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Mercury Pollution: A Transdisciplinary Treatment,9781439833841
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Mercury Pollution: A Transdisciplinary Treatment

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Edition:
1st
ISBN13:

9781439833841

ISBN10:
1439833842
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
8/22/2011
Publisher(s):
CRC Press

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This is the 1st edition with a publication date of 8/22/2011.
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Summary

Using mercury pollution as an example, this book illustrates the interdisciplinary approach required for solving environmental problems. It explains the details of the natural cycling of mercury in and on the earth and discusses how humans have dramatically disrupted its exchange among the earth#xE2;#xAC;"s soil, air, and water. The chapters discuss history, media, and politics in relation to mercury and contain links to established websites with specific resources for readers. Also included are smaller case studies, such as the Minamata tragedy, fish consumption, and international treaties.


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