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Environmental impact of ships, edited by Stephen de Mora, Timothy Fileman, Thomas Vance.

Summary
Shipping is responsible for transporting 90% of the world's trade. This book provides a comprehensive review of the impact shipping has on the environment. Topics covered include pollutant discharges such as atmospheric emissions, oil, chemical waste, sewage and biocides; as well as non-pollutant impacts including invasive species, wildlife collisions, noise, physical damage, and the environmental effects associated with shipwrecks and shipbreaking. The history of relevant international legislation is also covered. With chapters written by eminent international authors, this book provides a global perspective on the environmental impact of ships, making it a useful reference for advanced students and researchers of environmental science, as well as practitioners of maritime law and policy, and marine business.
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Note
Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 05 Feb 2021)
Physical Description
1 online resource (xii, 384 pages), digital, PDF file(s).
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781108395168

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