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Children and Environmental ToxinsWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Children and Environmental Toxins: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Philip J. Landrigan and Mary M. Landrigan

Published in Print: 
26 April 2018
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569498
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190662646.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190662646
Over the past four decades, the prevalence of autism, asthma, ADHD, obesity, diabetes, and birth defects has increased substantially among children throughout the world. Not coincidentally, ... More
Climate ChangeWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Climate Change: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Joseph Romm

Published in Print: 
12 July 2018
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569603
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190866112.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190866112
This is, for my money, the best single-source primer on the state of climate change. (New York Magazine) “The right book at the right time: accessible, comprehensive, unflinching, humane.” ... More
Environmental ProtectionWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Environmental Protection: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Pamela Hill

Published in Print: 
25 May 2017
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569115
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190223069.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190223069
In 1962, Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring sounded an alarm: the natural environment is being dangerously degraded because of human activity. Ever since, environmental protection has been a ... More
HydrofrackingWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Hydrofracking: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Alex Prud'homme

Published in Print: 
12 December 2013
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569863
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199311262.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199311262
Constantly in the news and the subject of much public debate, fracking, as it is known for short, is one of the most promising yet controversial methods of extracting natural gas and oil. ... More
Marine PollutionWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Marine Pollution: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Judith S. Weis

Published in Print: 
08 January 2015
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197570173
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199996698.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199996698
Marine pollution occurs today in varied forms—chemical, industrial, and agricultural-and the sources of pollution are endless. In recent history, we've seen oil spills, untreated sewage, ... More

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