National Library of Australia

You must be logged in to Tag Records
Pollution / editor Justin Healey
Bib ID 1089444
Format BookBook
Related Online
Resources
Description Rozell, N.S.W. : Spinney Press, 2001 
44 p. : ill. ; 30 cm. 
ISBN 1876811668 (paperback)
Series

Issues in society (Balmain, N.S.W.) ; v. 157.

Summary

This book focuses on air and water pollution in Australia. What is the state of air and water quality in Australia, and what efforts are being made by consumers, governments and industry to reduce pollution? How do households and motor vehicle emissions contribute to global warming and adverse human health impacts? Contaminated water supplies, polluted groundwater, rivers and oceans - what are the causes, effects and solutions to water pollution in Australia?

Full contents
  • Chapter 1: Air Pollution: Air pollution in Australia; Australia's polluted areas; Urban and regional air pollution; Air pollutants; Health impact of air pollution; Outdoor air pollution: a toxic soup; Smogbusters; Indoor air pollution; Motor vehicles and pollution; Habits of motor vehicle owners; Use of transport; On the road to nowhere ... slowly; How do households contribute to global warming; Ten easy ways to cool global warming; What is the greenhouse effect?; What can you do to reduce our air pollution?; Reduce air pollution; What are cleaner production and eco-efficiency?
  • Chapter 2: Water Pollution: What is water quality?; Reduce water pollution; River and estuary pollution; Water waste; Water pollutants and their origin; Household water - use, sources, quality and conservation; Groundwater pollution; Marine pollution; Coastal and marine pollution; Clean Seas Program; What happens to spilled oil?
 
Notes

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. 44.

Secondary students.

Subjects Pollution -- Australia.  |  Pollution prevention -- Australia.
Other authors/contributors Healey, Justin

Online

    In the Library

    Request this item to view in the Library's reading rooms using your library card. To learn more about how to request items watch this short online video Help Video.

    Details Collect From
    NLq 300.994 ISS
    Copy: pbk
    Main Reading Room
    Nq 300.994 ISS
    Copy: pbk
    Main Reading Room

    Order a copy

    - Copyright or permission restrictions may apply. We will contact you if necessary.

    Help Video To learn more about Copies Direct watch this short online video Help Video.
    close Can I borrow items from the Library?

    You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

    You can view this on the NLA website.

    close What can I get online?

    You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

    You can view this on the NLA website.

    close Can I get copies of items from the Library?

    You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

    You can view this on the NLA website.

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flags
    Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and other First Nations people are advised that this catalogue contains names, recordings and images of deceased people and other content that may be culturally sensitive. Please also be aware that you may see certain words or descriptions in this catalogue which reflect the author’s attitude or that of the period in which the item was created and may now be considered offensive.