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Published by Political Ecology Research Group in Oxford .
Written in English


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Statementcompiled by P.J. Taylor.
SeriesResearch report -- RR-8
ContributionsTaylor, Peter, 1948-, Political Ecology Research Group.
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Open LibraryOL14155893M

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  Purchase Proceedings of the First International Conference on Waste Disposal in the Marine Environment - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBN , Book Edition: 1. Environmental impacts of marine pollution- effects, challenges and approaches. Chapter (PDF Available) January with 7, Reads How we measure 'reads'. Nuclear Waste Disposal. Nuclear has long been considered a great way to generate the power that lights and heats our homes. It can generate electricity without greenhouse gas r, after a few terrible disasters in Nuclear power plants around the world, people have become more and more aware that, when not treated carefully, nuclear power poses rather a significant threat to our. inventory of radioactive wastes entering the marine environment from all sources. The rationale for having such an inventory is related to its use as an information base with which the impact of disposal at sea could be more adequately assessed and compared. Three sources of anthropogenic radionuclides in the marine environment.

Considerations on the disposal of radioactive wastes from nuclear-powered ships into the marine environment; a report. Related Titles. Series: National Research Council Publication Series: Radioactive waste disposal from nuclear-powered ships. By. National Academy of Sciences (U.S.). Marine Pollution. Marine pollution is the introduction of substances or energy from humans into the marine environment resulting in such deleterious effects as harm to living resources, hazards to human health, hindrance to marine activities including fishing, impairment of quality for use of seawater, and reduction of amenities. One effect of solid waste disposal that is less severe but more familiar to many people is bad smell. Neighbors of landfills often complain of the smell that emanates from them, and this is one of the reasons that proposals for new landfills are frequently opposed by neighbors of proposed sites.   The Impact of Nuclear Waste on the Environment The Chernobyl disaster and the Fukushima perfectly illustratethe severe impact of nuclear power on the environment. While these history-altering events have different causes, it is important to note that humankind has a double-edged sword in their hands.