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Pollution.

Robert Williams

Pollution.

by Robert Williams

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Published by Collins in (Glasgow) .
Written in English


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SeriesEnvironmental themes
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Open LibraryOL20937193M
ISBN 100003278441

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  Rachel Carson was an American biologist well known for her writings on environmental pollution and the natural history of the sea. Her book, Silent Spring (), became one of the most influential books in the modern environmental movement and provided the impetus for tighter control of pesticides, including DDT. What did Rachel Carson write? "The book is designed as a contribution to understanding the origins, mechanisms and consequences of the environmental setbacks brought about by soil pollution. The book presents a comprehensive, integrated overview of previously separately treated materials, written for students and teachers as well as for professionals from the earth.

Let's Investigate: Plastic Pollution. Ruth Owen. The book is an appealing non-fiction book that encourages children to develop an interest in helping to stop plastics being used and damaging our oceans and wildlife. Each section has a clear title, key information, accompanying photographs and diagrams, labels and key facts. BOOK REVIEWS Environmental Pollution Control. Allan D. McKnight, Pauline K. Marstrand and T. Craig Sinclair. Allen and Unwin, London pp. Hard back £ Paper back £ Foreword by Lord Ashby, F.R.S. The reader wishing to obtain a fundamental grounding in the technical and legal aspects of pollution of the environment in most of.


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