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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


Come What May: Bahala Na

Barbara Goldoftas

in The Green Tiger: The Costs of Ecological Decline in the Philippines

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195135114
eISBN:
9780199868216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195135114.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History

In Metropolitan Manila, environmental health is the next frontier of environmentalism. In this sprawling urban area in the 1990s, the growing population — including migrants from ecologically ... More


Coral Reefs in the Modern World

Charles R. C. Sheppard, Simon K. Davy, and Graham M. Pilling

in The Biology of Coral Reefs

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198566359
eISBN:
9780191713934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566359.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Aquatic Biology

Today coral reefs, perhaps more than other marine systems, are suffering from numerous pressures. As a result many have succumbed as functioning ecosystems. Nutrients and industrial pollution, ... More


Ahmedabad: A Case of Efficiency in Spending

Kala Seetharam Sridhar and A. Venugopala Reddy

in State of Urban Services in India's Cities: Spending and Financing

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198065388
eISBN:
9780199081264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198065388.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter focuses on Ahmedabad, which is the largest city in Gujarat. The chapter begins with a section on the socio-economic characteristics of the city, including a profile of its labour force. ... More


Kolkata: A Case of Lack of Coordination

Kala Seetharam Sridhar and A. Venugopala Reddy

in State of Urban Services in India's Cities: Spending and Financing

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198065388
eISBN:
9780199081264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198065388.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the municipal corporations in Kolkata, and focuses on the central city of Kolkata. In terms of population, Kolkata is easily the seventh biggest city in the world, and the ... More


Jaipur: A Success Story of Land Leasing and Sales

Kala Seetharam Sridhar and A. Venugopala Reddy

in State of Urban Services in India's Cities: Spending and Financing

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198065388
eISBN:
9780199081264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198065388.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter studies the land leasing and sales practices in Jaipur. Jaipur is known for being the very first planned city in India, as well as the capital of Rajasthan. The first part of the chapter ... More


Bangalore: A Case of Inadequate Spending

Kala Seetharam Sridhar and A. Venugopala Reddy

in State of Urban Services in India's Cities: Spending and Financing

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198065388
eISBN:
9780199081264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198065388.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter considers the case of Bangalore, which is located about 840 to 940 metres above the sea level. The city is also the fifth largest metropolitan area in India. It is noted that these ... More


Sewage collection and treatment

in Environmental Pollution Studies

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239239
eISBN:
9781846313035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239239.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter discusses sewerage systems and methods of sewage treatment. There are two types of sewerage systems: ‘combined’ and ‘separate’. In combined sewerage systems, rainwater from roads and ... More


Environmental Pollution Studies

Gerry Best

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239239
eISBN:
9781846313035
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313035
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This book examines a number of important contemporary environmental issues. The topics covered include sewage treatment, eutrophication, air pollution, acid rain, global warming and pollution from ... More


Estuarine uses and users

Donald S. McLusky and Michael Elliott

in The Estuarine Ecosystem: Ecology, Threats and Management

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198525080
eISBN:
9780191728198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525080.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter considers the uses made of estuaries, and then examines the various responses of estuarine organisms to each usage. It looks at many forms of pollution separately, but also (because they ... More


Who Pooped and How It Was Found: One Scientist’s Story of Source Tracking Fecal Bacteria in an Inner Bluegrass Watershed

Tricia Coakley

in Water in Kentucky: Natural History, Communities, and Conservation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813168685
eISBN:
9780813169941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168685.003.0018
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Tracking the sources of fecal pollution in Kentucky streams is an important task to allow for removal of the associated pollution. Modern molecular biology techniques, analyzing the DNA of fecal ... More


Heartbeats in the Muck: The History, Sea Life, and Environment of New York Harbor, Revised Edition

John Waldman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823249855
eISBN:
9780823252589
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823249855.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

New York Harbor is a sprawling network of tidal bays, inlets, channels, and creeks set within both the broader Hudson Estuary and the urban matrix of New York City. Many natural habitats may be ... More


The Medium: Sewers, Sludge, and Other Forms of Water Torture

John Waldman

in Heartbeats in the Muck: The History, Sea Life, and Environment of New York Harbor, Revised Edition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823249855
eISBN:
9780823252589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823249855.003.0004
Subject:
History, Environmental History

With the great immigrant waves at the end of the nineteenth century New York's population swelled, but with no sewage treatment, all human wastes entered the Harbor's waters in raw form, overwhelming ... More


Conclusion

Samiha El Katsha

in Gender, Behavior, and Health: Schistosomiasis Transmission and Control in Rural Egypt

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774247286
eISBN:
9781617970245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774247286.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Epidemiological data did not actually demonstrate a clear statistical correlation between a household's lack of an individual water connection or sewerage and the likelihood that household members ... More


Urban Infrastructure

in Rebuilding Mostar: Urban Reconstruction in a War Zone

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239031
eISBN:
9781846313905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313905.013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses the repair of water and sewage systems in Mostar. It covers project planning and implementation; water sources and primary distribution networks; leak detection and repair; ... More


Matter in Its Right Place: Technology and the Building of Waste Disposal Systems

Tom Crook

in Governing Systems: Modernity and the Making of Public Health in England, 1830-1910

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520290341
eISBN:
9780520964549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290341.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines a key aspect of Victorian sanitary engineering, namely the advent of large-scale sewerage and domestic waste disposal systems. It argues that this was a hugely ambitious, if ... More


The Origins of Governmental Film Censorship, 1907–1923

Laura Wittern-Keller

in Freedom of the Screen: Legal Challenges to State Film Censorship, 1915-1981

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124513
eISBN:
9780813134901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124513.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the origin of governmental film censorship. Before movies were created, reformers constantly worried about the indecent content popular novels and photographs carried. It was ... More


Sanitation Law and Policy in India: An Introduction to Basic Instruments

Philippe Cullet and Lovleen Bhullar (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199456703
eISBN:
9780199085453
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199456703.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Sanitation has received little attention from policy-makers and lawyers for a long time although it was not completely outside the purview of laws and policies in India. However, the past couple of ... More


Sewage Discharge Response: Reforms in Reporting and Public Notification

Bernard Franklin and Kenneth Murray

in Public Health Practice: What Works

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199892761
eISBN:
9780199301515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892761.003.0021
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Inadequate or delayed response to sewage spills poses a threat to the public’s health. Following a number of large discharges in Los Angeles County a stakeholder workgroup was convened to develop ... More


Drowning in Place: Infrastructure and Landmarks in the Age of Sea-Level Rise

Orrin H. Pilkey, Linda Pilkey-Jarvis, and Keith C. Pilkey

in Retreat from a Rising Sea: Hard Choices in an Age of Climate Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231168441
eISBN:
9780231541800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168441.003.0008
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

A wide variety of low-elevation and near-shoreline infrastructure and buildings of all kinds is at great danger of destruction by sea-level rise. Particular problems are toxic waste sites, landfills, ... More


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