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Air Pollution Effects on Biodiversity by Jerry R. Barker, David T. Tingey (auth.), Dr. Jerry R.

By Jerry R. Barker, David T. Tingey (auth.), Dr. Jerry R. Barker, Dr. David T. Tingey (eds.)

Biodiversity is the fragile ecological stability inside of organic structures similar to species and populations. facts indicates pollution disrupts and impoverishes ecosysytems approaches, and genetic and inhabitants range. in accordance with a symposium carried out by way of the EPA's Environmental study Laboratory, this publication pulls jointly present wisdom at the topic, assesses its relevance, and gives a framework for destiny study at the influence of pollution on biodiversity via all degrees of organic association. this article is especially well timed as a result of acid rain and different poisonous difficulties. The textual content additionally discusses the easiest on hand keep an eye on know-how, administration practices, substitute chemical compounds, and legislative how you can decrease the impression of pollution on biodiversity.

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