Reports and Books
Oil Pollution Control in the East African Region: UNEP Regional Seas Reports and Studies No. 10
United Nations Environment Programme/Interantional Maritime Organization, International Maritime Organization

Dicusess oil production practices, how that may pollute, as well as other oil polluting sources


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1982
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Exposure Commitment Assessments of Environmental Pollutants Volume 2: Summary Exposure Assessments for PCBs, Selenium, Chromium – MARC Report Number 28
United Nations Environment Programme, Monitoring and Assessment Research Centre

In this report, PCBs, selenium and chromium are considered. Representative background levels of these pollutants in air, soil, water and diet due to natural and man-made sources are indicated. The intake rates by man are estimated and distribution and retention in the body are discussed. For each pollutant, a pathway analysis is conducted in which quantitative transfer relationships are developed. The contributions of inhalation and ingestion pathways to the current concentrations of the pollutants in man are evaluated.


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1982
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Cadmium in the European Community: A Prospective Assessment of Sources, Human Exposure and Environmental Impact – MARC Report Number 26
United Nations Environment Programme, Monitoring and Assessment Research Centre

This study quantifies the sources of cadmium in the European Community (EC), reviews the concentrations found in the physical environment and its biotic components, and assesses current and future human exposure in the region. No attempt has been made to evaluate cadmium toxicity data generated from human studies or experimentally dosed animals. The risk of adverse health effects in humans is considered only in relation to the magnitude of exposure.


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1982
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Achievements and Planned Development of UNEP’s Regional Seas Programme and Comparable Programmes Sponsored by Other Bodies. UNEP Regional Seas Reports and Studies No. 001
United Nations Environment Programme

Bearing in mind the considerable experience that has been accumulated in the protection and development of regional sea areas, the Governing Council of UNEP decided at its eighth session in May 1980 (decision 8/13 A) that the achievements and planned development of UNEP'S Regional Seas Programme, as well as of comparable programmes sponsored by other bodies, should be reviewed by a government expert group.


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1982
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Environmental Problems of East African Region: UNEP Regional Seas Reports and Studies No. 012
United Nations Environment Programme

Decision 8/13 (C) of the eighth session of the governing council of UNEP called for the development of an action plan for the protection and development of marine and coastal environments Of East African region. As a result, UNEP in 1981 organized joint UNEP/UN/UNIDO/FAO/UNESCO/WHO/IMCO/IUCN exploratory mission which visited the eight states of the region in order to assess each states interest in participating in a future regional programme and make preliminary assessment of environmental assessment of the environmental problems in the region, including the problems related to the environmentally sound management of marine resources and activities influencing the quality of the marine and coastal ecosystems


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1982
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Montevideo Programme for the Development and Periodic Review of Environmental Law
United Nations Environment Programme

Ad Hoc Meeting of Senior Government Officials Expert
in Environmental Law, Montevideo, 6 November 1981;
Decision 10/21 of the Governing Council of UNEP of
31 May 1982


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1982
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Public Health Problems in the Coastal Cone of the East African Region: UNEP Regional Seas Reports and Studies No. 009
United Nations Environment Programme, World Health Organization

Introcued the problem and the factors relevant to envitonmental health, as well as other elements that influence public health, concluding with recommendatios


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1982
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Survey of Tar, Oil, Chlorinated Hydrocarbon and Trace Metal Pollution in Coastal Waters of the Sultanate of Oman: UNEP Regional Seas Reports and Studies No. 005
United Nations Environment Programme, International Atomic Energy Association

The present report contains the results of the survey for oil slicks and tar balls in coastal waters and on beaches of the Sultanate of Oman. During the mission a number of environmental samples were taken for chemical quantification of oil as well as other substances. These analyses were conducted in the IAEA International Laboratory of Marine Radioactviity in Monaco and in the Kuwait Institiute for Scientific Research.


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1982
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Industrial Sources of marine and coastal pollution in the East African Region: UNEP Regional Seas Reports and Studies No. 7
United Nations Environment Programme, United Nations Industrial Development Organization

Gave brief over of East Africa as well as industrial pollution estimates, sources, case studies and recommendations


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1982
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Legal Aspects of Protecting and Managing the Marine and Coastal Environment of the East African Region: UNEP Regional Seas Reports and Studies No. 38
United Nations Environment Programme, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

The present document is the regional report on legal aspects of protectin and managing the marine and coastal environment of the East African region.


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1982