the oceans within the global life support system, the cultural dimension of ocean space, the oceans and warfare, the wealth of the ocean and its market value and the ethical and spiritual dimension of the emerging economics of sustainable development...
ISSUES & OPTIONS THE CLEAN DEV

Issues and Options

The Clean Development Mechanism

4 Dec 1998
While many countries are keen to secure early operation of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), important roadblocks still stand in the way of an effective mechanism for implementation. This publication explores the issues and options involved in defining the CDM's structure, operations and pro...
CONDUCT ENVIRO IMPACT FOR DEV

Conducting Environmental Impact Assessment for Developing Countries

25 Jun 1999
Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is a policy and management tool for planning and decision-making. This publication includes an introduction to EIA and explains its process, methods and tools. It discusses the implementation of specific environmental management measures and the need for thei...
ENVIRO PERF REV MOLDOVA

Environmental Performance Reviews: Republic of Moldova

Republic of Moldova - First Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
31 Jul 1998
Considerable efforts have been made in the Republic of Moldova in favour of environmental protection. This publication examines the legislative and institutional framework; integration of environmental and economic decisions; international cooperation; air, water, biodiversity and waste managemen...
INONDATIONS PERSONNES MENACEES

Inondations

Personnes Menacées, Stratégies de Prévention

10 Apr 1998
Cet ouvrage étudie l'importance et la nature des inondations en prenant des exemples de cas récents (Bangladesh, Canada, Chine, Etats-Unis d'Amérique, Europe Centrale, etc.). Il cherche aussi à montrer comment les sociétés peuvent se prémunir contre les risques d'inondations en évaluant les aléas...
PROTECTION DES EAUX TRANSFRONTIERE

Protection des Eaux Transfrontières

Guide en Matière de Politique Générale et de Prise de Décisions

Series:
Série de l'Eau
27 Mar 1998
Ce guide contient des directives sur la surveillance et l'évaluation de la qualité de l'eau des cours d'eau transfrontières ainsi que des recommandations aux gouvernements des pays de la CEE sur les mesures concrètes visant à prévenir, maîtriser et réduire la pollution des eaux souterraines due ...
DERECHO DEL MAR LA CONTAMINACION

Contaminación por Vertimiento, La

Series:
Derecho del Mar, El
1 Jun 1985
El presente estudio pretende dar información sobre la evolución de las disposiciones sobre vertimiento contenidas en la Convención de las Naciones Unidas sobre el Derecho del Mar. No pretende expresar opinión alguna ni intenta dar una interpretación de las disposiciones pertinentes.
SAVE THE BLACK SEA (POSTER)

Save the Black Sea (Poster)

9 Jan 1998
This colourful poster of the many endangered species in their natural habitat is bordered by the message 'Save the Black Sea' in different languages spoken in the countries that surround the Black Sea.
EFFETS DE LA POLLUTION ATMOSPHERIQ

Effets de la Pollution Atmosphérique Transfrontière à Longue Distance

Series:
Etudes sur la Pollution Atmosphérique
15 Aug 1997
Après un bref bilan de l'état des forêts en Europe, ce rapport traite les thèmes suivants : effets de la pollution atmosphérique sur les écosystèmes; réseaux neuronaux artificiels; acidification des eaux de surface sur la faune aquatique en Europe; résultats des travaux de modélisation des émiss...
ENVIRO PERF REV SLOVENIA

Environmental Performance Reviews: Slovenia

Slovenia - First Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
14 Nov 1997
Slovenia has long taken a keen interest in its environment. However gradual environmental deterioration in the eighties posed serious threats to human health and to development. This review presents an in-depth study of Slovenia's environmental position today. It looks into the framework for envi...
UNSCEAR RPT 1996 SOURCES & EFFECTS

Sources and Effects of Ionizing Radiation, United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 1996 Report

Report to the General Assembly, with Scientific Annexes

Series:
United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
13 Dec 1996
The wide readership of this book by individuals, government officials, scientists and medical specialists is due to concern about the possible hazards of natural and man-made sources of radiation. This publication presents the consequences of exposures to radiation by the use of radiobiological r...
GUIDE TO TAILINGS DAMS AND IMPOUND

Guide to Tailings Dams and Impoundments, A

Design, Construction, Use and Rehabilitation

9 May 1997
An important reference book and guide that addresses both the safety and the environmental issues of tailing impoundments. It will be an invaluable guide to mine owners and operators, as well as government agencies who are concerned with the disposal of tailings. Among other things, it discusses ...
GDBK TO WATER RESOURCES USE

Guidebook to Water Resources, Use and Management in Asia and the Pacific

Water Resources and Water Use

Series:
Water Resources Series
26 Dec 1997
This report of the expert group meeting reviews: the status of protection of water resources, water quality and aquatic ecosystems in the ESCAP region; strategies and methodologies for effective protection of water resources and aquatic ecosystems; recommendations and guidelines for protection of...
INTEGR WATER RESOURCES MNGMT ASIA

Integrated Water Resources Management in Asia and the Pacific

Series:
Water Resources Series
31 May 1996
An invaluable publication for all, especially those involved with international organizations, containing an analysis of water resources availability and use and, an overview of future water demand.
UNSCEAR RPT 1994 SOURCES & EFFECTS

Sources and Effects of Ionizing Radiation, United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 1994 Report

Report to the General Assembly, with Scientific Annexes

Series:
United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
14 Oct 1994
The wide readership of this book by individuals, government officials, scientists and medical specialists is due to concern about the possible hazards of natural and man-made sources of radiation. This publication presents the consequences of exposures to radiation by the use of radiobiological r...
COMPUTER APPLICAT FOR GROUNDWATER

Computer Applications for Groundwater Assessment and Management

Series:
Water Resources Series
9 Jun 1995
We are shown here how the use of computers for groundwater studies can help in the proper assessment, development, efficient use and management of water resources for many future years. Also of great interest are the explanations of how modern microcomputers can help in the setting-up of large da...