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Region of West Asia (ASW)
Region of North America (NAM)
Region of Latin America & the Caribbean (LAC)
Region of Europe (EUR)

Inter-Governmental Organizations (IGO)
Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO)

 

Region of Africa (AFR)

Author: Sama D.A.
Country: Cameroon, Ministry of the Environment and Forestry (MINEF/DE).
Title: Country Experience: The Constraints in Managing the Pathways of Persistent Organic Pollutants into the Large Marine Ecosystem of the Gulf of Guinea: The Case of Cameroon.
Publisher: Intergovernmental Forum on Chemical Safety (WHO/IFCS), IFCS Experts Meeting on POPs hold in Manila, (IFCS/EXP.POPs.8).
Year of Publication: 1996
Number of Pages: 7 pp.
Keywords: Concentrations, Pathways, Management, DDTs, PCBs, POPs, Sources, Land, Air, Pollution, Control, Monitoring, Impact, Dioxins, Production, Agriculture, Industry, Trade, Inland Water, Coastal Water, Human Health, Strategy, Policy, Marine Environment, Gulf of Guinea, Cameroon, Africa.
Language: English
Call Number: AFR-1

Author: Conte L.
Country: Guinea, Ministère de l’Energie et de l’Environnement.
Title: Informations sur la gestion des polluants organiques persistants (POPs) relatives aux preparatifs de la conference internationale sur les POPs qui se tiendra a Manilles du 17 au 22 juin 1996.
Publisher: Intergovernmental Forum on Chemical Safety (WHO/IFCS), IFCS Experts Meeting on POPs hold in Manila (IFCS/EXP.POPs.15).
Year of Publication: 1996
Number of Pages: 6 pp.
Keywords: PCBs, POPs, Production, Management, Elimination, Policy, Inventory, Guinea, Africa.
Language: French
Call Number: AFR-2

Author: Mulemwa K.W.
Country: Zambia.
Title: Information on Persistent Organic Pollutants: Zambia
Publisher: Guinea Government.
Year of Publication: 1996
Number of Pages: 2 pp.
Keywords: Pesticides, Use, Chlordane, Toxaphene, DDT, Aldrin, Dieldrin, HCB, PCBs, Ethylene Dibromide, Sources, POPs, Risk, Alternatives, Zambia, Africa.
Language: English
Call Number: AFR-3

Author: Ministry of the Environment and Forestry.
Country:
Cameroon
Title: Country Case Study on the Health and Environmental Problems caused by Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in the Republic of Cameroon.
Publisher: Ministry of the Environment and Forestry
Year of Publication: 1999
Number of Pages: 49 pp.
Keywords: Aldrin, DDTs, Endrin, Heptachlor, Toxaphene, PCBs, Dioxins, Furans, Sources, Releases, Exposure, Action Plan, POPs, Health, Environment, Cameroon, Africa.
Language: English
Call Number: AFR-4

Author: Government of Gambia.
Country:
Gambia.
Title: Case study on POPs - PCBs.
Publisher: National Environment Agency. (Link to nea@gamtel.gm)
Year of Publication: 1999
Number of Pages: 8 pp.
Keywords: PCBs, Inventory, POPs, Gambia, Africa.
Language: English
Call Number: AFR-5

Author: Ministry of Environment.
Country:
Madagascar
Title: Enquête PCBs à Madagascar.
Publisher: Ministry of Environment
Year of Publication: 1999
Number of Pages: 10 pp.
Keywords: PCBs, Inventory, Legislation, Madagascar, Africa.
Language: French
Call Number: AFR-6

Author: Ministry of Environment and Protection of Nature.
Country:
Senegal
Title: Etude de cas sur les Polluants Organiques Persistants (POPs).
Publisher: Ministry of Environment and Protection of Nature.
Year of Publication: 1999
Number of Pages: 10 pp.
Keywords: Import, Use, Stock, Recommendations, Dieldrin, Endrin, DDTs, POPs, Senegal, Africa.
Language: French
Call Number: AFR-7

Author: Wiktelius S. and Edwards C.A.
Title: Organochlorine Insecticide Residues in African Fauna: 1971-1995.
Publisher: © Springer-Verlag, Rev Environ Contam Toxicol 151: 1-37.
Year of Publication: 1997
Number of Pages: 37 pp.
Keywords: POPs, Organochlorine, Insecticides, Mosquito, Control, Tsetse Flies, DDTs, Dieldrin, Endrin, HCH, Concentrations, Use, Residues, Levels, Invertebrates, Birds, Mammals, Reptiles, Amphibians, Terrestrial, Aquatic, Fauna, Egypt, Kenya, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Nigeria, Botswana, Africa.
Language: English
Call Number: AFR-8

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Region of Asia and Pacific (ASP)

Author: South Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP)
Region: The South Pacific Island Countries, the Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu.
Title: Management of Persistent Organic Pollutants in Pacific Island Countries
Publisher: SPREP
Year of Publication: 2000
Number of Pages: 71 p. plus annexes, tables
Keywords: POPs, Waste, Management, Environment, Policy, Pollution, Control, Hazardous, Stockpiles, Island Countries, The Cook Islands, Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, South Pacific.
Language of Document: English
Call Number: ASP-1

Author: Kinahoi M.
Country: Tonga.
Title: Information on Persistent Organic Pollutants: Tonga.
Publisher: Ministry of Health
Year of Publication: 1996
Number of Pages: 3 pp.
Keywords: DDT, Dieldrin, Chlordane, Heptachlor, Mirex, Legal Mechanisms, Waste, Management, Tonga, Pacific.
Language: English
Call Number: ASP-2

Author: Connell D.W., Miller G.J., Mortimer M.R., Shaw G.R. and Anderson S.M.
Country:
Australia.
Title: Persistent Organic Pollutants in the Southern Hemisphere: Executive Summary
Publisher: Intergovernmental Forum on Chemical Safety (WHO/IFCS), IFCS Experts Meeting on POPs hold in Manila (IFCS/EXP.POPs.14).
Year of Publication: 1996
Number of Pages: 3 pp.
Keywords: POPs, sources, Australia, Oceania.
Language: English
Call Number: ASP-3

Author: Australian Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Country: Australia
Title: Interim Data Set for the Australian Consultant's report on UPEND Short-list of POPs (Draft Report).
Publisher: Australian EPA.
Year of Publication: 1996
Number of Pages:
Keywords: PCBs, Dioxins, Furans, Aldrin, Dieldrin, DDTs, Endrin, Chlordane, HCB, Mirex, Toxaphene and Heptachlor, Concentrations, Trade, Production, Australia, Oceania.
Language: English
Call Number: ASP-4

Author: Agricultural & Veterinary Chemicals Policy Section, Department of Primary Industry & Energy.
Country:
Australia.
Title: Elimination of Organochlorine Termiticides: Alternative Strategies for Controlling Termites in Australia, Australian Case Study
Publisher: Intergovernmental Forum on Chemical Safety (WHO/IFCS), IFCS Experts Meeting on POPs hold in Manila (IFCS/EXP.POPs.17).
Year of Publication: 1996
Number of Pages: 12 pp.
Keywords: POPs, Sources, Alternatives.
Language: English
Call Number: ASP-5

Author: The Philippines Government.
Country:
Philippines.
Title: Philippine Case Study: A Developing Country’s Perspective on POPs.
Publisher: Intergovernmental Forum on Chemical Safety (WHO/IFCS), IFCS Experts Meeting on POPs hold in Manila (IFCS/EXP.POPs.7).
Year of Publication: 1996
Number of Pages: 18 pp.
Keywords: POPs, Sources, Developing Country, Regulation, Alternatives, IPM, Philippines, Asia.
Language: English
Call Number: ASP-6

Author: Aveau A.S.
Country: Western Samoa.
Title: Information on POPs: Western Samoa 
Publisher: Ministry of Agriculture, Forests, Fisheries and Meteorology
Year of Publication: 1996
Number of Pages: 2 pp.
Keywords: DDT, POPs, Mosquito, Residues, Marine Sediment, Legislation, Samoa, Pacific, Oceania.
Language: English
Call Number: ASP-7

Author:
Country:
Vietnam
Title: Investigation and assessment of the Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in Vietnam: Its effects on environment and human health.
Publisher: National Environment Agency.
Year of Publication: 1998
Number of Pages: 39 pp.
Keywords: Pesticides, PCBs, Herbicides, Use, Stock, Concentrations, Soil, Foodstuffs, Blood, Management, Effects, Environment, Human Health, Vietnam, Asia.
Language:
Call Number: ASP-8

Author: Takken W., Snellen W.B., Verhave J.P. and Knols B.G.J.
Country:
Indonesia
Title: Environmental Measures for Malaria Control in Indonesia: A Historical Review on Species Sanitation.
Publisher: Wageningen Agricultural University, Paper 90-7.
Year of Publication: 1990
Number of Pages: 167 pp.
Keywords: Malaria, IVM, Measures, Environment, Control, Mosquito, Vector Taxonomy, DDT, Distribution, Sanitation, Indonesia, Asia.
Language: English
Call Number: ASP-9

Author: Ministry for the Environment of New Zealand.
Country: New Zealand
Title: Investigating Persistent Organochlorines in New Zealand and Organochlorines Programme
Publisher: Ministry for the Environment of New Zealand, Organochlorines Programme Bulletin No.1-8.
Year of Publication: 1995 - 1999.
Number of Pages: 4 pp. and 51 pp.
Keywords: Organochlorines, Pesticides, Management, POPs, DDT, PCP, PCBs, Dieldrin, Dioxins, Levels, New Zealand, Oceania.
Language: English
Call Number: ASP-10

Author: Ministry for the Environment of New Zealand.
Country: New Zealand
Title:
Publications of the New Zealand Organochlorine Programme:

Publisher: Ministry for the Environment, Manatu Mo Te Taiao.
Year of Publication: 1999
Number of pages:
Keywords: POPs, Concentrations, Exposure,
Language: English
Call Number:
ASP-11

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Region of West Asia (ASW)

Author: The Division of Environment
Country: The Republic of Seychelles
Title: Managing Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) and Other Hazardous Substances in the Seychelles.
Publisher: Ministry of Environment and transport, Division of Environment.
Year of Publication: 1999
Number of Pages: 6 pp.
Keywords: POPs, Legislation, Aldrin, Toxaphene, Dieldrin, Endrin, Management, Seychelles, Indic Ocean, Asia.
Language: English
Call Number: ASW-1

Author:
Country:
Nepal
Title: POPs Report.
Publisher: Nepal Bureau of Standards and Metrology
Year of Publication:
Number of Pages: 44 pages
Keywords: pesticides, production, trade, use, stock, release, exposure, action plan
Language: English
Call Number: ASW-2

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Region of North America (NAM)

Author: Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, US EPA.
Country:
United States of America.
Title: Management of PCBs in the United States.
Publisher: US EPA.
Year of Publication: 1997
Number of Pages: 49 pp.
Keywords: PCBs, Management, Release, Sources, Products, Inventory, Policy, Treatment, Disposal, Economy, Incineration, Waste, Landfill, Health, Environment, Effects, USA, North America.
Language: English
Call Number: NAM-1

Author: Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards, US EPA.
Country:
United States of America.
Title:
Deposition of Air Pollutants to the Great Waters.
Publisher: US EPA
Year of Publication: 1997
Number of Pages: 5 pp.
Keywords: Air, Pollution, Water, Pollution, Deposition, Great Lakes, Chesapeake Bay, Lake Champlain, Marine Coastal Waters, Freshwater, DDT, Dieldrin, HCB, Toxaphene, PCBs, Dioxins, Furans, PAHs, USA, North America.
Language: English
Call Number: NAM-2

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Region of Latin America & the Caribbean (LAC)

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Region of Europe (EUR)

Author: EMEP, Co-operative Programme for Monitoring and Evaluation of the Long-range Transmission of Air Pollutants in Europe and Meteorological Synthesizing Centre - East.
Country: Europe
Title: Review of Migration and Transformation Parameters of Selected POPs.
Publisher: EMEP, Co-operative Programme for Monitoring and Evaluation of the Long-range Transmission of Air Pollutants in Europe and Meteorological Synthesizing Centre - East. (msce@glasnet.ru)
Year of Publication: 1997
Number of Pages: 67 pp.
Keywords: Air, Pollution, Properties, Emission, Sources, Distribution, Degradation, Environment, Migration, PCBs, HCB, Europe.
Language: English
Call Number: EUR-1

Author: Pekar M., Pavlova N., Erdman L., Ilyin I., Strukov B., Gusev A. and Dutchak S.
Region:
Europe
Title: Long-range Transport of Selected Persistent Organic Pollutants, Development of Transport Models for Lindane, Polychlorinated Biphenyls, Benzo(a)pyrene, Part I.
Publisher: EMEP, Co-operative Programme for Monitoring and Evaluation of the Long-Range Transmission of Air Pollutants in Europe and Meteorological Synthesizing Centre - East. (msce@glasnet.ru)
Year of Publication: 1997
Number of Pages: 96 pp.
Keywords: Air, Pollution, Transport, Model, PCBs, Lindane, Transport, Model, POPs, Environment, Levels, East Europe.
Language: English
Call Number: EUR-2

Author: Bulgakov A.A, Ioannisian D.A., Moissev B.N., Zelenko A.A., Resnyansky Y.D. and Erdman L.K.
Region: Europe
Title: Long-range Transport of Selected Persistent Organic Pollutants, Physical-chemical Properties of Dioxins and Furans and Factors Influencing the Transport and Accumulation of POPs, Part II.
Publisher: EMEP, Co-operative Programme for Monitoring and Evaluation of the Long-Range Transmission of Air Pollutants in Europe and Meteorological Synthesizing Centre - East. (msce@glasnet.ru)
Year of Publication: 1997
Number of Pages: 78 pp.
Keywords: Air, Pollution, Emission, Concentrations, Deposition, Soils, Water, Migration, Degradation, Transport, Model, Properties, Dioxins, PCDDs, Furans, PCDFs, POPs, PCBs, Environment, Accumulation, Vegetation, Monitoring, Analysis, Sea Currents, Ocean Layer, Atmosphere, Europe.
Language: English
Call Number: EUR-3

Author: Münch J. and Axenfeld F.
Region: Europe
Title: Historic Emission Database of Selected Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in Europe. (1970-95); PCDD/F, B(a)P, PCB, gamma-HCH, HCB, DDE/DDT. Within the Framework of the EU Environment and Climate Project ENV4-CT96-0214 on Environmental Cycling of Selected Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in the Baltic Region (POPCYCLING- BALTIC PROJECT), Dornier System Consult GmbHt.
Publisher: European Commission, DG11.
Year of Publication: 1999
Number of Pages: 106 pp.
Keywords: Air, Pollution, PCDDs, Dioxins, PCDFs, Furans, PCBs, HCH, HCB, DDTs, Emission, Europe.
Language: English
Call Number: EUR-4

Author: Holoubek I., Kocan A., Holoubkova I., Hilscherova K., Kohoutek J., Falandysz J. and Roots O.
Country: Czech Republic
Title: P
ersistent Bioaccumulative and Toxic Chemicals in Central and Eastern European Countries State-of-the-art Report
Publisher: RECETOX-TOCOEN & Associates, 2nd Edition March 2000.
Year of Publication: 1999
Number of Pages:
156 pp.
Keywords: POPs, Toxicity, Distribution, Trends, Recycling, Sources, Production, Exposure, Effects, Properties, Environmental Fate, Concentrations, Exposure, Toxicity, PAHs, Pesticides, POPs, HCB, PCBs, Dioxins, Furans, Air, Water, Sediment, Soil, Aquatic and Terrestrial Wildlife, Foodstuffs, Human Exposure, Levels, Risk, Assessment, High-Mountain Ecosystems, Czech Republic, Europe.
Language: English
Call Number:
EUR-5

Author: Kalimeras P.
Country: Cyprus
Title: Information on Persistent Organic Pollutants: Cyprus
Publisher: Department of Agriculture.
Year of Publication: 1996
Number of Pages: 1 pp.
Keywords: Legislation, Pesticides, Production, Trade, Policy, Reduction, Elimination, Emission, Control, Air, Water, Pollution, Sources, Industry, Cyprus, Europe.
Language: English
Call Number: EUR-6

Author: Peter L.
Country: Hungary
Title: Information on Persistent Organic Pollutants: Hungary 
Publisher:
Ministry of Health
Year of Publication: 1996
Number of Pages: 2 pp.
Keywords: Residues, Aldrin, Dieldrin, DDT, Pesticides, Ban, Cancer, Effects, Toxicity, POPs, Endrin, PCBs, Toxaphene, Legislation, Agriculture, Environment, Hungary, Europe.
Language: English
Call Number: EUR-7

Author: Committee on the Risk Evaluation of Substances/Dioxins.
Country:
The Netherlands
Title: Dioxins: Polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins, dibenzofurans and dioxin-like polychlorinated biphenyls.
Publisher: Health Council of the Netherlands: No. 1996/10E.
Year of Publication: 1996
Number of Pages: 116 pp.
Keywords: Dioxins, PCDDs, Furans, PCDFs, PCBs, Accumulation, Risk, Evaluation, Sources, Concentrations, Toxicity, Health, Exposure, Limits, Ecosystems, Farm, TCDD, Effects, Policy, The Netherlands, Europe.
Language: English
Call Number: EUR-8

Author: Bodo B.A.
Country: Russian Federation
Title: Aquatic Ecosystem Contamination and Riverine Flux of Persistent Organochlorine Pollutants (POPs) to Coastal Seas in the Asia-Pacific Region. 
Publisher:
Global Environmental Monitoring System GEMS/WATER
Year of Publication: 1996
Number of Pages:
Keywords:
Contamination, Aquatic, Ecosystem, POPs, Transport, Marine Coastal Water, Pacific, Russia, Asia.
Language: English
Call Number: EUR-9

Author: Jensen A.A.
Country:
Denmark
Title: Dioxins: Sources, Levels and Exposures in Denmark.
Publisher: Danish Environmental Protection Agency, Ministry of Environment and Energy, Denmark, Working Report No. 50.
Year of Publication: 1997
Number of Pages: 91 pp.
Keywords: Dioxins, Sources, Levels, Exposure, Industry, Emission, Waste, Incineration, Environment, Human, Products, Concentrations, Toxicity, Denmark, Europe.
Language: English
Call Number: EUR-10

Author: Weiss P., Lorbeer G. and Scharf S.
Country:
Austria
Title: Regional Aspects and Statistical Characterisation of the Load with Semivolatile Organic Compounds at Remote Austrian Forest Sites.
Publisher: Austrian Federal Environment Agency, Chemosphere.
Year of Publication: 1999
Number of Pages: 21 pp.
Keywords: Concentrations, Pollution, PCDDs, Dioxins, PCDFs, Furans, PCBs, HCH, HCB, PCP, DDT, PAHs, Soil, Forest, Austria, Europe.
Language: English
Call Number: EUR-11

Author: Weiss P.
Country:
Austria
Title: Mass Balance of the PCDD/F Pollution of Austrian Forests and Comparison with Emission Data.
Publisher: Austrian Federal Environment Agency, Organohalogen Compounds, Vol. 32.
Year of Publication: 1997
Number of Pages: 6 pp.
Keywords: Emission, Air, Pollution, PCDDs, Dioxins, PCDFs, Furans, Mass, Balance, Emission, Soil, Ecosystem, Forest, Austria, Europe.
Language: English
Call Number: EUR-12

Author: Weiss P., Moche W. and Thanner G.
Country:
Austria
Title: PCDD/F in Spruce Needles and Soils of Background Forest Sites in Austria.
Publisher: Austrian Federal Environment Agency, Organohalogen Compounds, Vol. 32.
Year of Publication: 1997
Number of Pages: 6 pp.
Keywords: Concentrations, Values, Pollution, Sources, PCDDs, Dioxins, PCDFs, Furans, Forest, Soil, Concentrations, Central, Alps, Austria, Europe.
Language: English
Call Number: EUR-13

Author: Weiss P., Moche W. and Thanner G.
Country:
Austria
Title: Changes of PCDD/F Homologue Profiles from Forest Canopy to Forest Soil.
Publisher: Austrian Federal Environment Agency, Organohalogen Compounds, Vol. 33.
Year of Publication: 1997
Number of Pages: 4 pp.
Keywords: Concentrations, PCDDs, Dioxins, PCDFs, Furans, Profile, Deposition, Soil, Forest, Agriculture, Austria, Europe.
Language: English
Call Number: EUR-14

Author: Weiss P.
Country:
Austria
Title: The Importance of Long-Range Transport for the PCDD/F Pollution of High Alpine Areas in Austria.
Publisher: Austrian Federal Environment Agency, Organohalogen Compounds, Vol.33.
Year of Publication: 1997
Number of Pages: 5 pp.
Keywords: Concentrations, Air, Transboundary, Pollution, Emission, Reduction, Measures, Sources, PCDDs, Dioxins, PCDFs, Furans, Transport, Austria, Europe.
Language: English
Call Number: EUR-15

Author: Weiss P., Lorbeer G. and Scharf S.
Country:
Austria
Title: Compound-determined Interrelations with Regard to the POP Load of Austrian Background Forest Sites.
Publisher: Austrian Federal Environment Agency, Organohalogen Compounds, Vol. 39.
Year of Publication: 1998
Number of Pages: 5 pp.
Keywords: Concentrations, Pollution, POPs, Environment, Identification, Sources, Load, Forest, Soil, Austria, Europe.
Language: English
Call Number: EUR-16

Author: Weiss P.
Country:
Austria
Title: Mass Balance of the POP Pollution of Austrian Forests and Comparison with Emission Data.
Publisher: Austrian Federal Environment Agency, Organohalogen Compounds, Vol. 36.
Year of Publication: 1998
Number of Pages: 3 pp.
Keywords: Concentrations, Emission, Pollution, Properties, Accumulation, POPs, PCDDs, Dioxins, PCDFs, Furans, PCBs, HCB, DDT, DDX, Mass, Balance, Environment, Soil, Forest, Austria, Europe.
Language: English
Call Number: EUR-17

Author: Weiss P., Lorbeer G. and Scharf S.
Country:
Austria
Title: Semivolatile Organic Compounds in Spruce Needles and Forest Soil of Austrian Background Forest Sites
Publisher: Austrian Federal Environment Agency, Organohalogen Compounds, Vol. 39.
Year of Publication: 1998
Number of Pages: 4 pp.
Keywords: Accumulation, Concentrations, Pollution, Tree, Bioindicator, PCBs, HCH, HCB, DDX, Environment, Load, Soil, Concentrations, Forest, Austria, Europe.
Language: English
Call Number: EUR-18

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Inter-Governmental Organizations (IGO)

Author: Moy G.
Organization: World Health Organization (WHO).
Title: Contamination of Food by Selected Persistent Organic Pollutants: The Global Perspective of GEMS/FOOD.
Publisher: Intergovernmental Forum on Chemical Safety (WHO/IFCS).
Year of Publication: 1996
Number of Pages: 18 pp.
Keywords: Contamination, Foodstuffs, Levels, Trends, Concentrations, Human Intake, Exposure, Health, Trade, POPs, Aldrin, Dieldrin, DDT, HCH, HCB, Heptachlor, Endosulfan, Endrin, PCBs, Human Milk, Global.
Language: English
Call Number: IGO-1

Author: Berdowski J.J.M., Baas J., Bloos J.J., Visschedijk A.J.H. and Zandveld P.Y.J.
Organization:
TNO Institute of Environmental Sciences, Energy Research and Process Innovation and Umweltbundesamt.
Title: The European Emission Inventory of Heavy Metals and Persistent Organic Pollutants for 1990.
Publisher: TNO Institute of Environmental Sciences, Energy Research and Process Innovation.
Year of Publication: 1997
Number of Pages: 122 pp.
Keywords: POPs, Sources, Emissions, Concentrations, Distribution, Heavy Metals, Inventory, OSPARCOM, HELCOM, UNECE, Europe.
Language: English
Call Number: IOG-2

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Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO)

Author: Fabbri F.
Organization: Greenpeace International
Title: Dioxins in the Mediterranean.
Publisher: Greenpeace Mediterranean, Spain, Greece and France
Year of Publication: 1996
Number of Pages: 21pp.
Keywords: Emissions, Dioxins, Sources, Toxicity, Production, Use, PVC, Waste, Incineration, Environment, Contamination, Soil, Water, Sediment, Living Organisms, Health Effects, Spain, France, Italy, Malta, Greece, Israel, Turkey, Tunisia, Lebanon, Mediterranean Region, Europe.
Language: English
Call Number: NGO-1

Author: Costner P.
Organization: Greenpeace International
Title: The Burning Question: Chlorine & Dioxin. (Link to http://www.greenpeace.org/~toxics/)
Publisher: Greenpeace International, PVC The Poison Plastic, A Greenpeace Report.
Year of Publication: 1997
Number of Pages: 69 pp.
Keywords: Emissions, Concentrations, Dioxins, Sources, Chlorine, Incineration, PVC, Hospital, Medical, Hazardous, Industry, Municipal, Combustion, Waste, Negotiations, Mediterranean, Spain, Sweden, USA, Europe, North America, Australia, Global.
Language: English
Call Number: NGO-2

Author: Johnston P.A., Stringer R.L., Santillo D., Stephenson A.D., Labounskaia I. and McCrtney H.M.A.
Organization: Greenpeace International.
Title: Towards Zero: Effluent Pulp and Paper Production
Publisher: Greenpeace Research Laboratories, Earth Resources Centre, University of Exeter, UK, Technical Report 7/96.
Year of Publication: 1996
Number of Pages: 40 pp.
Keywords: Dioxins, Furans, Emissions, Paper, Production, Wood, Use, Water, Pollution, Control, Measures, Effects, Impacts, Disccharges, Endocrine Disruption, USA, Canada, China, Sweden, Japan, Finland, Brazil, CIS, France, Norway, Global.
Language: English
Call Number: NGO-3

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