Global Climate Change Impacts in the United States

Global Climate Change Impacts in the United States

Date: June 2009
Creator: U.S. Global Change Research Program
Description: This brochure highlights a report that summarizes the science of climate change, and the impacts of climate change on the United States.
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A Yearly Study of the Bacterial Flora of Lake Dallas Water with Special Reference to Sanitation

A Yearly Study of the Bacterial Flora of Lake Dallas Water with Special Reference to Sanitation

Date: June 1937
Creator: Foster, Edwin Michael
Description: The purpose of this thesis is to determine the relative numbers of colon bacteria in the water of Lake Dallas.
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Sanitary Aspects of the Swimming Pool of North Texas State Teachers College, Denton, Texas

Sanitary Aspects of the Swimming Pool of North Texas State Teachers College, Denton, Texas

Date: 1943
Creator: Self, Louise
Description: This investigation was conducted in order to show that insanitary conditions may exist in the swimming pool at North Texas State Teachers College provided the proper precautions are not taken; and, in contrast that this pool can be sanitary and entirely safe when operated and used according to the necessary sanitary specifications.
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Waste Disposal Act

Waste Disposal Act

Date: June 2, 2004
Creator: China (Republic : 1949- )
Description: This law was passed by the government of the Republic of China (Taiwan) to improve environmental sanitation and public health through the regulation of waste disposal.
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Africa: Atlas of Our Changing Environment

Africa: Atlas of Our Changing Environment

Date: 2008
Creator: United Nations Environment Programme
Description: This comprehensive atlas provides data, satellite imagery, and analysis of the environmental conditions and issues relevant to each African country, and several surrounding island nations. The atlas also covers trans-border international issues in Africa.
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GEO Year Book 2007: An Overview of Our Changing Environment

GEO Year Book 2007: An Overview of Our Changing Environment

Date: 2007
Creator: United Nations Environment Programme
Description: This publication is an overview of major global environmental issues and policy decisions during the course of 2007.
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UNEP in China: Building Back Better

UNEP in China: Building Back Better

Date: June 2010
Creator: Thakur, Reshmi & Potocnik, Matija
Description: This booklet describes the cleanup and redevelopment effort in the aftermath of the Sichuan earthquake in 2008. A sustainable building design was included, which minimizes energy needs for cooling, heating, and lighting, is earthquake resistant, results in zero waste at the construction site, and is made with recycled materials.
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Our Planet, Volume 14, Number 1 : Freshwater

Our Planet, Volume 14, Number 1 : Freshwater

Date: 2003
Creator: Lean, Geoffrey
Description: Our Planet is a periodical magazine published by the United Nations Environment Programme. This issue is devoted to water consumption.
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Our Planet, Volume 16, Number 1 : Green Cities

Our Planet, Volume 16, Number 1 : Green Cities

Date: 2005
Creator: Lean, Geoffrey
Description: Our Planet is a periodical magazine published by the United Nations Environment Programme. This issue is devoted to environmental problems and solutions specific to urban environments.
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Our Planet, Volume 15, Number 2 : Women, Health, and the Environment

Our Planet, Volume 15, Number 2 : Women, Health, and the Environment

Date: 2004
Creator: Lean, Geoffrey
Description: Our Planet is a periodical magazine published by the United Nations Environment Programme. This issue is devoted to the connection between health, environment, and women.
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Tunza: The UNEP Magazine for Youth, Volume 6, Number 3, 2008

Tunza: The UNEP Magazine for Youth, Volume 6, Number 3, 2008

Date: 2008
Creator: Lean, Geoffrey
Description: Tunza is a UNEP magazine for and by young people. This issue is devoted to water usage.
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Our Planet, Volume 16, Number 3 : Energy, Finance and Climate Change

Our Planet, Volume 16, Number 3 : Energy, Finance and Climate Change

Date: 2006
Creator: Lean, Geoffrey
Description: Our Planet is a periodical magazine published by the United Nations Environment Programme. This issue is devoted to energy markets and climate-change mitigation.
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Clearing the Waters: A focus on water quality solutions

Clearing the Waters: A focus on water quality solutions

Date: March 2010
Creator: Palanaippan, Meena; Gleick, Peter H.; Allen, Lucy; Cohen, Michael J.; Christian-Smith, Juliet; Smith, Courtney et al.
Description: This report discusses global water issues and offers a variety of proposals for countering the degradation of freshwater ecosystems for the benefit of public health and the environment.
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Towards Sustainable Global Health

Towards Sustainable Global Health

Date: 2008
Creator: Exner, Martin; Klein, G√ľnter; Rechkemmer, Andreas & Schmidt, Falk
Description: Global health has in recent years drawn increasing scientific, political and popular attention not only due to global epidemics themselves,but also because of the social activities and environmental conditions that shape health threats and influence those who are affected. The study dealswith the issue of 'Sustainable Global Health'which has evolved from the realization that there will be no alleviation of poverty without success in control of serious public health threats, no economic prosperity and sustainability without a healthy workforce, and no social stability and peace as long as people have to suffer from insufficient health services, from malnutrition, from HIV/AIDS pandemics, or from lack of safe water. The study addresses a broad range of issues related to human health at regional and global levels. It includes the theme of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) as a tool for the private sector to exercise responsibility and interest in using the workplaces as a route and as means for education, and for a wide participation of every citizen in securing his or her individual health and well-being. Highlighted throughout the study are integrated approaches towards sustainable health.These approaches shed light on both the importance of multilevel health governance and the ...
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The Significance of Classroom Environmental Control in the Azle Elementary School

The Significance of Classroom Environmental Control in the Azle Elementary School

Date: 1949
Creator: Wood, Roy
Description: The objective of this investigation was to make two surveys relating to environmental control in the Azle Elementary School, Azle, Texas. The first survey was designed to furnish a list of favorable and unfavorable factors in classroom environment as they existed in the Azle Elementary School at the close of the school session of 1946-1947, and the second survey , conducted in the same school approximately a year later, was for the purpose of ascertaining what improvements had been made in the interim in order to increase the educative values in the classroom environment of this school.
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Protection of food products from injurious temperatures.

Protection of food products from injurious temperatures.

Date: 1901
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Description: A guide to the safe transportation and storage of perishable food items. Describes measures to protect against both intense cold and intense heat.
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Care of milk on the farm.

Care of milk on the farm.

Date: 1906
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Description: Discusses the problem of bacterial contamination of milk. Describes best practices for sanitary production and handling of milk on the farm.
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Sanitation at Mining Villages in the Birmingham District, Alabama

Sanitation at Mining Villages in the Birmingham District, Alabama

Date: 1913
Creator: Woodbridge, Dwight E.
Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over sanitary conditions in Birmingham district mining villages. The sanitation procedures and conditions of various villages are presented. This report includes photographs, and illustrations.
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Underground Latrines for Mines

Underground Latrines for Mines

Date: October 1916
Creator: White, Joseph H.
Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over the introduction of underground latrines in mines to increase sanitary conditions. The improvements made by underground latrines are presented and discussed. This paper includes photographs, and illustrations.
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The house fly and how to suppress it.

The house fly and how to suppress it.

Date: 1928
Creator: Howard, L. O. (Leland Ossian), 1857-1950.
Description: Describes the different types of flies found in the home, the diseases they carry, and various ways to control them.
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Improved sanitation in milk production.

Improved sanitation in milk production.

Date: 1935
Creator: Posson, R. J. (Rutherford Jay), 1890-
Description: Provides instructions for sanitary milk production. Discusses the importance of sanitary methods to protect milk during transportation from the farm to the city, thus improving the milk supply for growing urban populations.
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Clean milk production.

Clean milk production.

Date: 1959
Creator: Grant, F. M.
Description: An overview of methods and equipment recommended for producing milk that is free of foreign matter or bacteria.
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[News Script: West Dallas]

[News Script: West Dallas]

Date: January 4, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the annexation and cleanup effort of the slums in West Dallas, just across the Trinity River from downtown.
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Plumbing : repairs and utilities

Plumbing : repairs and utilities

Date: December 1945
Creator: United States. War Department.
Description: "This manual prescribes materials and methods used to operate, maintain, and repair plumbing systems in Army buildings. Installation details covering alterations and additions to existing facilities are also discussed."
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