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Description - Global Environmental Policies by Ho-Won Jeong

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 popes.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780333779019
ISBN-10: 0333779010
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x 24mm)
Pages: 305
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 28-Sep-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Ho-Won Jeong

Andrew Meharg is Professor of Biogeochemistry at the University of Aberdeen where he studies and teaches on the impact of pollutants on the environment. His particular interest is how arsenic interacts with plants, animals and humans. In this capacity he has advised national and international government and aid bodies. Andrew has published numerous academic papers, book chapters and popular press articles on his research.

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