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Hernan, Robert Emmet
This borrowed earth : lessons from the fifteen worst environmental disasters around the world / Robert Emmet Hernan ; foreword by Bill McKibben ; preface by Graham Nash
Alternate Title Lessons from the fifteen worst environmental disasters around the world
1st ed
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, c2010
book jacket
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Subject(s) Environmental disasters -- Case studies
Natural disasters -- Environmental aspects -- Case studies
Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Case studies
Ecological disturbances -- Case studies
Physical Description x, 235 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [193]-229) and index
Contents Minamata, Japan, 1950s -- London, England, 1952 -- Windscale, England, 1957 -- Seveso, Italy, 1976 -- Love Canal, New York, 1978 -- Three Mile Island, Pennsylvania, 1979 -- Times Beach, Missouri, 1982 -- Bhopal, India, 1984 -- Chernobyl, Ukraine, 1986 -- Rhine River, Switzerland, 1986 -- Prince William Sound, Alaska, 1989 -- Oil spills and fires of Kuwait, 1991 -- Dassen and Robben Islands, South Africa, 2000 -- Brazilian rainforest -- Global climate change

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