The rise of international environmental law: a Canadian perspective
Presentation and discussion with Paul Cassidy, senior partner in the national law firm of Blake, Cassels & Graydon's Environmental Law Group in Vancouver. September 16, 2010 Although increasing worries about climate change and water and air quality concerns around the world seem to make political borders irrelevant, environmental laws in Canada and elsewhere have traditionally had a distinct domestic flavour, focusing on purely locals aspects of these issues. However, recent experiences with tr
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Euros top Estonia's xmas list
As Estonia prepares to enter the euro zone on January 1, some wonder what the effects will be on prices in the new year.
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Picasso: Guitars 1912-1914 | Picasso's Cardboard Guitar (1912)
Find out more at http://MoMA.org/picassoguitars Picasso: Guitars 1912-1914 On view February 13-June 6, 2011 Produced by CK Studios, Inc. © 2011 The Museum of Modern Art, New York
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Environmental Sampling
A simple Articulate Engage presentation that shows how to correctly take an environmental sample and how to culture organisms contained within that sample.
Author(s): Dr John Heritage and Dr Sue Bickerdike, University

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Environmental Chemistry
178 questions from the field of environmental chemistry.
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11.373 Science, Politics, and Environmental Policy (MIT)
This class examines the role of science in the US environmental policy-making process. It investigates the methods scientists use to learn about the natural world, the way scientific knowledge accumulates, the treatment of science by advocates and the media, and the role of science in legislative, administrative and judicial decision making. It also considers how other political systems use science in an effort to put the US approach in comparative perspective.
Author(s): Layzer, Judith

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Implement Minimal Environmental Impact Practices
This Unit covers the basic knowledge and skills to ensure that practices are implemented to achieve minimal environmental impact whilst participating in outdoor activities under supervision.At the end of your study of this unit, you should be able to determine the environmental impacts of outdoor recreation activities. You should be able to adopt practices to reduce impact on the natural environment and on other users of wilderness areas
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Implement and monitor risk management processes associated with OH&S and environmental policies and
This resource covers the skills and knowledge to implement and monitor the risk management processes and OHS management systems (OHSMS) for a work group or laboratory, within the scope of a head officer's' responsibilities. It contains activities and resources to facilitate self-paced learning. Topics include: provide information to the work-group, hazards and risks, implement and monitor workplace procedures for controlling risks, implement workplace procedures for dealing with hazardous event
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Identify and assess environmental and heritage concerns
This learning object addresses the competency required to identify and assess environmental and heritage concerns. You will learn about finding heritage items and accessing heritage areas. You will also learn about environmental legislation, isolation and clearances, contaminants, and how to respond to environmental concerns including emergency plans and incident reports.
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Monitor Stock and Environmental Conditions
This unit covers the knowledge and processes involved in monitoring stock health in the aquaculture industry. Activity 1 gives an introduction to water quality factors such as dissolved oxygen levels, pH, hardness, alkalinity, water temperature and salinity, and how these affect stock and other water quality factors. Activity 2 covers the location to take a water sample, methods of taking a water sample, sending it for analysis and interpreting results of water analysis.
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11.364 International Environmental Negotiation (MIT)
The class will explore the obstacles to achieving sustainability; in particular, the difficulties of managing common resources, achieving transboundary pollution control, making tradeoffs between economic and social development needs and environmental resource protection, and harmonizing environmental protection standards. At their core, these problems must be addressed through international or multi-lateral negotiations. We will focus especially on problems of representation and voting, issue l
Author(s): Susskind, Lawrence

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11.368 Environmental Justice (MIT)
This class explores the foundations of the environmental justice movement, current and emerging issues, and the application of environmental justice analysis to environmental policy and planning. It examines claims made by diverse groups along with the policy and civil society responses that address perceived inequity and injustice. While focused mainly on the United States, international issues and perspectives are also considered.
Author(s): Carmin, JoAnn

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1.963 Environmental Engineering Applications of Geographic Information Systems (MIT)
This graduate seminar is taught in a lecture and lab exercise format. The subject matter is tailored to introduce Environmental Engineering students to the use and potential of Geographic Information Systems in their discipline. Lectures will cover the general concepts of GIS use and introduce the material in the exercises that demonstrate the practical application of GIS.
Author(s): Sheehan, Daniel

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1.89 Environmental Microbiology (MIT)
This class provides a general introduction to the diverse roles of microorganisms in natural and artificial environments. It will cover topics including: cellular architecture, energetics, and growth; evolution and gene flow; population and community dynamics; water and soil microbiology; biogeochemical cycling; and microorganisms in biodeterioration and bioremediation.
Author(s): Polz, Martin

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1.782 Environmental Engineering Masters of Engineering Project (MIT)
This class is one of the core requirements for the Environmental Masters of Engineering program. It is designed to teach about environmental engineering through the use of case studies, computer software tools, and seminars from industrial experts. Case studies provide the basis for group projects as well as individual theses. Past case studies have included the MMR Superfund site on Cape Cod; restoration of the Florida Everglades; dredging of Boston Harbor; local watershed trading programs; app
Author(s): Lantagne, Daniele,Adams, Eric,Shanahan, Peter,Murc

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1.253J Transportation Policy and Environmental Limits (MIT)
Through a combination of lectures, cases, and class discussions this subject examines the economic and political conflict between transportation and the environment. It investigates the role of government regulation, green business and transportation policy as facilitators of economic development and environmental sustainability. It analyzes a variety of international policy problems including government-business relations; the role of interest groups, non-governmental organizations, and the pub
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Environmental Science
Welcome to the NROC Environmental Science course. This course is designed to acquaint you with the physical, ecological, social, and political principles of environmental science. The scientific method is used to analyze and understand the inter-relationships between humans and the natural environment. The course shows how ecological realities and the material desires of humans often clash, leading to environmental degradation and pollution. The course covers the following topics: Earth's System
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Martha and Carl Lindner III Hall: Elon University's commitment to environmental sustainability
This video describes the environmental sustainability features of Martha and Carl Lindner III Hall in the Academic Village at Elon University.
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Public Health - Environmental Cleanup Partnerships in Washington State

A Public Health Seminar delivered on Monday, October 4, 2010.

In the public imagination, the Pacific Northwest region of the U.S. is an enclave of pristine environmental situations. This reputation has also attracted major environmental risks. The state of Washington hosts nearly 60 superfund priority sites under the federal Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act. These sites include, for example, Hanford, a 586-square-mile site created in 1943 as part of
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