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The Regulation of Science and Technology / edited by Helen Lawton Smith

Contributor(s): Resource type: Ressourcentyp: Buch (Online)Book (Online)Language: English Series: Studies in Regulation | SpringerLink Bücher | Springer eBook Collection Palgrave Economics & Finance Collection | Springer ebook collection / Palgrave Economics and Finance Collection 2000 - 2013Publisher: London : Palgrave Macmillan, 2002Description: Online-Ressource (XI, 274 p, online resource)ISBN:
  • 9780230554528
Subject(s): Additional physical formats: 9781349418947 | Erscheint auch als: 978-1-349-41894-7 Druck-Ausgabe | Printed edition: 9781349418947 LOC classification:
  • JA77
DOI: DOI: 10.1057/9780230554528Online resources: Summary: The worst chemical disaster ever could be happening right now. In India and Bangladesh between forty and eighty million people are at risk of consuming too much arsenic from well water that might have already caused one hundred thousand cancer cases and thousands of deaths. Many millions elsewhere in South-East Asia and South America may soon suffer a similar fate. Venomous Earth is the story of this tragedy: the geology, the biology, the politics and the history. It starts in Ancient Greece, touches down in today's North America and takes in William Morris, alchemy, farming, medicine, mining and a cosmetic that killed two popesPPN: PPN: 1657455807Package identifier: Produktsigel: ZDB-1-PEO | ZDB-2-PEF | ZDB-2-SEB
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