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Northern lights against POPs [electronic resource] :combatting threats in the Arctic / edited by David Leonard Downie, Terry Fenge.

Contributor(s): Fenge, Terry, 1950- | Downie, David Leonard | Inuit Circumpolar Conference.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Montreal, Que. : Published for the Inuit Circumpolar Conference Canada by McGill-Queen's University Press, c2003Description: 1 online resource (xxv, 347 p., [11] p. of plates) : ill. (some col.), col. maps, ports.ISBN: 0773524827 (pbk.); 9780773524828 (pbk.); 0773524487 (bnd.); 9780773524484 (bnd.); 9780773570672 (electronic bk.); 0773570675 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (2001) | Persistent pollutants -- Health aspects -- Arctic regions | Organic compounds -- Health aspects -- Arctic regions | Persistent pollutants -- Environmental aspects -- Arctic regions | Organic compounds -- Environmental aspects -- Arctic regions | Arctic regions -- Environmental conditions | Convention de Stockholm sur les polluants organiques persistants (2001) | Polluants persistants -- Aspect sanitaire -- Arctique | Compos�es organiques -- Aspect sanitaire -- Arctique | Polluants persistants -- Aspect de l'environnement -- Arctique | Compos�es organiques -- Aspect de l'environnement -- Arctique | Environnement -- Arctique | Persistent pollutants -- Health aspects -- Arctic regions | Organic compounds -- Health aspects -- Arctic regions | Persistent pollutants -- Environmental aspects -- Arctic regions | Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (2001) | Environmental Pollutants -- adverse effects -- Arctic Regions | Environmental Monitoring -- Arctic Regions | Organic Chemicals -- adverse effects -- Arctic Regions | Pesticides -- adverse effects -- Arctic Regions | Milieuverontreiniging | Organische verbindingen | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / Pollution ControlGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 363.738/4/09719 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Foreword / David Anderson, Klaus T�opfer -- Acknowledgments / David Leonard Downie, Terry Fenge -- Introduction -- 1. Persistent organic pollutants : global poisons threaten the North -- POPs, the environment, and public health / Eric Dewailly and Christopher Furgal -- Canadian Arctic indigenous peoples, traditional food systems, and POPs / Harriet V. Kuhnlein, Laurie H.M. Chan, Grace Egeland, Oliver Receveur -- Canadian research and POPs : the Northern Contaminants Program / Russel Shearer and Siu-Ling Han -- Circumpolar perspectives on persistent organic pollutants : the Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme / Lars-Otto Reiersen, Simon Wilson, and Vitaly Kimstach -- The deposition of airborne dioxin emitted by North American sources on ecologically vulnerable receptors in Nunavut / Barry Commoner, Paul Woods Bartlett, Kimberly Couchot, and Holger Eisl -- 2. Regional and global POPs policy -- Regional POPs policy : the UNECE CLRTAP POPs protocol / Henrik Selin -- Global POPs policy : the 2001 Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants / David Leonard Downie -- The Stockholm Convention in the context of international law / Nigel Bankes -- POPs and Inuit : influencing the global agenda / Terry Fenge -- POPs in Alaska : engaging the United States / Henry P. Huntington and Michelle Sparck -- The long and winding road to Stockholm : the view from the chair / John Anthony Buccini -- The Inuit journey towards a POPs-free world / Sheila Watt-Cloutier -- Contributors -- POPs science and policy : a brief northern lights timeline / David Downie and Mike Kraft -- Glossary of terms and concepts : POPs and international negotiations / compiled by David Leonard Downie and Victoria Elman -- The Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants.
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Foreword / David Anderson, Klaus T�opfer -- Acknowledgments / David Leonard Downie, Terry Fenge -- Introduction -- 1. Persistent organic pollutants : global poisons threaten the North -- POPs, the environment, and public health / Eric Dewailly and Christopher Furgal -- Canadian Arctic indigenous peoples, traditional food systems, and POPs / Harriet V. Kuhnlein, Laurie H.M. Chan, Grace Egeland, Oliver Receveur -- Canadian research and POPs : the Northern Contaminants Program / Russel Shearer and Siu-Ling Han -- Circumpolar perspectives on persistent organic pollutants : the Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme / Lars-Otto Reiersen, Simon Wilson, and Vitaly Kimstach -- The deposition of airborne dioxin emitted by North American sources on ecologically vulnerable receptors in Nunavut / Barry Commoner, Paul Woods Bartlett, Kimberly Couchot, and Holger Eisl -- 2. Regional and global POPs policy -- Regional POPs policy : the UNECE CLRTAP POPs protocol / Henrik Selin -- Global POPs policy : the 2001 Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants / David Leonard Downie -- The Stockholm Convention in the context of international law / Nigel Bankes -- POPs and Inuit : influencing the global agenda / Terry Fenge -- POPs in Alaska : engaging the United States / Henry P. Huntington and Michelle Sparck -- The long and winding road to Stockholm : the view from the chair / John Anthony Buccini -- The Inuit journey towards a POPs-free world / Sheila Watt-Cloutier -- Contributors -- POPs science and policy : a brief northern lights timeline / David Downie and Mike Kraft -- Glossary of terms and concepts : POPs and international negotiations / compiled by David Leonard Downie and Victoria Elman -- The Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants.

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Northern lights against POPs ©2003

Published for the Inuit Circumpolar Conference Canada by McGill-Queen's University Press, (Montreal, Que. :) 1 online resource (xxv, 347 p., [11] p. of plates) : ill. (some col.), col. maps, ports. 56

Northern lights against POPs ©2003

Published for the Inuit Circumpolar Conference Canada by McGill-Queen's University Press, (Montreal, Que. :) 1 online resource (xxv, 347 p., [11] p. of plates) : ill. (some col.), col. maps, ports. 56

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