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Computer Analysis for Environmental Biologists
Green, Roger, Khoo, Hong- Woo

It is appropriate that a training course in computer based quantitative methods for environmental biologists be held at this time and it is especially appropriate that it be held in Singapore. For developing countries, "development" must include the ability to use computers for many purposes, and one of the areas where computer skills are essential is certainly environmental biology.


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Environmental Action Pack for Hotels: Practical Steps to Benefit your Business and the Environment - UNEP Industry and Environment Technical Report No. 31
United Nations Environment Programme, The International Hotel Association (IHA), The International Hotels Environment Initiative (IHEI)

The aim of this Action Pack is to help you introduce environmental management as an extension to the daily running of your business - it does not need considerable additional time or money. The Action Pack seeks to help you immediately start planning and taking simple practical action. It recommends a straightforward approach, with good planning and regular monitoring, and contains a range of checklists and forms They are essential for you to set and achieve your own goals
Use the Action Pack, adapt it, copy it, add to it. Above all, don't forget it!


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Guidelines for Environmental Assessment of Development Projects
United Nations Environment Programme, Asian and Pacific Development Centre

The purpose of the Test Model is to make available to the policy and decision makers environmental information in a form they can readily use. It facilitates development decisions that are conducive to making resources available on a sustained basis. This recognizes the symbiotic and mutually supportive relationship between development and environmental enhancement.


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Environmental Training Course for Employers' Organisations - Module 5: Pollution Prevention Pays
United Nations Environment Programme, International Labour Organisation

Environmental protection often Involves Costs to the enterprise. In the first four units, we have analysed the reasons why these costs must be accepted, how to minimize them, how to anticipate and plan for effective environmental protection, how to weigh costs against benefits. In this unit we shall show that far from entailing Costs, In many cases Sound environmental management can be a source of profits for the enterprise.


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Guidelines for Monitoring Marine Litter on the Seabed in the Northwest Pacific Region
United Nations Environment Programme

These guidelines, developed as a part of the NOWPAP Marine Litter Activity (MALITA) project, aim to assist NOWPAP Member states, local governments, volunteers and NGOs, in monitoring marine litter on the seabed.


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UNEP Guidance - National Authority for Chemicals Control: Structure and Funding
United Nations Environment Programme

This document builds on an earlier United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) publication, Guidance on the Development of Legal and Institutional Infrastructures and Measures for Recovering Costs of National Administration for Sound Management of Chemicals (LIRA Guidance); and provides additional information on how to establish and maintain a national authority structure for chemicals control.


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International Post-Graduate Course in Ecological Approaches to Resources Development, Land Management and Impact Assessment in Developing Countries IV Vol.2
United Nations Environment Programme

Training course in ecological approaches to resources development, land management and impact assessment in developing countries


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Environmental management training 4: Environmental Management Game
International Labour Organisation, United Nations Environment Programme

This is the operator's manual for a short environmental management game (SEMG) on man and his environment that simulates events highlighting environmental issues and concerns.


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Landfill of Hazardous Industrial Wastes: A Training Manual - Technical Report No. 17
United Nations Environment Programme, The International Solid Waste and Public Cleansing Association

This is the 17th publications in a Technical Report Series that regroups the Guidelines, Overviews, Technical Reviews, and Workshop Proceedings previously published by UNEP IE/PAC. The regrouping into a single series will ensure a greater cohesion among future
publications, and allows a single document to include the various elements of IE/PAC work that had earlier been presented separately. As before, the Technical Report Series aims to meet the needs of a wide range of government officials, industry managers, and
environmental protection associations, by providing information on the issues and methods of environmental management relevant to
various industrial sectors.


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Marine Litter Guidelines for Tourists and Tour Operators in Marine and Coastal Areas
United Nations Environment Programme

These guidelines were prepared to help reduce tourist-generated marine litter in recognition of the expected growth in tourism and the negative impacts of tourists on the marine environment. The guidelines provide a synopsis on marine litter, its known adverse impacts and best-practice tips for tourists involved in marine recreational activities (cruising, fishing, diving, etc.) and coastal recreational activities (camping, barbequing, bathing, etc.). The guidelines also suggest activities that tour operators can adopt to reduce tourist-generated marine litter.


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