Your Waterstones card is changing, introducing...
Living in a Chemical World: Framing the Future in Light of the Past - Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences (Paperback)
  • Living in a Chemical World: Framing the Future in Light of the Past - Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences (Paperback)

Living in a Chemical World: Framing the Future in Light of the Past - Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences (Paperback)

(editor), (editor), (editor), (editor), (editor)
Paperback 500 Pages / Published: 11/12/2006
  • We can order this

Usually despatched within 3 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket
The modern world holds many hazards. Even as some of the hazards of living are reduced by technological advances in medicine and other areas, many nevertheless remain and new hazards are continually introduced. Held by the Collegium Ramazzini, an international academy of scientists who are experts in the fields of occupational and environmental health, this conference will consider in particular the carcinogenic risks present in the general and occupational environment. Many risks are still present in the workplace and the general environment in spite of our long awareness of them. This meeting will serve to update our knowledge of these risks in order to define the scientific bases for more stringent regulations and more effective prevention. The results of studies on hazardous agents and situations brought about by recent technological innovations and new life styles will be presented. New strategies for prevention will be suggested for protection from those risks. Data on the diffusion of carcinogenic hazards from the industrially developed to the developing nations will be evaluated. Scientific tools now available for prevention will be reviewed, and, where necessary, the strategies for protection from risk will be determined. Hazardous waste, the risks of nanoparticles, endocrine disrupters, prenatal environmental exposures and developmental outcomes, human exposure to environmental hazards in the World Trade Center aftermath, and the social and economic perspectives on environmental and occupational diseases will be discussed. NOTE: Annals volumes are available for sale as individual books or as a journal. For information on institutional journal subscriptions, please visit ACADEMY MEMBERS: Please contact the New York Academy of Sciences directly to place your order ( Members of the New York Academy of Science receive full-text access to the Annals online and discounts on print volumes. Please visit for more information about becoming a member

Publisher: New York Academy of Sciences
ISBN: 9781573316538
Number of pages: 500
Weight: 1514 g
Dimensions: 230 x 157 x 36 mm

You may also be interested in...

Water Regulations Guide
Added to basket
Water 4.0
Added to basket
Breaking New Ground
Added to basket
Environmental Management:
Added to basket
Preparing for Climate Change
Added to basket
Environmental Governance
Added to basket
Sewers for Adoption
Added to basket
Sustainability: The Basics
Added to basket
The 'One Planet' Life
Added to basket
Pesky Plastic
Added to basket
London's Sewers
Added to basket


Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.