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People and Pollution: Cultural Constructions and Social Action in Egypt

Nicholas S. Hopkins, Sohair R. Mehanna, and Salah el-Haggar

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774245725
eISBN:
9781617970962
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774245725.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

With a population approaching 65 million (15 million in Cairo alone), environmental pollution is a concern of many people in Egypt and the world in general. This book is a study of how Egyptians in ... More


Physiological effects of noise on aquatic animals

Natacha Aguilar de Soto and Caitlin Kight

in Stressors in the Marine Environment: Physiological and ecological responses; societal implications

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198718826
eISBN:
9780191788352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718826.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Ecology

Ambient noise provides crucial information to a range of aquatic fauna. Increasingly, however, the world’s oceans and waterways are filled with the sounds of anthropogenic activities yet little is ... More


The impact of anthropogenic noise on avian communication and fitness

Wouter Halfwerk and Hans Slabbekoorn

in Avian Urban Ecology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199661572
eISBN:
9780191810176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199661572.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter examines how noise pollution affects avian fitness. It first reviews the current insights on the impact of anthropogenic noise on species distribution and reproductive success. It ... More


Air Quality and Noise

David Langlet and Said Mahmoudi

in EU Environmental Law and Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198753926
eISBN:
9780191831904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753926.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter explores the EU regulations regarding air pollution. Starting in the 1970s, the EU has developed a comprehensive—but so far only partly successful—legal framework for tackling air ... More


Sensing in the Anthropocene

Martin Stevens

in Secret Worlds: The extraordinary senses of animals

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198813675
eISBN:
9780191925887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813675.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter examines how the growing understanding of the variety of sensory systems used by nature has inspired new technologies to benefit human lives and society. A growing area is biomimicry, ... More


Of Pollution, Paucity, and Population Pressures

Alon Tal

in The Land Is Full: Addressing Overpopulation in Israel

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300216882
eISBN:
9780300224955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300216882.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter discusses the environmental impact of Israel's population growth. Noise, for instance, has always been ranked by Israelis as the most bothersome environmental nuisance. But the new ... More


The application of signal transmission modelling in conservation biology: on the possible impact of a projected motorway on avian communication

Erwin Nemeth and Sue Anne Zollinger

in Avian Urban Ecology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199661572
eISBN:
9780191810176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199661572.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter presents a case study investigating whether traffic noise from a new motorway will have adverse effects on the acoustic communication of a threatened charadriiform bird, the Eurasian ... More


Instructional Plans: Grades 9–12

Shawna Longo

in Integrating STEM with Music: Units, Lessons, and Adaptations for K-12

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197546772
eISBN:
9780197546819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197546772.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

Instructional plans consist of planning necessities, standard alignment, alignment to philosophies approached in earlier chapters, as well as instructional procedures and assessments. Adaptations for ... More


Wind Power in Canada

Scott Valentine

in Wind Power Politics and Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199862726
eISBN:
9780197563236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199862726.003.0010
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Sustainability

In August 2007, the ice sheets choking off Canada’s Northwest Passage receded, permitting passage without the aid of an icebreaker for the first time in Canada’s 150-year history. Although this ... More


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