Accounting for Sustainable Forestry Management
This case study prepared by a group of world-wide experts demonstrates how the concept of sustainable development can be adopted in a real world scenario with details of the economic and financial implications. It defines accounting for sustainable development in terms of costs and benefits of the transition from current business practices to a mode of operations compatible with the concept of sustainability.
Sales Number: E. 94.II.A.17      ISBN: 92-1-104438-3     Pages: 60pp.     Price: $22.00

Aerosols, Sterilants, Miscellaneous Uses and Carbon Tetrachloride Sourcebook
The Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer requires periodic assessments of available scientific, environmental, technical and economic information. This publication is one in a series of Technical Options Committee reports and assesses the situation of aerosols sterilants, miscellaneous uses and carbon tetrachloride in relation to the Protocol.
Sales Number: E. 97.III.D.95      ISBN: 9280715852     Pages: 306pp.      Price: $85.00

African Elephant, The
UNEP/GEMS Environment Library
This publication discusses the scientific background of the African elephant and the effect of the ivory trade on its endangered population. A chapter on the counting of elephants provides the reader with an understanding of how results, correlations and trends of elephant population are determined. Studies made on the African elephant especially on its numbers are needed by the African governments to make management decisions and to conserve their elephant population wisely in the future.
Sales Number: E. 95.III.D.50      ISBN: 92-1-100575-2      No.3      Pages: 40pp.      Price: $10.00

Agenda 21: Earth Summit - The United Nations Programme of Action from Rio
The central theme of the UNCED Earth Summit of 1992 was AGENDA 21 - the action plan developed to lead environmental development into the 21st century with its goal of sustainable life on Earth. This landmark publication provides the complete final text of Agenda 21 as well as the Rio Declaration and Forest Principles.
Sales Number: E. 93.I.11      ISBN: 92-1-100509-4      Pages: 294pp.      Price: $25.00

Agenda 21: Rio Declaration - Forest Principles
This book contains the text debated at the Rio Conference, otherwise known as the Earth Summit of 1992. The central part of the documentation is the Draft Agenda 21 but it also includes the drafts of both the Rio Declaration and Forest Principles. This publication is important as an archival document for professionals in the fields of environment and development and librarians.
Sales Number: E. 92.I.16     ISBN: 92-1-100482-9     Pages: 496pp.      Price: $10.00

Agroforestry in the Pacific Islands: Systems for Sustainability
The replacement of forest with human domesticates is one of the most ancient relationships between humanity and the environment. What is new is the rate and scale at which forests are being cleared to make way for agriculture. With the possibility looming of a total loss of tropical forests, there is now a lively interest in making the place where farming and forests meet, more harmonious by incorporating a powerful harmonizer - agroforestry. Agroforestry in the Pacific Islands is the most comprehensive, single source on agroforestry to-date. It describes the diverse traditional agroforestry systems that have evolved over thousands of years in the Pacific Islands and shows how these systems have contributed to environmental stability.
Sales Number: E. 93.III.A.5     ISBN: 9280808249 3    Pages: 308pp.      Price: $25.00

Air Quality Management and Assessment Capabilities in 20 Major Cities
Environment Assessment Report
Urban air quality is increasingly recognized as a major public health and environmental issue in both developed and developing nations. This review provides policy-relevant information and raises awareness of innovative and effective local air quality management strategies which could be adapted and adopted by a wide range of countries with cities of similar size. It gives a global perspective of city air quality management capabilities based on case studies of twenty cities, each with a projected population of between 3 and 10 million by the year 2000.
Sales Number: E. 97.III.D.85     ISBN: 0-905918-41-X     No.2     Pages: 244pp.     
Price: $60.00

Amazonia: Resiliency and Dynamism of the Land and its People
The Amazon basin, site of the world's largest remaining tropical rain forest, is experiencing rapid ecological and socio-economic changes. This book examines the driving forces behind these changes and considers current threats to the forests and their biodiversity. Various strategies for conserving forests and other resources are outlined, with an emphasis on the critical role of the private sector. It describes major land uses, particularly mining and agriculture and assesses their environmental impacts. Perennial cropping systems are discussed in detail, especially agroforestry and the potential for increased agricultural production on the Amazon flood plain is explored.
Sales Number: E.96.III.A.9     ISBN: 92-808-0906-7     Pages: 270pp.      Price: $30.00     F/C

An Assessment of the Situation in Belarus, Bulgaria, Hungary and Ukraine
Environment and Economics Series
These country studies review the interaction between economic development and environment, the economic reforms and the strategies for environmental protection. They analyse economic instruments and their use in national environmental policies and assess the main challenges ahead in the field of environment and economics and the policies required to effectively address these challenges, as well as the foreign assistance requirements and the role of international cooperation in transferring experience to and from countries in transition.
Sales Number: E. 94.II.E.35     ISBN: 92-1-116613-6     No.1     Pages: 60pp.     Price: $26.00

Anticipating the Environmental Effects of Technology: A Primer and Workbook
Technology has consistently carried with it the risk and the delivery of unnecessary adverse effects on the environment and on people's health and safety. This Workbook, which is directed towards people in governments, business and in other organizations concerned with new technology and the environment, focuses on the early phases of the technology cycle. It puts in the hands of users, a practical and useful tool to make them more aware of, sensitive to and able to act on potentially adverse effects of new technology. The areas of coverage include: the importance of technology assessment; technology assessment and related concepts; how to carry-out technology assessment; and manufacturing and other production tecnologies. This is an extremely useful publication that will contribute to better decision making.
Sales Number: E. 98.III.D.85     Pages: 240pp.    Price: $24.00

Application of Environment Impact Assessment Principles to Policies, Plans and Programmes
This publication presents data on environmental impact assessment (EIA) on policies, plans and programmes at all levels of government globally. It includes case studies from different countries on environmental considerations in decision-making as well as a description of various legal and administrative systems for environmental impact assessment.
Sales Number: E. 92.II.E.28     ISBN: 9211165539     Pages: 48pp.    Price: $19.00

Assessment of Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution
This seventh volume of the series of Air Pollution Studies summarizes the results of the Cooperative Programme for Monitoring and Evaluation of the Long-range Transmission of Air Pollutants in Europe (EMEP) and the forest damage survey in Europe. It also describes economic principles for allocating the costs of reducing sulphur emissions as well as the effectiveness of reducing air pollution emissions from the transport sector.
Sales Number: E. 91.II.E.18     ISBN: 9211165059     Pages: 94pp.    Price: $25.00

Assessment of Water Resources and Water Demand by User Sectors in Myanmar
A first-time study and assessment ever undertaken in Myanmar. An analysis of available water resources and their use by various economic sectors is given for different major river basins of Myanmar and also an estimate of water availability and demand.
Sales Number: E. 95.II.F.13     ISBN: 9211196787     Pages: 68pp.    Price: $15.00

Atlas of Mineral Resources of the ESCAP Region: Bhutan
This series shows the distribution of mineral deposits and occurrences in the countries of the Asia and Pacific region irrespective of their economic significance and provides information on their contained commodities, reserves, geographic locations, their relation to the geological environment and other characteristics.
Sales Number: E. 92.II.F.7     ISBN: 9211195969     Pages: 56pp.    Price: $20.00

Atlas of Mineral Resources of the ESCAP Region: Cambodia
This series shows the distribution of mineral deposits and occurrences in the countries of the Asia and Pacific region irrespective of their economic significance and provides information on their contained commodities, reserves, geographic locations, their relation to the geological environment and other characteristics.
Sales Number: E. 94.II.F.5     ISBN: 9211196280     Pages: 87pp.    Price: $25.00

Atlas of Mineral Resources of the ESCAP Region: Geology and Mineral Resources of Afghanistan
This series shows the distribution of mineral deposits and occurrences in the countries of the Asia and Pacific region irrespective of their economic significance and provides information on their contained commodities, reserves, geographic locations, their relation to the geological environment and other characteristics.
Sales Number: E. 95.II.F.16     ISBN: 9211196817 Vol.II     Pages: 150pp.    Price: $25.00

Atlas of Mineral Resources of the ESCAP Region: Geology and Mineral Resources of Myanmar
This series shows the distribution of mineral deposits and occurrences in the countries of the Asia and Pacific region irrespective of their economic significance and provides information on their contained commodities, reserves, geographic locations, their relation to the geological environment and other characteristics.
Sales Number: E. 95.II.F.17     ISBN: 9211196825 Vol.12     Pages: 208pp.    Price: $25.00

Atlas of Mineral Resources of the ESCAP Region: Geology and Mineral Resources of Nepal
This series shows the distribution of mineral deposits and occurrences in the countries of the Asia and Pacific region irrespective of their economic significance and provides information on their contained commodities, reserves, geographic locations, their relation to the geological environment and other characteristics.
Sales Number: E. 93.II.F.11     ISBN: 9211196124     Pages: 107pp.    Price: $25.00

Atlas of Mineral Resources of the ESCAP Region: Lao People's Democratic Republic
This series shows the distribution of mineral deposits and occurrences in the countries of the Asia and Pacific region irrespective of their economic significance and provides information on their contained commodities, reserves, geographic locations, their relation to the geological environment and other characteristics.
Sales Number: E. 90.II.F.14     ISBN: 9211195721     Pages: 20pp.    Price: $12.00

Atlas of Mineral Resources of the ESCAP Region: Sri Lanka
This series shows the distribution of mineral deposits and occurrences in the countries of the Asia and Pacific region irrespective of their economic significance and provides information on their contained commodities, reserves, geographic locations, their relation to the geological environment and other characteristics.
Sales Number: E. 89.II.F.14 9211195411     Pages: 45pp.    Price: $12.00

Atlas of Mineral Resources of the ESCAP Region: Vietnam -Explanatory Brochure
This series shows the distribution of mineral deposits and occurrences in the countries of the Asia and Pacific region irrespective of their economic significance and provides information on their contained commodities, reserves, geographic locations, their relation to the geological environment and other characteristics.
Sales Number: E. 90.II.F.10     ISBN: 9211195594     Pages: 124pp.    Price: $19.00

Awareness and Preparedness for Emergencies at the Local Level (APELL): Annotated Bibliography
Technical Report
Experts from governments, research facilities, the manufacturing sector, emergency operations centres and libraries among others offered their suggestions on the books they have found to be most helpful in emergency planning. Those books are annotated in this Bibliography in English, French and Spanish. The listing is arranged in eight sections: Basic Documents, Prevention, Awareness and Preparedness - APELL Steps 1 - 10, Response, Transport Problems, Relevant Items on General Disaster Management, Practical Examples, Case Studies and Lessons Learned and other Bibliographies. Decision-makers and technical personnel among others will find this resource most helpful.
Sales Number: E. 94.III.D.10     ISBN: 92-807-1411-2     No.21     Pages: 117pp.     
Price: $25.00

Awareness and Preparedness for Emergencies at the Local Level (APELL): Worldwide
This unique handbook describes a ten-step process to guide all local communities in strengthening their accident prevention and emergency response capability. It is hoped that all users everywhere will be able to find something relevant to their own countries and situations in these pages.
Sales Number: E. 95.III.D.13     ISBN: 92-807-1527-5     Pages: 64pp.     Price: $18.00

Biological Diversity in the Black Sea: A Study of Change and Decline
Currently, there is growing recognition that biodiversity is a global asset of incalculable value to present and future generations. This book reviews the present state of the Black Sea ecosystem and from the perspective of biological diversity, discusses measures that have been planned or are already being implemented in order to improve the ecological situation of the Black Sea states.
Sales Number: E. 95.III.B.6     ISBN: 9211260426 Vol.3     Pages: 224pp.     Price: $35.00

Black Sea Bibliography
A new bibliography which catalogues scientific literature in the fields of geology, chemistry and biology pertaining to the Black Sea. The 4,542 entries attest to the magnitude of scientific and other research undertaken during the last two decades and the new information now available for everyone.
Sales Number: E. 95.III.B.2     ISBN: 9211260361 1974/94 Vol.1     Pages: 382pp.    
Price: $25.00

Black Sea Biological Diversity: Bulgaria
The waters of the Black Sea have supported a rich and diverse marine life. However, in recent decades the Black Sea has come under severe threat due to the combined impacts of eutrophication, anoxia, and chemical, biological and bacterial pollution. Focusing on Bulgaria, this publication presents an extraordinary testimony of the degradation of an important ecosystem. It also offers recommendations for the monitoring, protection and restoration of the biodiversity at the regional, national and local levels.
Sales Number: E. 98.III.B.20     ISBN: 9211260973 Vol.5     Pages: 154pp.     Price: $15.00

Black Sea Biological Diversity: Romania
The waters of the Black Sea have supported a rich and diverse marine life. However, in recent decades the Black Sea has come under severe threat due to the combined impacts of eutrophication, anoxia, and chemical, biological and bacterial pollution. Focusing on Romania, this publication presents an extraordinary testimony of the degradation of an important ecosystem. It also offers recommendations for the monitoring, protection and restoration of the biodiversity of the Romanian coastal zone.
Sales Number: E. 95.III.B.5     ISBN: 9211260418 Vol.4     Pages: 360pp.     Price: $15.00

Black Sea Biological Diversity: Ukraine
The waters of the Black Sea have supported a rich and diverse marine life. However, in recent decades the Black Sea has come under severe threat due to the combined impacts of eutrophication, anoxia and chemical, biological and bacterial pollution. Focusing on the Ukraine, this publication presents a systematic overview of the biodiversity of the Ukranian waters of the Black and Azov Seas. The information and recommendations presented could serve as a basis for the preparation of national and regional strategies for the conservation and sustainable use of the natural ecosystems of the sea and coastal water bodies.
Sales Number: E. 98.III.B.19     ISBN: 9211260981 Vol.7     Pages: 376pp.     Price: $35.00

Black Sea Geographic Information System CD-ROM
This CD-ROM contains the recently developed Geographic Information System (GIS) covering the large-scale region of the Black Sea. The system has been created using existing and recently obtained data from a wide range of national and international sources. Eleven scientific institutions and more than 50 experts have contributed to the development of the Black Sea GIS. The system consists of seven thematic blocks representing different aspects of the Black Sea ecosystem. They are Geography, Geology, Meteorology, Physical Oceanography, Chemical Oceanography and Contamination, Biology, and Fisheries. A user-friendly interface called the 'GIS Navigator' will guide you through 550 maps available in the system.
Sales Number: E. 98.III.B.4     ISBN: 9211260906     Price: $49.95

Caring for the Earth: A Learner's Guide to Sustainable Living
This special educational manual teaches how the individual can make a difference in the effort to preserve the ultimate natural resource - The Earth. It is an excellent teacher's aid that has many project suggestions. It is designed to challenge the imagination and interest of everyone committed to the goals and aspirations of sustainability.
Sales Number: E. 92.III.D.5     ISBN: 9211270049     Pages: 32pp.     Price: $9.95

Case Studies Illustrating Environmental Practices in Mining and Metallurgical Processes
The publication is targeted at all persons concerned with ensuring improved environmental performance, including industry managers, government administrators, professionals and academics as well as community organisations. Readers will find examples which demonstrate that good environmental performance is not only possible in theory, but can be achieved in practice through good management and improved techniques.
Sales Number: E. 96.III.D.88     ISBN: 92-807-1558-5     Pages: 68pp.     Price: $20.00

Characterisation and Assessment of Groundwater Quality Concerns in Asia-Pacific Region
Environment Assessment Report
The purpose of this special report is both to inform and advise. It assesses the current and likely future groundwater quality problems, both natural and anthropogenic, in the region and identifies the principal threats to the security of the valuable resource. It provides an overview of the major groundwater concerns of the Asia/Pacific region. It is hoped that this valuable report will promote the development of concrete actions for the protection and restoration of critical groundwater reserves in the region as well as drawing increased attention to the value and vulnerability of the resources.
Sales Number: E. 96.III.D.90     ISBN: 92-807-1553-4     No.1     Pages: 114pp.     Price: $15.00

Charter on Groundwater Management
A well-documented report showing how ground-water, a natural resource with both ecological and economical value, is threatened by over-use and insidious long-term effects of pollution.
Sales Number: E. 89.II.E.21     ISBN: 9211164567     Pages: 21pp.     Price: $7.50

Clean Combustion of Brown Coal and Lignite
This publication deals with briquette production and enrichment technologies; gasification and liquefaction of low calorie value (LCV) solid fuels; new developments in technology and equipment for the preparation of LCV solid fuels; reduction of environmental pollution; complex utilization of fly ash and upgrading of lignite by-products.
Sales Number: E. GV.90.0.9     ISBN: 9211003555     Pages: 185pp.     Price: $50.00

Cleaner Production ****This is a supplement to Industry and Environment****UNEP/IE/PAC Newsletter
Sales Number: E. SUBSC. Spring 1994     Pages: 4pp.     Price: $3.00

Cleaner Production in Breweries: A Workbook for Trainers
Cleaner Production in Breweries: A Workbook for Trainers This Package focuses on the situation of cleaner production in Breweries. It assists individuals who wish to teach the techniques and ethos of cleaner production in Breweries, at educational institutions, but it is also applicable to training at government and company level. The contents include practical support material on organizing effective training activities; technical background papers; training courses and information sources; and numerous work exercises. This Package is supplemented by a set of relevant books.
Sales Number: E. 98.III.D.87     Pages: 458pp.     Price: $100.00

Cleaner Production in China: A Story of Successful Cooperation
A unique book which publicizes the results and benefits of a pioneering joint project. It will stimulate similar efforts and partnerships in other parts of the world and will encourage donors to build further on this project rather than creating novel approaches, new institutions or unnecessary duplication. A remarkable story of successful cooperation between international organizations, national and local government agencies and local industries.
Sales Number: E. 97.III.D.99     ISBN: 92-807-1613-1     Pages: 9pp.     Price: $8.00

Cleaner Production in the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Region
The theory behind cleaner production is simply a preventative approach to environmental protection. This publication discusses the efforts being made towards cleaner production in countries of the APEC region by large and small industries. A sequel to "Cleaner Production Worldwide", it shows how regional firms are achieving both environmental protection and economic benefits from practicing cleaner production. The issues discussed include: saving water and waste in food processing; recycling coolant and treating oily wastewater from machining; reducing waste in polyester production and recycling, substitution and fibre recovery.
Sales Number: E. 94.III.D.13     ISBN: 92-807-1443-0     Pages: 41pp.     Price: $12.00

Cleaner Production Worldwide
This publication joins in the effort to renew interest in the recognition of an old concept - cleaner production. Discussing examples from small- and medium-size enterprises, large industrial companies and from plants in rural locations worldwide, it illustrates a variety of approaches possible in the reduction of pollutants emitted to air, land and water. The information presented is enhanced by detailed colour graphics.
Sales Number: E. 93.III.D.2       ISBN: 92-807-1369-8     Vol.I      Pages: 36pp.     Price: $15.00
Sales Number: E. 94.III.D.14     ISBN: 92-807-1444-9     Vol.II     Pages: 48pp.     Price: $13.00

Cleaner Production: A Guide to Sources of Information
Cleaner production has been acknowledged as the preferred strategy to achieve efficient use of natural resources and to prevent pollution. However, obtaining information on cleaner production can be a challenging task. This publication presents information sources that can be of assistance in obtaining further information about cleaner production. Among the sources listed are: national centres, publications, databases, audio visuals, as well as cleaner production courses and available training curricula that exist worldwide.
Sales Number: E. 98.III.D.94    ISBN: 9280716964     Pages: 44pp.     Price: $20.00

Cleaner Production: A Training Resource Package
This Package focuses on the situation of cleaner production. It assists individuals who wish to teach the techniques and ethos of cleaner production at educational institutions, but it is also applicable to training at government and company level. The contents include practical support material on organizing effective training activities; technical background papers; training courses and information sources; and numerous work exercises. This Package is supplemented by a set of relevant books.
Sales Number: E. 98.III.D.88     Pages: 502pp.     Price: $120.00

Climate Change and Transnational Corporations Analysis
Many human activities result in the release of chemicals to the atmosphere which threaten to change dramatically the earth's climate and damage its protective stratospheric ozone shield. This analytical study concentrates on the ways in which the activities of transnational corporations contribute to this global environmental threat. It identifies concrete steps that TNCs can adopt to mitigate the damage and prevent future destruction. It presents numerous case studies and some general conclusions drawn from the research.
Sales Number: E.     ISBN: 92.II.A.7 9211043859     Pages: 110pp.     Price: $16.50

Climate Crisis
The crisis is assessed using a number of specific case studies of climatic events. The maps, graphs and illustrations derived from environmental impact technical studies and case histories were developed by the United Nations Environment Programme.
Sales Number: E. 87.III.D.9     ISBN: 9280711695     Pages: 105pp.     Price: $20.00

Cloud Forest in the Humid Tropics
Provided here is a comprehensive review of research and available literature related to the recently inaugurated study of cloud forests in the humid tropics.
Sales Number: E. 87.III.A.3     Pages: 81pp.     Price: $12.00

Code of Practice for the Conservation of Threatened Animals and Plants and Other Species of International Significance
The set of measures agreed upon by the member Governments of the ECE in order to conserve wild animals and plants and to contribute to the maintenance of biological diversity in the ECE region and worldwide. Indicative lists of birds and of mammals with a significant proportion of their global population and range in Europe are annexed.
Sales Number: E. 92.II.E.16     ISBN: 9211165393     Pages: 61pp.     Price: $12.00

Colonization and Environment: Land Settlement Projects in Central America
This study is an important contribution to the urgent need for a careful assessment on the part of scholars, planners and decision-makers of past and present colonization schemes in order to insure future sustainable land use under satisfactory social, economic and ecological conditions.
Sales Number: E. 90.III.A.5     ISBN: 92-808-0653-X     Pages: 170pp.     Price: $30.00

Combating Global Warming: Controlling Carbon Dioxide Emissions - The Tradeable Permit System
Carbon dioxide is the most abundant of the greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. Through in-depth studies, this publication shows that tradeable permits are both an efficient means of controlling carbon dioxide emissions at minimum cost and an effective mechanism for transferring resources to developing countries and countries in transition. The findings and conclusions presented help to contribute to the international effort to abate emissions of greenhouse gases.
Sales Number: E. 95.II.D.5     ISBN: 92-1-112373-9     Pages: 40pp.     Price: $15.00

Combating Global Warming: Possible Rules, Regulations and Administrative Arrangements for a Global Market in CO2 Emission Entitlements
Leading industrial countries have committed themselves to limiting emissions of greenhouse gases to their 1990 levels by the year 2000. This publication explores the institutional requirements for both policy-making and the organization of a global market in carbon dioxide emission allowances. Part I discusses the possible administrative structure and procedures for implementing a tradeable entitlement approach to controlling global warming. Part II discusses model rules and regulations for a global carbon dioxide emissions credit market. It demonstrates that a simple pilot scheme can evolve gradually to a more complete system and states that it is not too soon for the launching of such a pilot scheme between major emitters.
Sales Number: E. 95.II.D.4     ISBN: 92-1-112372-0     Pages: 105pp.     Price: $20.00

Combating Global Warming: Study on a Global System of Tradeable Carbon Emission Entitlements
A study which identifies workable solutions for the reduction of man-made emissions of greenhouse gases that cause global warming. It elaborates on the ideas first put forward in Bergen and proposes an international market-based instrument for controlling the world-wide growth of carbon emissions at minimum cost. Furthermore, it details an effective mechanism for transferring resources (i.e. environmentally sound technologies and finance) to developing countries, to enable them to contribute to the global effort to abate greenhouse emissions without holding back their own development.
Sales Number: E. GV.92.0.17     ISBN: 9211003784     Pages: 166pp.     Price: $45.00

Companies Organization and Public Communication on Environmental Issues
This report addresses the environmental considerations that corporations have already been able to include into their activities in a view to encouraging others to improve on the environmental management of resources at local, national and international levels.
Sales Number: E. 91.III.D.7     ISBN: 9280713043     Pages: 130pp.     Price: $28.00

Computer Applications for Groundwater Assessment and Management
Water Resources Series
We are shown here how the use of computers for groundwater studies can help in the proper assessment, development, efficient use and management of water resources for many future years. Also of great interest are the explanations of how modern microcomputers can help in the setting-up of large databases, in all hydrogeological studies and the plotting of maps.
Sales Number: E. 94.II.F.18     ISBN: 92-1-119650-7     No.73     Pages: 157pp.     Price: $35.00

Concepts and Methods of Environment Statistics: Statistics of the Natural Environment - A Technical Report
An invaluable source of information for statisticians, planners, policy-makers and administrators in environment and related socio-economic fields. This report proposes concepts, definitions and classifications for the identification of statistical variables required for the development of environmental statistics. Attention has also been given to human and national activities that are factors of environment change. Useful maps, graphic presentations and tables are made available.
Sales Number: E. 91.XVII.18     ISBN: 92-1-161342-6     Pages: 159pp.     Price: $22.00

Conducting Environmental Impact Assessment for Developing Countries
Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is a policy and management tool for planning and decision-making. This publication includes an introduction to EIA and explains its process, methods and tools. It discusses the implementation of specific environmental management measures and the need for their constant monitoring along with an appraisal of the emerging trends. Conducting Environmental Impact Assessment for Developing Countries also explores the writing and reviewing of an EIA report and the process of translating and communicating the findings of an EIA study to decision makers and the public. Emerging trends are also examined.
Sales Number: E. 99.III.A.1     ISBN: 92-808-0965-2     Pages: 376pp     Price: $34.950

Conservation and Development in Northern Thailand
In the field of natural resources, the balance between conservation and development, between economic pressures and environmental integrity, is notoriously difficult to achieve. In rural areas of developing countries the tremendous lack of knowledge and scarcity of trained manpower makes this balance much more difficult. This publication on Northern Thailand presents a discussion on the subject of conservation and development as a means of more effective and ecologically sound utilization of natural resources. Areas of coverage include: implications of socio-economic, demographic and cultural changes; agricultural intensification and the role of forestry; problems of land use and recent settlement; research and training; and the significance of watershed management approach.
Sales Number: E. 98.III.A.14     ISBN: 9280800779     Pages: 121pp.     Price: $10.00

Consolidated List of Products Whose Consumption and/or Sales Have Been Banned, Withdrawn, Severely Restricted or Not Approved by Governments
An essential desk reference for manufacturers, government regulatory agencies and commissions, consultants, universities and libraries among others. It is an invaluable reference to products determined harmful to human health and/or the environment. It offers information on restrictive regulatory actions taken by some ninety-two governments on over six hundred pharmaceuticals, agricultural and industrial chemicals, as well as consumer products. Commercial information such as: product name and CAS number, trade and brand names, manufacturers and trade names used by the manufacturer are also provided.
Sales Number: E. 94.IV.3     ISBN: 92-1-130160-2     Pages: 935pp.     Price: $100.00
Sales Number: E. 97.IV.2     ISBN: 92-1-130183-1                                Price: $100.00     F/C

Contamination of Food, The
UNEP/GEMS Environment Library
The data in this fifth volume in the series of the UNEP/GEMS Environment Library provide a picture of levels and trends of food contamination over much of the globe. Contaminants such as lead, cadmium, mercury, tin and other toxins are discussed as well as their effects on health and the economy. Food manufacturers, government policy decision-makers as well as those in agriculture and industry, should read this book, to prevent and control food contamination.
Sales Number: E. 95.III.D.52     ISBN: 92-1-100577-9     No.5     Pages: 40pp.     Price: $10.00

Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution 1979, Protocol on Persistent Organic Pollutants 1998 and Protocol on Heavy Metals 1998

This publication presents the full text of the 1979 Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution, the 1998 Protocol on Persistent Organic Pollutants and the 1998 Protocol on Heavy Metals.
Sales Number: E. 99.II.E.21     ISBN: 92-111-6724-8     Pages: 100pp..     Price: $25.00

Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution and its Protocols
The Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution is one of the main means of protecting our environment. Over the years, it has served as a bridge between different political systems and as a factor of stability in times of political change. It is a successful example of what can be achieved through intergovernmental cooperation. The full text of the Convention and the five protocols, amended, as applicable, are reproduced in this volume.
Sales Number: E. 96.II.E.24     ISBN: 92-1-116657-8     1979     Pages: 88pp.     Price: $38.00

Councillor as Guardian of the Environment, The: Training for Elected Leadership
Sales Number: E. 98.III.D.73     ISBN: 9280715135     Pages: 196pp.     Price: $25.00

Countries of Latin America and The Caribbean and the Action Plan for the Environment, The: A Strategy for Living
Based on the Environmental Action Plan adopted by the Governments of Latin America and The Caribbean in 1990, this publication discusses the cooperative programmes and the environmental processes that have since unfolded in the region in an effort to curb the environmental crisis.
Sales Number: E. 93.II.G.97     Pages: 50pp.     Price: $15.00

Country/Region Specific Emmission Factors in National Greenhouse Gas Inventories
This publication offers a detailed presentation on original emission factors in the areas of energy, industrial processes, solvent and other product use, agriculture, land use change and forestry, and waste. It also presents recommendations regarding the potential application of these original emission factors and areas of future targeted research. The publication also reviews 23 national Greenhouse Gas (GHG) inventories.
Sales Number: E. 98.III.D.98     Pages: 130pp.     Price: $45.00

Current Policies, Strategies and Aspects of Environmental Impact: Assessment in a Transboundary Context
Environmental Series
This latest publication in the unique series describes current practice with respect to Environmental Impact Assessment implementation, in particular in a transboundary context, and further completes information included in the other books of the important series.
Sales Number: E. 96.II.E.11     ISBN: 92-1-116647-0     No.6     Pages: 84pp.     Price: $26.00

Development and Conservation of Groundwater Resources and Water Related Natural Disasters and Their Mitigation in Selected Least Developed Countries and Developing Island Countries in the ESCAP Region
Provides guidance to governments in formulating and adapting national policies and programmes, studies problems caused by natural disasters and long-term effective measures to mitigate their effects.
Sales Number: E. 89.II.F.18     ISBN: 9211195527     Pages: 102pp.     Price: $15.00

Directory of Information Sources on Wastes and their Treatment, A
UNEP Infoterra
Hazardous waste is a particularly serious problem for many countries. This publication examines the elements of an effective management strategy for hazardous waste, outlining the contributions made by the United Nations Environmental Programme and other international Organizations. It provides a selection of the most important sources of information and expertise on wastes and their treatment.
Sales Number: E. 96.III.D.98     ISBN: 92-807-1428-7     1994     Pages: 1170pp.     Price: $75.00

Directory of the Steel Industry and the Environment
A unique Directory compiled from information obtained by questionnaires distributed to international organizations, governments, associations and steelmakers. The publication will be of immense support to all those who care about the industry and the environment.
Sales Number: E. 96.II.E.22     ISBN: 92-1-116654-3     Pages: 104pp.      Price: $52.00

Do Environmental Imperatives Present Novel Problems and Opportunities for the International Transfer of Technology?
Science and Technology Issues
Explores the impact of recent changes in the world economy on progress in the transfer and development of environmentally sound technologies in the post-UNCED setting and endeavours to outline some of the new opportunities and initiatives to be taken.
Sales Number: E. 95.II.D.11     ISBN: 92-1-112380-1     Pages: 21pp.     Price: $10.00

Earth Summit on CD-ROM
The Earth Summit CD-Rom is the definitive source for all official documents from the land-mark conference held in June 1992 in Rio de Janeiro. It contains over 40,000 pages of information on the Earth Summit proceedings, including Agenda 21, the Global Partnership for Environment and Development, Official Statements, National and Regional Reports, the Prep-Coms and UNCED Research Papers. The special features include: documents in English, French and Spanish; hotlinks - references; and graphs, charts and maps which can all be incorporated in reports produced. An easy to follow manual is included.
Hardware: 386 PC or higher; 4MB RAM;1.5MB available on HD; VGA monitor; ISO 9660 compatible CD-ROM drive. Software: DOS 3.3 or higher; Windows 3.0 or higher; Microsoft CD-ROM Extensions 2.0 or higher.
T. EARTH SUMMIT     Price: $249.00

Ecodesign: A Promising Approach to Sustainable Production and Consumption
Governments, companies, non-governmental organizations and consumers are becoming increasingly interested in improving the environmental performance of products. This Manual is the first of its kind to provide companies with a step-by-step approach to ecodesign. Steps that will help to fully integrate environmental considerations into the design process. The modular structure of the manual allows a company to gain experience in the field of ecodesign and then to tailor the initial step-by-step approach to produce an ecodesign programme suited to its own situation and needs. Companies interested in reducing the number of parts and amounts of materials used, avoiding use of toxic materials, reducing energy consumption and in planning for re-use, recycling and disposal will find this Manual invaluable.
Sales Number: E. 98.III.D.93     ISBN: 928071631X     Pages: 346pp.     Price: $150.00

Ecolabels in the Tourism Industry
Tourism, perhaps more than any other industry, depends largely on the environment for its continued well-being. This publication examines the role of ecolabels within the context of voluntary self-regulation in this industry. Intended to improve understanding of the principles on which tourism ecolabels depend, it analyzes the important issues involved and, with many examples from existing schemes, offers practical help in the design and operation of new schemes intended to steer tourism closer to sustainability.
Sales Number: E. 99.III.D.98     ISBN: 92-807-1708-1     Pages: 56pp.     Price: $45.00

Economics and Environment in the Former Soviet Union and Czechoslovakia
This report considers the interaction between the national economy and the environment in the former Soviet Union and Czechoslovakia. It concludes that the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, the drying up of the Aral Sea and desertification of the surrounding areas compounded by unsatisfactory air quality in more than 100 industrial centres in the former Soviet Union are due to the structural deformations of the economy.
Sales Number: E. GV.93.0.11     ISBN: 9211006651 1992 Vol.2     Pages: 48pp.     
Price: $28.00

Effects and Control of Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution
Air Pollution Studies
This volume provides information on possible impacts of acid deposition on the quality of groundwater in the ECE region. It also presents information on the forest condition in Europe, as well as options for further reduction of nitrogen oxide emissions from heavy-duty vehicles.
Sales Number: E. 94.II.E.24     ISBN: 92-1-116602-0     No.10     Pages: 60pp.     Price: $20.00
Sales Number: E. 95.II.E.17     ISBN: 92-1-116630-6     No.11     Pages: 72pp.     Price: $20.00

Effects of Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution
With numerous statistical tables and figures, this publication offers great insight as it discusses in five main areas: the forest conditions in Europe; dynamic modelling and assessment of ecosystems effects; artificial neural networks; acidification of surface waters and European sulphur; and nitrogen emissions, depositions and export-import budgets.
Sales Number: E. 97.II.E.6     ISBN: 9211166659     Pages: 60pp.     Price: $20.00

El Niño Phenomenon, The
UNEP/GEMS Environment Library
This technical document, written to be easily understood by those without technical qualifications, deals with the phenomenon of El Niño as it effects a reversal in the direction of winds and oceans currents, changes in ocean temperature and torrential rains and floods, drought and cyclones worldwide. The destruction to life, property and infrastructure caused by the aftermath of El Niño is also discussed. This volume is the eighth in the series of UNEP/GEMS Environment Library.
Sales Number: E. 95.III.D.55     ISBN: 92-1-100580-9     No.8     Pages: 40pp.     Price: $10.00

Emerging Policy Initiatives and Activities in Coastal Zone Management and Non-living Resources Assessment in Asia and the Pacific

The lack of an integrated approach in coastal zone management is still a key issues. It has led to coastal habitats being increasingly degraded through pollution and natural resources being overexploited with growing conflicts between competing resources users. This publication addresses the issues related to national emerging policy initiatives and efforts towards integrated coastal zone management and the status and prospects of subregional cooperation in coastal management and non-living resources assessment in Asia and the Pacific; and presents a regional action programme.
Sales Number: E. 99.II.F.26     ISBN: 92-111-9893-3     Vol.3     Pages: 150pp.     Price: $25.00

Endangered Species of the Black Sea Wetlands (Poster)
A truly beautiful poster of birds, butterflies and other endangered species in their natural habitat of tall wetland grass.
Sales Number: E. 98.III.B.9     Price: $5.00

Energy After Rio: Prospects and Challenges
The link between energy and sustainable development is not debatable. However, what is debatable is how to focus international attention on the critical importance of energy to sustainable human development. This book educates us in the areas of energy and major global issues, new opportunities in energy demand, supply and systems, global energy scenarios and general implications of sustainable energy systems. Its catalytic effect then draws the reader into an in-depth discussion on making energy for sustainable development happen. This book is a must.
Sales Number: E. 97.III.B.11     ISBN: 92-1-126070-1     Pages: 192pp.     Price: $19.95

Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development
Energy Resources Development Series
This publication offers an in-depth discussion on each form of energy, how it impacts on the environment and how big a part it plays in sustainable development.
Sales Number: E. 94.II.F.27     ISBN: 92-1-119639-6     No.34     Pages: 176pp.     Price: $25.00
Sales Number: E. 96.II.F.25     ISBN: 92-1-119714-7     No.35     Pages: 122pp.     Price: $25.00

Energy, Pollution, Environment and Health
Many of the major environmental problems of today, such as climate change, air pollution, acidification of lakes and forests, deforestation and desertification, share a common causal factor: energy - its production, transformation and final use. This report describes the health and environmental consequences of different energy systems in a brief and simplified way to readers who may not be familiar with all the technical details.
Sales Number: E. 95.III.D.68     ISBN: 92-1-127016-2     Pages: 28pp.      Price: $7.00

Environment, Biodiversity and Agricultural Change in West Africa: Perspectives from Ghana
West Africa is a diverse region which has a dominantly rural economy centred on agriculture that traditionally was closely adapted to the dynamic biophysical environment. This publication discusses how indigenous resource management and land use systems adapt to environmental change, with a view to providing researched options for the better management of land resources including species diversity in tropical climates. It also provides a case study of Ghana.
Sales Number: E. 96.III.A.29     ISBN: 92-808-0964-4     Pages: 160pp.     Price: $14.95

Environment, Energy and Economy: Strategies for Sustainability
Scholars and policy makers dealing with energy and sustainable development issues will find this book invaluable. It discusses short- and long-term measures for the economy and the directions of development in developing as well as industrialized countries. Various aspects of the interrelationship among the environment, energy requirements and economic development are also examined.
Sales Number: E. 97.III.A.8     ISBN: 9280809113     Pages: 392pp.     Price: $29.95

Environment in Europe and North America: Annotated Statistics 1992
This publication seeks to give a comprehensive description of the linkages between the actual environmental effects and the physical, social and economic characteristics of agricultural production. Annotated statistics on some of the major environmental indicators and issues facing Europe and North-America and statistics concerning agriculture in particular. Environmental resources, protection expenditures and facilities, the treatment of waste residuals, agricultural climate, output and impact are covered as are the legislative and economic measures to reduce the impact of farming.
Sales Number: E. 92.II.E.14 & CORR.1     ISBN: 9211165377     Pages: 366pp.     Price: $54.00

Environmental Accounting: Current Issues, Abstracts and Bibliography
Environmental disclosure in corporate annual reports is typically of a qualitative, descriptive and partial nature and difficult to compare. This publication explores the reasons why this is so and suggests guidelines for improving the situation. It is an indispensable primer for those beginning research in this important area.
Sales Number: E. 92.II.A.23     ISBN: 9211044006     Pages: 86pp.     Price: $15.00

Environmental Action Pack for Hotels: Practical Steps to Benefit Your Business and the Environment
Technical Report
This report will be of great assistance to the worldwide hotel industry in improving its environmental management. The action pack provides practical information, checklists and examples on key issues such as: how to perform environmental self audits; how to integrate environmental management into the daily operations and the practical steps to be taken; how to develop concrete actions in areas such as energy, solid wastes, water effluents and emissions, contractors and suppliers and how to monitor progress.
Sales Number: E. 96.III.D.93     ISBN: 1-899159-01-0     No. 31     Pages: 64pp.     
Price: $40.00

Environmental and Safety Incidents Concerning Tailings Dams at Mines
The information presented in this publication has the potential to form the foundation of a comprehensive store of tailings dam performance data. Covering the years 1980-1996, it reviews the occurrence of reported failures and other similar incidents involving mine tailings dams in major mining regions. This is a unique publication since there is currently no centralised source for information about tailings dam incidents.
Sales Number: E. 97.III.D.77     Pages: 136pp.     Price: $20.00

Environmental Aspects of Industrial Wood Preservation: A Technical Guide
Technical Report
Intended to be used world-wide to meet the requirements of both developing and developed countries, this Guide is designed to improve the professional practices in wood preservation plants and make it safer for workers by minimizing their exposure to dangerous chemicals.
Sales Number: E. 94.III.D.1     ISBN: 92-807-1403-1     No.20     Pages: 105pp.     
Price: $20.00

Environmental Aspects of Selected Non-ferrous Metals (Cu, Ni, Pb,Zn, Au) Ore Mining: A Technical Guide
This is a technical report that provides an overview of both large-scale and small-scale mining and their potential impacts on the environment with measures to reduce this impact. Possible sources of contaminants are identified, as are the risks from closure of mines and abandoned sites. Control technologies and protection of the working environment are reviewed. The final sections deal with aspects of environmental planning, policy development and establishment of management and control systems. Technical annexes give further details on acid mine drainage, airborne contaminants, the working environment and regulatory requirements.
Sales Number: E. 91.III.D.4     ISBN: 928071295X     Pages: 116pp.     Price: $25.00

Environmental Aspects of the Metal Finishing Industry: A Technical Guide
Metals and chemicals are the basis of the metal finishing industry. The toxic nature of many of the chemicals used can have a serious effect on humans and the natural environment. This guide, which is of great value to governments and industry assesses the impact of the metal finishing industry on the environment. It also discusses improved finishing techniques, disposal measures and preventive measures that could be useful in avoiding pollution.
Sales Number: E. 89.III.D.3     ISBN: 9280712160     Pages: 91pp.     Price: $20.00

Environmental Conventions
This publication contains the eight international legally binding instruments, four conventions and four protocols, developed on air pollution, environmental impact assessment, industrial accidents and transboundary waters. The legal instruments provide elements and approaches which could assist countries in Europe as well as other regions of the world in the campaign to halt and reduce environmental degradation and promote sustainable development.
Sales Number: E. 93.II.E.35     ISBN: 92-1-116583-0     Pages: 108pp.     Price: $40.00

Environmental Dimension in Development Planning, The
Under the assumption that regional planning was the most favourable way to incorporate the environmental dimension into development planning, five case studies were set up covering ecosystems, jurisdictional areas of public bodies and the basins and areas of influence of two major water developments. These cases facilitated analysis of the institutional, legal and planning contexts of the cases themselves and are presented in this book.
Sales Number: E. 90.II.G.14     ISBN: 9111211646     Pages: 302pp     Price: $17.50

Environmental Effects of Ozone Depletion: 1998 Assessment
The Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer requires periodic assessments of available scientific, environmental, technical and economic information. This 1998 Assessment focuses on the following areas: changes in biologically active ultraviolet radiation reaching the Earth's surface and the effects of increased solar ultraviolet radiation on terrestrial ecosystems, materials and biogeochemical cycles. This latest report, which can be read without reference to earlier editions, contains a new section on frequently asked questions.
Sales Number: E. 99.III.D.93     ISBN: 92-807-1724-3     Pages: 209pp.     Price: $45.00

Environmental Impact Assessment: Issues, Trends and Practice
A new book which will enhance the capacity of countries, particularly developing countries and countries in transition to market economies, to devise suitable country specific environmental impact assessment (EIA) guidelines and to address emerging issues facing the use of EIA to achieve sustainable development. The focus on EIAs is in such areas as the: identification of the underlying principles; comparative analysis of existing guidelines; identification of significant common features in the existing guidelines and their absolute validity as key references; development of those features which apply to developing economies and economies in transition; and identification of emerging issues and their incorporation into practices.
Sales Number: E. 96.III.D.81     Pages: 108pp.     Price: $25.00

Environmental Impact Assessment: Training Resource Manual
The Training Resource Manual will enable all trainers to develop and produce site and situation specific training courses for all groups concerned with EIA. The techniques and materials in this very special manual will encourage a range of innovative approaches to the important task of establishing and supporting effective and relevant EIA processes at policy, programme and project levels.
Sales Number: E. 96.III.D.82     Pages: 732pp.      Price: $125.00

Environmental Impact of Large-scale Mining in Papua New Guinea: Mining Residue Disposal by the Ok Tedi Copper-Gold Mine
This book presents a study on the environmental impacts of the controversial Ok Tedi Gold/Copper Mine in Papua New Guinea. The focus is on the effects of large discharge of tailings and waste rock material on riverbed aggradation of the Ok Tedi and Fly rivers. Also covered is the accumulation/redistribution of sediments in the Fly River floodplain and the possible toxic effects on biota and the food chain. It is a valuable reference source for those interested in geomorphological changes through mine waste disposal and the effects of heavy metal rich waste materials on the water quality of rivers.
Sales Number: E. 98.III.D.72     ISBN: 3895820199     Pages: 80pp.     Price: $25.00

Environmental Management in the Brewing Industry
An important publication for all those involved with plant operations, management roles and government, regulatory or standard setting bodies. It will raise awareness of environmental issues and highlight the approaches industry and government may take to avoid or minimize environmental impacts.
Sales Number: E. 95.III.D.12     ISBN: 92-807-1523-2     Pages: 112pp.     Price: $20.00

Environmental Management in the Electronics Industry
Technical Report
The production of electronics components comprises a varied set of processes, each with its own complex web of potential environmental hazards. This publication offers specific, lengthy and detailed advice on the best practice that should be adopted and the consequences of failed environmental precautions. Advice is offered to personnel in three principal areas: those responsible for day-to-day operations; those with general management roles, in many cases with ultimate responsibility for environmental damage and those in government, regulatory or standards-setting bodies. For each case, the publication presents a rich source of information.
Sales Number: E. 94.III.D.2     ISBN: 92-807-1410-3     No.23     Pages: 161pp.     
Price: $25.00

Environmental Management in the Pulp and Paper Industry
Technical Report
This technical report examines the environmental issues facing the Pulp and Paper industry and how these issues can be addressed. It discusses the production process, the origins of pollution and other impacts and recommends procedures for reducing these impacts.
Sales Number: E. 96.III.D.4     ISBN: 92-807-1589-5     No.34      Price: $26.00     F/C

Environmental Management in Transnational Corporations: Report on the Benchmark Corporate Environmental Survey
This publication is the final report on the Benchmark Corporate Environmental Survey and contains data from 210 responding transnational corporations worldwide. With in-depth statistical analysis of the responses to the questionnaire, as well as detailed analysis of management practices in individual corporations, this report is a comprehensive study of corporate environmental management practices. Recommendations on specific areas such as atmospheric pollution, biodiversity and toxic chemical issues are also discussed.
Sales Number: E. 94.II.A.2     ISBN: 92-1-104422-7     Pages: 265pp.     Price: $29.95

Environmental Management of Industrial Estates, The
This United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) guide is the first stage in the process of preparing advice for estate managers. It proposes a practical set of options for day-to-day work activities based on the best current experience. Intended for government officials, estate managers and industry leaders, the publication offers, among other things, environmental guidelines for new as well as existing industrial estates, the formulation of environmental policy and cleaner production and resource recovery.
Sales Number: E. 97.III.D.84     ISBN: 9280716522     Pages: 150pp.     Price: $40.00

Environmental Management of Nickel Production: A Technical Guide
Technical Report
Unless properly controlled, mining, smelting and refining of nickel ores can cause considerable health and environmental damage. This Technical Guide provides information on the environmental impacts associated with the extractive metallurgy of nickel ores. It offers guidance regarding the incorporation of pollution abatement criteria at the project planning stage and on the elaboration of good environmental management procedures for nickel production operations. This guide will be extremely useful to planners and government officials and very informative for the general reader.
Sales Number: E. 93.III.D.1     ISBN: 92-807-1366-3      No.15     Pages: 90pp.     Price: $25.00

Environmental Management Practices in Oil Refineries and Terminals:
An Overview

Specifically intended to create awareness of environmental issues in oil refineries and terminals and provide basic information on how to manage them.
Sales Number: E. 88.III.D.1     ISBN: 9280711083     Pages: 103pp.     Price: $19.00

Environmental Management Systems: Training Resource Kit
A Training Kit for environmental planning and the establishment of management and control systems. It includes a comprehensive guide designed to build the capacity of trainers, an environmental management system lecture section tailored to managers in small- to medium-sized companies, over 100 supporting transparencies and a comprehensive reference section.
Sales Number: E. 97.III.D.84     Pages: 22pp.     Price: $190.00     F/C

Environmental Performance Reviews: Latvia
The ultimate goal of the ECE review programme is the promotion of sustainable development and the convergence of environmental policies throughout Europe. This review presents a detailed study of Latvia's environmental position and examines: the framework for environmental policy and management; the management of pollution and natural resources; economic and sectoral integration featuring environmental concerns in agriculture and food processing, the transport of oil products and human health.
Sales Number: E. 99.II.E.8     ISBN: 92-111-6710-8     Pages: 192pp.     Price: $35.00

Environmental Performance Reviews: Republic of Moldova
Considerable efforts have been made in Moldova in favour of environmental protection, as well as the enormous difficulties for successful environmental policy and management in the light of a particularly complex transition process. This publication examines the legislative and institutional framework; integration of environmental and economic decisions; international cooperation; air, water, biodiversity and waste management; and environmental concerns in agriculture, energy, transport and human health. It also presents recommendations for the existing problems in environmental policy and management.
Sales Number: E. 98.II.E.13     ISBN: 9211166926     Pages: 180pp.     Price: $35.00

Environmental Performance Reviews: Slovenia
Slovenia has long taken a keen interest in its environment. However gradual environmental deterioration in the eighties posed serious threats to human health and to development. This Review presents an in-depth study of Slovenia's environmental position today. It looks into the framework for environmental policy and management, management of pollution and of natural resources and the economic and sectoral integration. It compliments its findings with a set of draft recommendations which can be used to alleviate environmental problems.
Sales Number: E. 97.II.E.16     ISBN: 9211166748     Pages: 182pp.     Price: $35.00

Environmental Programmes in Latin America and the Caribbean: An Assessment of UNDP Experience
With the objective of assessing the impact that projects sponsored by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have on the environment of Latin America and the Caribbean and to identify lessons that can be applied in orienting future UNDP investments, this publication analyses 22 projects sponsored and financed by UNDP. These projects are located in seven countries and represent a wide diversity of natural ecosystems, ecozones and geopolitical features. Among the areas covered are: the appropriateness of assigned resources; the relevance of programmes and projects within the regional environmental agenda; the quality and quantity of outcomes achieved; the effect of these outcomes on sustainable human development; and the sustainability of results.
Sales Number: E. 98.III.B.40     Pages: 98pp.     Price: $25.00

Environmental Protection at National and International Levels: Potentials and Limits of Criminal Justice
With the presentation of an analytical study of 11 countries, namely Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Germany, Italy, Japan, Nigeria, Poland, Sweden and Tunisia, on the issue of polluting behaviour, this publication provides a wealth of information for all those interested in this field. Also discussed are the potentials and limits of criminal justice in environmental protection, with particular focus on criminal responsibility of corporations and crimes against the environment and sustainable development; and international co-operation, including suggestions for technical co-operation through advisory services and awareness, research and training projects.
Sales Number: E. 96.III.N.1      Price: $25.00     F/C

Environmental Risk Assessment for Sustainable Cities
Technical Publication Series
This unique publication provides important background information on environmental risk assessments to acquaint all managers and planners with the process and to develop an integrated approach that incorporates risk assessment into the strategic planning process of the sustainable cities programme. It provides an informed scientific basis for all decision-making in this complicated field.
Sales Number: E. 97.III.D.98     ISBN: 92-807-1505-4     No.3     Pages: 68pp.     Price: $20.00

ESCAP Minerals and Metals Series
This series of eight publications reviews the economic restructuring and international trade in the minerals commodities sector in the Asia-Pacific region. Each book in the series presents country analyses on one aspect of the minerals sector.

Minerals and Metals Trade in the Asia-Pacific Region
Sales Number: E. 94.II.F.28     ISBN: 92-1-119664-7     Pages: 223pp.     Price: $75.00

Minerals Industry Taxation Policies for Asia and the Pacific
Sales Number: E. 94.II.F.29     ISBN: 92-1-119665-5     Pages: 170pp.     Price: $50.00

Mineral Investment Conditions in Selected Countries of the Asia-Pacific Region
Sales Number: E. 94.II.F.30     ISBN: 92-1-119666-3     Pages: 361pp.     Price: $85.00

Contribution of Transnational Mining Corporations to the Asia-Pacific Region
Sales Number: E. 94.II.F.31     ISBN: 92-1-119667-1     Pages: 147pp.      Price: $45.00

ESCAP Minerals Database System
Sales Number: E. 94.II.F.32     ISBN: 92-1-119669-8     Pages: 82pp.     Price: $45.00

Mineral Resources Development and the Environment
Sales Number: E. 94.II.F.33     ISBN: 92-1-119670-1     Pages: 163pp.     Price: $45.00

Minerals and Metals Trading
Sales Number: E. 94.II.F.34     ISBN: 92-1-119672-8     Pages: 184pp.     Price: $75.00

Negotiating Mineral Industry Agreements and Contracts
Sales Number: E. 94.II.F.35     ISBN: 92-1-119673-6     Pages: 323pp.     Price: $95.00

Ethics and Agenda 21: Moral Implications of a Global Consensus
A collection of essays by distinguished contributors, this publication begins the ethical debate on the implications of Agenda 21. Social and economic, science and technology as well as religious and spiritual perspectives are expressed by university professors in theology, philosophy, biology and environmental science, policy analysts and those involved in social ethics. A summary of Agenda 21 is included in the appendix.
Sales Number: E. 94.I.7     ISBN: 92-1-100526-4     Pages: 187pp.     Price: $9.95

European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR) and Protocol of Signature
Transporting waste by sea, air or land is an important environmental issue. This publication presents the European Agreement, the Protocol of Signatures, annexes and amendments. The various substances are listed and defined, as well as, general and special provisions applicable to the transport of these dangerous materials. Provisions relating to packaging, test requirements, radioactive materials, containers, cleaning and labelling are discussed thoroughly.
Sales Number: E. 94.VIII.1     ISBN: 92-1-139043-5     Vol.I&II     Pages: 987pp.       Price: $95.00
Sales Number: E. 96.VIII.2     ISBN: 92-1-139055-9     Vol.I&II     Pages: 1120pp.     Price: $110.00
Sales Number: E. 96.VIII.3     ISBN: 92-1-139056-7     (Diskette)                                 Price: $300.00     F/C

European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road(ADR): Draft Ammendments to Annexes A and B
The new volume which contains all the latest ammendments and annexes to the European Agreement. Everything is listed clearly and concisely, exactly as was adopted by the Working Party on the Transport of Dangerous Goods.
Sales Number: E. 96.VIII.1     ISBN: 92-1-139052-4     Pages: 336pp.     Price: $45.00

European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR) and Protocol of Signature Done at Geneva on 30 September 1957 (Diskette)
Transporting waste by sea, air or land is an important environmental issue. This diskette presents information of the European Agreement, the Protocol of Signatures, annexes and amendments. The various substances are listed and defined, as well as, general and special provisions applicable to the transport of these dangerous materials. Provisions relating to packaging, test requirements, radioactive materials, containers, cleaning and labelling are discussed thoroughly.
Sales Number: E. 96.VIII.3     ISBN: 9211390567 1996 Vol.I&II     Price: $300.00

European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR): 1997 Corrections, 1997 Amendments and Draft 1999 Amendments to Annexes A and B
This publication presents corrections, 1997 amendments and draft 1999 amendments to Annexes A and B of the publication The International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR) ECE/TRANS/115 Vols. I and II (E.96.VIII.2).
Sales Number: E. 98.VIII.2     ISBN: 9211390613     Pages: 92pp.     Price: $30.00

European Forests and Timber: Scenarios Into the 21st Century - Consumption, Production, Trade, Recycling and Energy

This study presents past trends and scenarios for the outlook for the supply and demand of roundwood and forest products in Europe, from 1965 to 2020. It reviews the policy context, the economic and demographic backgrounds, the outlook for forest resources, external influences on the forest, supply and demand for forest products, use of wood residues, waste paper recycling, Europe's trade with other regions, wood energy and the outlook for the transition economies. On the basis of this analysis and a materials balance model, it presents two quantified base scenarios for the sector to 2020, as well as alternative scenarios (some quantitative, some qualitative). It also presents conclusions and implications.
Sales Number: E. GV.96.0.39     ISBN: 92-110-0737-2     Vol. I&II     Pages: 358pp.     Price: $200.00

European Provisions Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterway (ADN)
Many difficulties arise for shippers and carriers as a result of existing differences between national regulations on the carriage of dangerous goods by inland waterway. This publication is a vital tool that presents a set of provisions governing the international carriage of dangerous goods by inland waterway. It focuses on three main areas: providing provisions concerning dangerous substances and articles; provisions concerning the carriage of dangerous goods in packages or in bulk; and provisions concerning the carriage of dangerous goods in tank vessels. This very practical tool also presents models of certificates of approval and danger labels prescribed by international regulations. It also discusses the stability of vessels carrying containers and the training and examination of experts.
Sales Number: E. 97.VIII.3     ISBN: 9211390591     Pages: 364pp.     Price: $65.00

European Provisions Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterway (ADN) (2 Diskette Set)
Many difficulties arise for shippers and carriers as a result of existing differences between national regulations on the carriage of dangerous goods by inland waterway. This publication is a vital tool that presents a set of provisions governing the international carriage of dangerous goods by inland waterway. It focuses on three main areas: providing provisions concerning dangerous substances and articles; provisions concerning the carriage of dangerous goods in packages or in bulk; and provisions concerning the carriage of dangerous goods in tank vessels. This very practical tool also presents models of certificates of approval and danger labels prescribed by international regulations. It also discusses the stability of vessels carrying containers and the training and examination of experts. This information is presented on two diskettes.
Sales Number: E. 98.VIII.1     ISBN: 9211390605     Price: $250.00

European Red List of Globally Threatened Animals and Plants
This is a list published on animals and plants in Europe threatened with global extinction. It includes mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, freshwater fishes, invertebrates as well as endemic vascular and non-vascular plants. This list also contains information on species conservation status. It is a tool for formulating, identifying and implementing conservation policies and strategies, both nationally and internationally.
Sales Number: E. 91.II.E.34     ISBN: 9211165229     Pages: 153pp.     Price: $35.00

European Timber Trends and Prospects to the Year 2000 and Beyond
The study provides the latest projections and forecasts of long-term prospects in production, trade, consumption and prices of forest products as well as the impact of air pollution on the forestry, forest products and future wood supply. It is a valuable study for decision-makers, advisors, governments, forest owners, forest industries, traders in forest products and others who have an interest in the outlook for the forest and forest products sector.
Sales Number: E. 86.II.E.19     ISBN: 9211163684 Vol.I&II     Pages: 576pp.     Price: $120.00

European Timber Trends and Prospects: Into the 21st Century
Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
This fifth study of European timber trends and prospects reviews the outlook for the supply and demand of roundwood and forest products and the balance between the two until 2020, while taking into account recycling, energy and trade issues. All decision makers will be interested in the conclusions and implications for policy presented here, as well as indications as regards the sustainability of the forest and forest products sector in Europe.
Sales Number: E. GV.96.0.11     ISBN: 92-1-100719-4     No.11     Pages: 120pp.     Price: $55.00

For Life on Earth: UNEP's Interactive CD-ROM
Explore the global environment in this compelling CD-ROM that highlights the work of the international community through the United Nations Environment Programme(UNEP). This excellent teaching aid discusses several key issues including natural resources, production and consumption, human health, global trends and international agreements. The CD-ROM depicts over 700 outstanding images with an informative 1 1/2 hour descriptive narrative. Minimum System Requirements: 68040/25 Macintosh, 8 MB RAM or Power PC 16 MB RAM, system 7.1 or later, Quicktime 2.1; Windows 486/66 Processor, 8 MB RAM, Win 3.1 or Win'95 Quicktime 2.1.1
Sales Number: E. 97.III.D.78     Price: $30.00

Forecasting, Preparedness and Other Operational Measures for Water-related Natural Disaster Reduction in Asia and the Pacific
This publication gives an in-depth assessment of current preparedness programmes, forecasting systems and operational methods for water-related natural disaster reduction in the ESCAP region. Numerous case studies are presented.
Sales Number: E. 92.II.F.6     ISBN: 9211195918     Pages: 184pp.     Price: $22.00

Forest and Forest Industries Country Fact Sheets
Apart from presenting statistical data from as far back as 1964, this publication presents an analysis of the general economic situation, the forest resource, forest industries, trade, prices, consumption, institutions and outlook of the forest and forest products sector in countries of the European community.
Sales Number: B. 97.II.E.7     ISBN: 9210163222     Pages: 108pp.     Price: $28.00

Forest and Forest Industries: Country Fact Sheets
Apart from presenting statistical data from as far back as 1964, this publication presents an analysis of the general economic situation, the forest resource, forest industries, trade, prices, consumption, institutions and outlook of the forest and forest products sector in countries of the European community.
B. GV.97.0.11     ISBN: 92-1-000060-9     Price: $55.00     F/C

Forest and Forest Products Country Profile
Apart from presenting statistical data from as far back as 1964, this publication presents an analysis of the general economic situation, the forest resource, forest industries, trade, prices, consumption, institutions and outlook of the forest and forest products sector in countries of the European community.

Albania
Sales Number: E. 94.II.E.8     ISBN: 92-1-116591-1     Pages: 42pp.     Price: $10.00

Belarus
Sales Number: E. 94.II.E.33     ISBN: 92-1-116610-1     Pages: 56pp.     Price: $12.00

Bulgaria
Sales Number: E. 94.II.E.29     ISBN: 92-1-116606-3     Pages: 62pp.     Price: $12.00

Estonia
Sales Number: E. 94.II.E.10     ISBN: 92-1-116593-8     Pages: 41pp.     Price: $10.00

Lithuania
Sales Number: E. 94.II.E.20     ISBN: 92-1-116598-9     Pages: 52pp.     Price: $10.00

Republic of Armenia
Sales Number: E. 95.II.E.16     ISBN: 92-1-116629-2     Pages: 39pp.     Price: $10.00

Slovenia
Sales Number: E. 94.II.E.30     ISBN: 92-1-116607-1     Pages: 34pp.     Price: $10.00

Ukraine
Sales Number: E. 94.II.E.19     ISBN: 92-1-116597-0      Pages: 64pp.     Price: $10.00

Forest and Forest Products Country Profile: Republic of Moldova
Apart from presenting statistical data from as far back as 1964, this publication presents an analysis of the general economic situation, the forest resource, forest industries, trade, prices, consumption, institutions and outlook of the forest and forest products sector in countries of the European community.
Sales Number: E. 97.II.E.8     ISBN: 9211166675     Pages: 64pp.     Price: $22.00

Forest and Forest Products Country Profile: Russian Federation
This publication presents an analysis of the general economic situation, the forest resource, forest industries, trade, prices, consumption, institutions and outlook of the forest and forest products sector in countries of the Russian Federation.
Sales Number: E. 97.II.E.21     ISBN: 9211166799     Pages: 32pp.     Price: $15.00

Forest Resources of the Temperate Zones, The Benefits and Functions of the Forest
An essential source of information for forest policy-makers and managers among others. The importance of forest functions by area in 34 countries; forest products other than wood; policy and planning activities relating to forest functions; areas of public concern and conflicts between forest functions are discussed. It also assesses and offers a commentary on the country reports presented.
Sales Number: E. 93.II.E.16     ISBN: 9211165652 1990 Vol.II     Pages: 268pp.     
Price: $48.00

Forest Resources of the Temperate Zones, The General Forest Resources Information
This publication is the first volume of a report on this subject. It covers the developed temperate zones of Europe, including Cyprus, Israel, Turkey and the former USSR; North America (Canada and the United States of America); as well as Japan; Australia and New Zealand. The survey shows the distribution of forest and other wooded land; growing stock; volume and mass of woody biomass; annual increment; fellings and removals; comparison with previous assessments; importance of forest functions; forest products other than wood; and policy and planning activities relating to forest functions.
Sales Number: E. 92.II.E.27     ISBN: 9211165520 1990 Vol.I     Pages: 348pp.     Price: $55.00

Forest Resources of the Temperate Zones, The Main Findings
This survey covers the developed temperate zones of Europe, including Cyprus, Israel and Turkey, the former USSR, North America (Canada and the United States of America) and Japan, Australia and New Zealand. Quantified and analyzed information is included on such areas as: the distribution of forest and other wooded land; changes in area of forest and other wooded land 1980-1990; forest products other than wood; standing volume and growing stock; volume and mass of woody biomass; and areas of public concern.
Sales Number: E. 92.II.E.23     ISBN: 9211165482 1990 Vol.III     Pages: 32pp.     Price: $13.00

Forest Resources of the Temperate Zones: Forest Resource Information of Some Newly Constituted Countries (Armenia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovak Republic, Slovenia)
An essential source of information for forest policy-makers and managers among others. The importance of forest functions by area in 34 countries; forest products other than wood; policy and planning activities relating to forest functions; areas of public concern and conflicts between forest functions are discussed. It also assesses and offers a commentary on the country reports presented.
Sales Number: E. 94.II.E.22     ISBN: 9211166004     Pages: 45pp.     Price: $13.00

Fragile Tropics of Latin America, The: Sustainable Management of Changing Environments
The countries of Latin America are confronted with a major dilemma - the desire to exploit the resources of their tropical regions for economic development and on the other hand the realization of the problem of ecological fragility. The growing concern is the urgent need to find alternatives to the prevailing, destructive models of economic development. This publication examines such topics as the fragility of tropical ecosystems; human-induced changes in the neotropics; interactions and complementarity between tropical and non-tropical regions; and sustainable technological, cultural and land-tenure strategies for the tropics.
Sales Number: E. 96.III.A.4     ISBN: 92-808-0877-X     Pages: 336pp.     Price: $35.00

Freshwater Pollution
Polluted water has the potential for becoming a global threat. The GEMS assessment provides the first global picture of the state of much of the world's freshwater resources. It outlines the critical freshwater quality issues, proposes policy options and gives examples of control measures. This is the sixth volume in the series of the UNEP/GEMS Environment Library.
Sales Number: E. 95.III.D.53     ISBN: 9211005787     Pages: 40pp.     Price: $10.00

Freshwater Resources in Arid Lands
Fresh water is a critical resource for all aspects of human existence and development. Demand for fresh water is growing rapidly worldwide and since the beginning of this century its consumption has increased almost ten-fold. This publication focuses on the limited freshwater resources in arid lands. The issues covered include historical perspectives on how people in dry environments have developed ingenious survival strategies; modern technologies and the impact of global warming on freshwater resources.
Sales Number: E. 97.III.A.6     ISBN: 9280809822 ;   Pages: 108pp.     Price: $12.95

From Regulations to Industry Compliance: Building Institutional Capabilities
Governments need to take the necessary institutional measures, consistent with the cultural, social and economic fabric of the country to ensure that environmental standards are adhered to. This publication provides some guidance on organizational principles which are necessary to ensure that environmental laws and pollution control standards are efficiently followed. It focuses on building institutional capability to legally bind facilities to operate according to established standards. It also offers some ideas and concepts on licensing and compliance that can be adapted to local situations and cultures.
Sales Number: E. 92.III.D.11     ISBN: 928071342X     Pages: 62pp.     Price: $15.00

Future of the Global Environment, The: A Model-based Analysis Supporting UNEP's First Global Environment Outlook
Environment Information and Assessment Technical Report
Integrated assessment is one of the more powerful information tools to rational environmental policy. This report illustrates the integrated assessment an modelling techniques can be excellent tools for environment and development policy-setting. It documents The Netherlands National Institute of Public Health and the Environment's (RIVMs) contribution to UNEP's first Global Environment Outlook report. It focuses on one particular element of integrated assessment - looking ahead.
Sales Number: E. 97.III.D.88      ISBN: 92-807-1633-6     No.1 168pp.     Price: $20.00     F/C

Genetic and Somatic Effects of Ionizing Radiation: United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation
This report reviews three special topics in the field of biological effects of ionizing radiation: genetic effects of radiation, dose-response relationships for radiation-induced cancer and biological effects of pre-natal irradiation. It also reviews recent advances in various areas relevant to the evaluation of genetic radiation hazards to man.
Sales Number: E. 86.IX.9      ISBN: 9211421233 1986     Pages: 366pp     Price: $48.00

Glaciers and the Environment
UNEP/GEMS Environment Library
Glaciers are important to the environmental health of the planet especially in the regulation of the Earth's heat balance. This volume presents the background and behaviour of glaciers, as they can be sensitive instruments for measuring climatic change and provide a frozen record of atmospheric conditions over long periods of time. This is the ninth of the series of the UNEP/GEMS Environment Library.
Sales Number: E. 95.III.D.56     ISBN: 92-1-100581-7     No.9     Pages: 40pp.     Price: $10.00

Global Biodiversity
UNEP/GEMS Environment Library
Biodiversity describes the diversity of life on Earth encompassing all species of plants, animals and micro-organisms, their genetic material and the ecosystems of which they are part. This volume describes the three fundamental categories of global biodiversity - genetic diversity, species diversity and ecosystem diversity. It discusses the effects of the loss of biodiversity threatening the extinction of animal, plant, fish species. This is the eleventh in the series of UNEP/GEM Environment Library.
Sales Number: E. 95.III.D.58     ISBN: 92-1-100583-3     No.11     Pages: 40pp.     Price: $10.00

Global Environment Outlook: For Life on Earth

By reporting on the state of the environment through its Global Environment Outlook series, the United Nations Environment Programme offers an essential tool to help speed up the pace of environmental action. This first issue of the biennial Global Environment Outlook gives a snapshot of an on-going, world-wide, environmental assessment. The principal focus is a review of major environmental issues from a regional perspective, with an initial evaluation of policy responses addressing regional priority concerns. The publication concludes with a look to the future using quantitative modelling techniques.
Sales Number: E. 98.III.D.71     ISBN: 01-952-1351-3     Pages: 272pp.     Price: $25.00

Global Partnership for Environment and Development: A Guide to Agenda 21
This Guide summarizes for the reader the programmes and themes of the Earth Summit which will enable each of us to act responsibly and be represented in the important dimension of the overall strategy for a global transition. It has specifically been written in non-technical form for the general reader and as such is easy to read and an invaluable reference for everyone.
Sales Number: E. 92.I.15     ISBN: 92-1-100481-0     Pages: 127pp.     Price: $9.95

Global Partnership for Environment and Development: A Guide to Agenda 21 - Post Rio Edition
The Global Partnership is an informative book covering the official Earth Summit proceedings in non-technical terms so readers from all walks of life can absorb the goals an implications of that historical event. For the general reader, it interprets AGENDA 21 - an action plan developed to lead environmental development into the 21st century.
Sales Number: E. 93.I.9     ISBN: 92-1-100497-7     Pages: 239pp.     Price: $9.95

Global Scenario Group: First Meeting Report and the Sustainability Transition - Beyond Conventional Development
Environment Information and Assessment Technical Report
This publication articulates a range of development scenarios and examines their plausibility, desirability and sustainability. It illuminates the interplay between global and regional processes concerning socio-economic, environmental and resources issues.
Sales Number: E. 97.III.D.87     ISBN: 92-807-1634-4     No.2     Pages: 62pp.     Price: $20.00     F/C

Glossary of Environment Statistics
This Glossary is a tool of quick reference for terms and definitions relevant to environmental data production. It incorporates 1200 terms and includes key terms of environmental management and sustainable development. It will be extremely useful as a reference tool in courses on environmental statistics and environmental economics and in research institutes working on the assessment of the state of the environment and policy analysis of sustainable development.
Sales Number: E. 96.XVII.12     ISBN: 92-1-161386-8     Pages: 96pp.     Price: $25.00

Government Strategies and Policies for Cleaner Production
Cleaner production is an evolving concept and experience of strategies and policies that have helped promote cleaner production is limited. This report offers guidance and information on the strategies and policies that governments and industries in developing countries can use towards cleaner production. It emphasizes the importance of developing strategies and policies to implement cleaner production and shows how economic and environmental benefits can result. It also describes some of the instruments that are available to governments for implementing cleaner production policies.
Sales Number: E. 94.III.D.12     ISBN: 92-807-1442-2      Pages: 31pp.     Price: $10.00

Green Energy: Biomass Fuels and the Environment
This is an informative and educational tool intended for general readers, teachers and students wishing to learn more about biomass and environmentally safe energy. It answers such questions as: what are biomass and biomass fuels, what role should it play, what problems are associated with it and how important is it for the future.
Sales Number: E. 91.III.D.5     ISBN: 9280713086      Pages: 53pp.     Price: $12.00

Groundwater in Eastern and Northern Europe
In addition to a description of groundwater occurrences and availability in European countries, this publication provides information on the conditions of groundwater development and related problems, information on technologies and methods used in the investigation, assessment and development of groundwater and on international co-operation among the countries concerned.
Sales Number: E. 89.II.A.11     ISBN: 9211043182      Pages: 278pp.     Price: $32.00

Groundwater in Western and Central Europe
This volume deals not only with groundwater occurrences and availability in European countries, but also provides information on the conditions of groundwater development and related problems. Apart from data on technologies and methods used in the investigation, assessment and development of groundwater are also included.
Sales Number: E. 90.II.A.25     ISBN: 9211043557      Pages: 363pp.     Price: $60.00

Groundwater Legislation in the ECE Region
Technical, economic and legal reasons are provided in this text for tremendous withdrawal of groundwater as a result of higher standards of living and advanced technology. Measures are being taken by water specialists to control pollution-hazards to aquifers supported by sound groundwater legislation and adequate monitoring which will lead hopefully to the drafting of national laws and an international agreement.
Sales Number: E. 86.II.E.21     ISBN: 9211163722      Pages: 35pp.     Price: $9.50

Groundwater Quality and Monitoring in Asia and the Pacific
This publication offers an in-depth discussion of state-of-the-art water quality monitoring programmes in the region. Included are status reports by country, technical and scientific reports on current developments in quality monitoring strategies and recommendations for strengthening national programmes in quality management.
Sales Number: E. 92.II.F.8     ISBN: 9211195950      Pages: 230pp.     Price: $35.00

Groundwater Software for Windows
Four Diskettes and User's Manual
This software programme is a relational database and a groundwater information system (GWIS). Groundwater for Windows (GWW) combines the principals of geographic information systems (GIS) with powerful dedicated groundwater data processing and reporting modules. Detailed user manual and diskettes are provided.
Software Requirements: Microsoft Windows 3.1 or higher, DOS 3.3 or higher. Hardware Requirements: An 80486 (DX, DX2 or DX4) PC with minimum 8MB of RAM running at 66MHz and minimum 256KB cache memory; 300MB hard disk; one 3.5" HD (44MB) floppy disk drive VGA color monitor; 24 bit 2MB graphics accelerator super VGA video card with 1 or 2MB RAM; 2 serial and 1 parallel port; laser printer; color printer; full size digitizer and mouse.
Sales Number: E. 95.II.A.4     ISBN: 92-1-104445-6     Price: $250.00

Groundwater: A Threatened Resource
UNEP/GEMS Environment Library Series
It is urgent that we protect our groundwater supplies with diligence and that everyone understands the importance of doing so. This publication is intended to explain to all readers how important groundwater is, the extent of the threat to it and the actions that can be taken to protect it.
Sales Number: E. 96.III.D.83     No.15     Pages: 36pp.     Price: $10.00

Guide to Tailings, Dams and Impoundments, A: Design, Construction, Use and Rehabilitation
An important new reference book and guide that addresses both the safety and the environmental issues of tailing impoundments. It will be an invaluable guide to mine owners and operators, as well as government agencies who are concerned with the disposal of tailings. Among other things it discusses common problems in the disposal of tailings at mines, quarries and other industries.
Sales Number: E. 97.III.D.92     ISBN: 92-807-1590-7     Pages: 240pp.     Price: $20.00

Guidebook for Implementation of Codes of Good Practice: Phasing Out ODS in Developing Countries - Refrigeration Sector
This Guidebook is designed to help governments and industry to design and establish appropriate codes of good practice for the refrigeration servicing sector. The topics covered include: Facing the Challenge: What You Need to Do; Designing and Implementing Codes of Good Practice; and Elements of Codes of Good Practice.
Sales Number: E. 98.III.D.81     ISBN: 9280716883     Pages: 80pp.     Price: $40.00

Guidebook to Water Resources, Use and Management in Asia andthe Pacific: Water Resources and Water Use
Water Resources Series
This report of the expert group meeting reviews: the status of protection of water resources, water quality and aquatic ecosystems in the ESCAP region; strategies and methodologies for effective protection of water resources and aquatic ecosystems; recommendations and guidelines for protection of water resources and aquatic ecosystems. It also contains papers presented by national experts and experts of international and non-governmental organizations.
Sales Number: E. 96.II.F.15     ISBN: 92-1-119705-8     Vol.1     No.74     Pages: 324pp.     Price: $40.00      F/C

Guidelines: Development of National Parks and Protected Areas for Tourism
Sustainable development requires part of the Earth's land area, such as National Parks, to be set aside as protected areas. Tourism activity in such an area can serve as a self-financing mechanism, but this will only be possible with appropriate management. This book offers guidelines, drawn-up by the World Tourism Organization and the United Nations Environmental Programme, to management personnel of National Parks and related protected areas with the hope that tourism will play a role in protecting the environment.
Sales Number: E. 92.III.D.12     ISBN: 9284400260     Pages: 53pp.     Price: $30.00

Guidelines on Environmentally Sound Development of Coastal Tourism
Asia and the Pacific has out-performed many other regions of the world in tourism growth and development. A major underlying factor in the high tourist potential of the region is its coastal tourism assets. However, signs of adverse impacts on the coastal environment are visible. The guidelines presented in this publication, identify the cause-effect relationship between tourism and the environment and illustrate remedial and preventive measures that can be adopted to promote the environmentally sound and sustainable development of coastal tourism.
Sales Number: E. 96.II.F.98     Pages: 133pp.     Price: $20.00

Guidelines on Integrated Environmental Management in Countries in Transition
The main purpose of this publication is to provide guidelines and recommendations for countries in transition from a centrally planned to a market economy while applying methods, policies and procedures used in market economies, thus further strengthening their institutional capabilities and skills in environmental management and planning.
Sales Number: E. 94.II.E.31     ISBN: 92-1-116609-8     Pages: 32pp.     Price: $10.00

Guidelines on Water and Sustainable Development: Principles and Policy Options
The multisectoral nature of water resources development in the context of socio-economic development, as well as the multi-interest utilization of water resources have made the planning of programmes and projects on water and sustainable development a highly complex task. The guidelines in this publication are presented with the hope that, in the future, water-resources development activities and socio-economic development activities would not adversely affect each other. The publication specifically outlines principles and policy options for guidelines on water and sustainable development.
Sales Number: E. 97.II.F.21     ISBN: 9211197473     Pages: 144pp.     Price: $20.00

Handbook for the International Treaties for the Protection of the Ozone Layer: The Vienna Convention 1985 - The Montreal Protocol 1987
This Handbook, which updates the 1993 edition, incorporates all the adjustments, amendments and the decisions of the Parties till the end of 1995. In addition it gives valuable information on the implementation of these international environmental treaties. In this single volume, anyone interested in the issue can find the details of legal actions taken by the world community to protect the ozone layer.
Sales Number: E. 96.III.D.92     ISBN: 92-807-1581-X     1996     4th Ed.     Pages: 322pp.     Price: $60.00

Handbook of National Accounting: Integrated Environmental and Economic Accounting
This Handbook provides guidelines for the implementation of national programmes of integrated accounting and confirms the feasibility of integrated accounting even in countries with limited statistical capabilities. It discusses such topics as: the elaboration of physical accounts; assessment of environmental costs and benefits; separate accounting for environmental protection expenditures; accounting for the maintenance of national wealth; and the compilation of indicators of environmentally adjusted product and income.
Sales Number: E. 93.XVII.12     ISBN: 92-1-161359-0     Pages: 182pp.     Price: $45.00

Handbook of World Mineral Trade Statistics
This handbook provides up-to-date and consistent data at the world, regional and country levels for the international trade of major non-fuel minerals and metals, from primary to semi-processed forms. Recognized by the industry as the first comprehensive publication which provides both quantities and values for these products, this book will prove invaluable for statistical analysts, academics and those in the field of mineral use and resources.
Sales Number: E. 99.II.D.7     ISBN: 92-101-2043-4 1992/7    Pages: 380pp.     Price: $50.00

Handbook of World Minerals Statistics
Statistical analysts, academicians and those in the field of mineral use and resources among others will find this publication invaluable. It offers a comprehensive compilation of statistics for the years 1990 through 1995, facilitating the opportunity to undertake comparative analysis.
Sales Number: E. 97.II.D.3     ISBN: 92-1-112407-7     1990/95     Pages: 304pp.     Price: $46.00

Hazards Identification and Evaluation in a Local Community
A handy 'toolbox' with which to get started on the work of analyzing potential hazards to get an overview of the most serious threats to people, property and the environment in the area, in order to improve safety measures and allocate resources. This book is intended for people from industry, the fire and rescue services, environmental protection and health authorities and those who have only limited experience of working in risk-related areas.
Sales Number: E. 92.III.D.3     ISBN: 9280713310     Pages: 86pp.     Price: $19.00

Health Aspects of Chemical Accidents: Guidance on Chemical Accident Awareness, Preparedness and Response for Health Professionals and Emergency Responders
Technical Report
An important publication which will assist managers and other decision-makers in developing appropriate policies for chemical accident prevention, preparedness and response. Since it focuses on the health aspects of chemical accidents, it is primarily directed to decision-makers in the health field including officials in ministries of health, labour and industry; local and regional health authorities; hospitals; poison information centres and occupational health centres. It is also directed to, and will prove extremely helpful for those in public authorities, industry, civil defence and rescue services who take part in chemical accident contingency planning.
Sales Number: E. 96.III.D.91     No.19     Pages: 152pp.     Price: $30.00

How the Hotel and Tourism Industry Can Protect the Ozone Layer
The first step in controlling the consumption of ozone depleting substances (ODS) applicable to developing countries that are party to the Montreal Protocol is fast approaching. On 1 July 1999, the freeze on consumption and production of chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) goes into effect. This publication helps the hotel and tourism industry to understand the damage being done to the stratospheric ozone layer by ODS. It outlines the steps to be taken by hotel managers to establish their own ODS management programme to properly manage the transition away from these chemicals. It suggests ways on how to reduce or avoid the use of ODS in various applications such as: air conditioners, refrigerators and freezers. It also includes examples of good practices from hotel and tourism facilities around the world, which have successfully adopted alternatives to replace ODS.
Sales Number: E. 98.III.D.    ISBN: 92 9280716689     Pages: 56pp.     Price: $45.00

Hydropolitics Along the Jordan River: Scarce Water and Its Impact on the Arab-Israeli Conflict
This book argues that the Jordan River watershed - a region where some of the worst Arab-Israeli conflict has occurred - might be the very place to bury ancient hatreds and work to give birth to new and more enlightened environmental collaborations. The river runs through the peace talks - or it certainly should. The premise is that the inextricable link between water and politics could be harnessed to make partners of old enemies, allied against a common ecological reality. The book examines the impact water has had on settlements in the West Bank and other regions of the Jordan River watershed: lands now mainly in a state of uneasy political truce.
Sales Number: E. 97.III.A.4     ISBN: 92-808-0859-1     Pages: 280pp.     Price: $35.00

Impact of Climate Change, The
UNEP/GEMS Environment Library
This volume summarizes the current state of knowledge on climate change and its possible consequences. It draws together scientific research on the enhanced greenhouse effect, global warming and climate change; assesses possible impacts of climate change on human activities and natural ecosystems and recommends suitable courses of action to reduce these impacts.
Sales Number: E. 95.III.D.57     ISBN: 92-1-100582-5     No.10     Pages: 40pp.     Price: $10.00

Impact of Ozone-Layer Depletion, The
UNEP/GEMS Environment Library
This volume deals with the effects of ozone depletion on human health and the environment and outlines ways of reducing damage to the ozone layer. It discusses the effects on society of ultraviolet radiation such as skin cancer, eye disease and the impact on the ocean, plants and the air. Ozone-friendly substitutes for CFCs are presented as well as their financial benefits. The importance of global cooperation and future policy options are emphasized.
Sales Number: E. 95.III.D.54     ISBN: 92-1-100579-5     No.7     Pages: 40pp.     Price: $10.00

Impacts of Climate on Fisheries, The
UNEP/GEMS Environment Library
This volume summarizes the potential implications of climate change and variability on fisheries and on the societies that depend on them. It is based on a review of several fisheries case studies and on the responses of the fisheries industry to changes in the environment and other influences on fish productivity. This is the thirteenth in the series of the UNEP/Environmental Library.
Sales Number: E. 95.III.D.60     ISBN: 92-1-100586-8     No.13     Pages: 40pp.     Price: $10.00

Impacts of Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution
The focus of this review is on policy measures to implement the 1979 Convention and its related protocols on sulphur compounds, nitrogen oxides and volatile organic compounds. It also describes the critical-load concept and the role of technology to combat air pollution. Cause/effect relationships in forest decline and effects of acid deposition on atmospheric corrosion of materials including metals, calcareous stones, plastics and painted materials are also presented.
Sales Number: E. 92.II.E.24     ISBN: 9211165490     Pages: 86pp.     Price: $28.00

Indicators of Sustainable Development: Framework and Methodologies
These new indicators are intended for use at the national level by countries in their decision-making processes. Not all the indicators will be applicable in every situation. It is understood that countries will choose to use from among the indicators those relevant to national priorities, goals and targets. All countries, international organizations and non-governmental organizations will be helped here to develop and use indicators of sustainable development. To facilitate the use of these indicators and to test their practicability at the same time, methodology sheets have been developed for each of them. All these methodology sheets are included here in this unique publication.
Sales Number: E. 96.II.A.16     ISBN: 92-1-104470-7     Pages: 448pp.     Price: $35.00

Industrial Metabolism: Restructuring for Sustainable Development
This ground-breaking study presents a new way of looking at one of the most pressing problems facing humanity today- industrial development in the face of global environmental change. It views the issue as a metabolic process revealing very important policy implications. The industrial metabolism perspective considers the range of interactions between energy, materials and the environment. The study begins with a description of the concept of industrial metabolism and its policy implications. It then examines industrial restructuring in industrial and developing countries and includes a number of illustrative case studies. The final section of the book looks at implications of the concept for the future. The important arguments and analyses presented offer the reader a refreshingly different kind of discussion of the environmental predicament.
Sales Number: E. 93.III.A.3     ISBN: 9280808419     Pages: 390pp.     Price: $35.00

Industrial Pollution in Japan
This study begins with a look at the well-known Ashio Copper Mine pollution case, one of modern Japan's first and most devastating environmental disasters; the country's worst pollution incident in the post-war period, the mercury poisoning in Minamata, whose victims are still on the increase today, is also covered in depth. Two other major incidents of the post-war period are detailed and in addition to these specific cases, an overall analysis of the social, economic, political and technological factors relevant to industrial pollution is provided.
Sales Number: E. 91.III.A.10     ISBN: 92-808-0548-7     Pages: 188pp.     Price: $45.00

Industry and Environment: Cleaner Production
Covering today's most topical and volatile issues, Industry and Environment focuses on the research undertaken by government officials, industry managers, scientists, and representatives of non-governmental organizations. Each quarterly issue reprints articles in which research findings, experimental evidence, emerging technologies and prospects are examined at length. Available on Standing Order or separately.
Sales Number: E. Oct/Dec.1994 Vol.17     Pages: 99pp.     Price: $15.00

Industry and Environment: Cleaner Production - Fourth High Level Seminar in Oxford
Covering today's most topical and volatile issues, Industry and Environment focuses on the research undertaken by government officials, industry managers, scientists, and representatives of non-governmental organizations. Each quarterly issue reprints articles in which research findings, experimental evidence, emerging technologies and prospects are examined at length. Available on Standing Order or separately.
Sales Number: E. Jul-Sep 1996 Vol.19     Pages: 87pp.     Price: $15.00

Industry and Environment: Climate Change and Industry
Covering today's most topical and volatile issues, Industry and Environment focuses on the research undertaken by government officials, industry managers, scientists, and representatives of non-governmental organizations. Each quarterly issue reprints articles in which research findings, experimental evidence, emerging technologies and prospects are examined at length. Available on Standing Order or separately.
Sales Number: E. Jan/Mar.1994 Vol.17     Pages: 75pp.     Price: $15.00

Industry and Environment: Emission Standards and Guidelines Information Clearinghouse (IE-ESGIC)
(Set of Three Volumes, Four Books)
All these very important and special volumes will be extremely helpful to all governments, industry, international organizations and non-governmental organizations, trade unions, research institutes and all individuals that are interested in countries' effluent discharge standards for the industry.
Vol.I - Textile Industry; Vol.II - Pulp & Paper Industry; Vol.IIIA - Iron & Steel Industry; Vol.IIIB - Iron & Steel Industry
Sales Number: E. 96.III.D.87     Pages: 452pp.     Price: $90.00

Industry and Environment: Environmental Management of Industrial Estates
Covering today's most topical and volatile issues, Industry and Environment focuses on the research undertaken by government officials, industry managers, scientists, and representatives of non-governmental organizations. Each quarterly issue reprints articles in which research findings, experimental evidence, emerging technologies and prospects are examined at length. Available on Standing Order or separately.
Sales Number: E. Oct-Dec 1996     Vol.19     Pages: 75pp.     Price: $15.00

Industry and Environment: Food Processing and the Environment
This quarterly review provides a forum for the exchange of research and experience, presenting articles written by and for industry managers, government officials and researchers in the field of sustainable industrial development.
Sales Number: E. Jan/Mar.1995     Vol.18     Pages: 83pp.     Price: $15.00

Industry and Environment: Food Processing and the Environment
Covering today's most topical and volatile issues, Industry and Environment focuses on the research undertaken by government officials, industry managers, scientists, and representatives of non-governmental organizations. Each quarterly issue reprints articles in which research findings, experimental evidence, emerging technologies and prospects are examined at length. Available on Standing Order or separately.
Sales Number: E. Apr/Sep.1995     Vol.18     Pages: 131pp.     Price: $30.00

Industry and Environment: Industrial Accidents - Prevention and Preparedness
Covering today's most topical and volatile issues, Industry and Environment focuses on the research undertaken by government officials, industry managers, scientists, and representatives of non-governmental organizations. Each quarterly issue reprints articles in which research findings, experimental evidence, emerging technologies and prospects are examined at length. Available on Standing Order or separately.
Sales Number: E. Jul-Sep 1997     Vol.20     Pages: 91pp.     Price: $15.00

Industry and Environment: Industry Compliance
Covering today's most topical and volatile issues, Industry and Environment focuses on the research undertaken by government officials, industry managers, scientists, and representatives of non-governmental organizations. Each quarterly issue reprints articles in which research findings, experimental evidence, emerging technologies and prospects are examined at length. Available on Standing Order or separately.
Sales Number: E. Jan-Mar 1996     Vol.19     Pages: 67pp.     Price: $15.00

Industry and Environment: Product Development and the Environment
Covering today's most topical and volatile issues, Industry and Environment focuses on the research undertaken by government officials, industry managers, scientists, and representatives of non-governmental organizations. Each quarterly issue reprints articles in which research findings, experimental evidence, emerging technologies and prospects are examined at length. Available on Standing Order or separately.
Sales Number: E. Jan-June 1997     Vol.20     Pages: 118pp.     Price: $30.00

Industry and Environment: Promoting Waste Recycling
Covering today's most topical and volatile issues, Industry and Environment focuses on the research undertaken by government officials, industry managers, scientists, and representatives of non-governmental organizations. Each quarterly issue reprints articles in which research findings, experimental evidence, emerging technologies and prospects are examined at length. Available on Standing Order or separately.
Sales Number: E. Jul/Sep.1994     Vol.17     Pages: 71pp.     Price: $15.00

Industry and Environment: Promoting Waste Recycling
Covering today's most topical and volatile issues, Industry and Environment focuses on the research undertaken by government officials, industry managers, scientists, and representatives of non-governmental organizations. Each quarterly issue reprints articles in which research findings, experimental evidence, emerging technologies and prospects are examined at length. Available on Standing Order or separately.
Sales Number: E. Apr/Jun.1994     Vol.17     Pages: 71pp.     Price: $15.00

Industry and Environment: The Construction Industry and the Environment
Covering today's most topical and volatile issues, Industry and Environment focuses on the research undertaken by government officials, industry managers, scientists, and representatives of non-governmental organizations. Each quarterly issue reprints articles in which research findings, experimental evidence, emerging technologies and prospects are examined at length. Available on Standing Order or separately.
Sales Number: E. Apr-Jun 1996     Vol.19     Pages: 75pp.     Price: $15.00

Industry and Environment: Transport and the Environment
Covering today's most topical and volatile issues, Industry and Environment focuses on the research undertaken by government officials, industry managers, scientists, and representatives of non-governmental organizations. Each quarterly issue reprints articles in which research findings, experimental evidence, emerging technologies and prospects are examined at length. Available on Standing Order or separately.
Sales Number: E. SUBSC. Jan/Jun.1993     Vol.16     Pages: 91pp.     Price: $15.00

Industry and Environment: UNEP IE 20 Years
Covering today's most topical and volatile issues, Industry and Environment focuses on the research undertaken by government officials, industry managers, scientists, and representatives of non-governmental organizations. Each quarterly issue reprints articles in which research findings, experimental evidence, emerging technologies and prospects are examined at length. Available on Standing Order or separately.
Sales Number: E. Oct/Dec.1995     Vol.18     Pages: 83pp.     Price: $15.00

Industry and Environment: Voluntary Initiatives
Covering today's most topical and volatile issues, Industry and Environment focuses on the research undertaken by government officials, industry managers, scientists, and representatives of non-governmental organizations. Each quarterly issue reprints articles in which research findings, experimental evidence, emerging technologies and prospects are examined at length. Available on Standing Order or separately.
Sales Number: E. Jan-June 1998     Vol.21     Pages: 111pp.     Price: $30.00

Industry and Environment Managing Contaminated Land
Covering today's most topical and volatile issues, Industry and Environment focuses on the research undertaken by government officials, industry managers, scientists, and representatives of non-governmental organizations. Each quarterly issue reprints articles in which research findings, experimental evidence, emerging technologies and prospects are examined at length. Available on Standing Order oranding separately.
Sales Number: E. SUBSC. July/Sep.1993     Vol.16     Pages: 67pp.     Price: $15.00

Industry Environmental Compliance: Training Manual
Technical Report
This Report discusses key issues facing licensing and compliance authorities and guides the reader through the general procedures of permitting, monitoring of compliance, and enforcement. It puts into perspective, the major elements in the establishment of an effective compliance and enforcement programme and it further delineates the various possible routes that can be taken in establishing these programmes.
Sales Number: E. 96.III.D.3     ISBN: 92-807-1565-8     No.36     Pages: 168pp.     Price: $22.00

Institutional Mechanisms Supporting Trade in Genetic Materials: Issues Under the Bio-diversity Convention and GATT/TRIPs
Environment and Trade Series
One of the complexities of discussing and working with genetic materials is their multiple forms each of which requires a different approach. This publication discusses the issues of biodiversity conservation and use from the perspectives of technology trade or technology transfer, both as business decisions among parties and the international institutions controlling it. It examines the relationships among biodiversity, intellectual property rights, GATT and environmental protection.
Sales Number: E. 95.III.D.87     ISBN: 92-1-127049-9     No.4     Pages: 72pp.     Price: $10.00

Integrated Water Resources Management in Asia and the Pacific
Water Resources Series
An invaluable publication for all, especially those involved with international organizations, containing an analysis of water resources availability and use and, an overview of future water demand.
Sales Number: E. 96.II.F.16     ISBN: 92-1-119710-4     No.75     Pages: 138pp.     Price: $25.00

International Accounting and Reporting Issues
This new edition is devoted exclusively to the subject of environmental accounting. While the publication is not an extensive text on all aspects of environmental accounting, it does however describe some of the very different and important aspects from both a theoretical and practical perspective. One of the most significant topics discussed is the disclosure of relevant information by transnational corporations.
Sales Number: E. 95.II.A.11     ISBN: 92-1-104452-9     1995     Pages: 168pp.     Price: $47.50

International Cleaner Production Information Clearinghouse ICPIC User Guide Version 1.0
ICPIC is an information resource and communication network that allows the user to identify technical process options to make products cleaner; establish cleaner production programmes; reduce waste; know about events, conferences, training sessions, seminars; and locate experts and documents.
Sales Number: E. 92.III.D.4     ISBN: 9280713302     Pages: 75pp.     Price: $19.00

International Cleaner Production Information Clearinghouse ICPIC-DV 2.0 (Diskette)
ICPIC is an information resource and communication network that allows the user to identify technical process options to make products cleaner; establish cleaner production programmes; reduce waste; know about events, conferences, training sessions and seminars; and locate experts and documents.
Sales Number: E. 97.III.D.79     Version.2     Price: $40.00

International Codification System for Medium and High Rank Coals
This important publication introduces and describes a new international codification system for medium and high-rank coals.
Sales Number: E. 88.II.E.15     ISBN: 9211164206     Pages: 26pp.     Price: $18.00

International SourceBook on Environmentally Sound Technologies for Municipal Solid Waste Management
Technical Publications Series
The primary intended audience of this important book is urban managers and others involved in solid waste in developing countries who can use the information presented here to guide their decision making. The Source Book provides substantive information and ideas, along with a long list of institutional sour+ces of information, in the hope that all the information given will stimulate readers to contact organizations that can give them even more effective assistance.
Sales Number: E. 97.III.D.97     ISBN: 92-807-1503-8     No.6     Pages: 448pp.     Price: $60.00

International Tropical Timber Agreement
This is the official conference document containing the actual text of the Agreement which covers areas such as: trade, research, marketing and the global timber industry's focus on the process of sustainable development.
Sales Number: E. 94.II.D.23     ISBN: 92-1-112163-9      1994     Pages: 46pp.     Price: $12.00

IRPTC Legal File: Regulations and Guidelines on Chemicals - An Extract of the IRPTC Data Bank
The potential threat posed by the increasing production, trade and use of chemicals is a major issue partially due to the frighteningly dangerous chemical-related accidents that have occurred. This essential reference presents regulatory measures taken by countries to protect human health and the environment against the potentially toxic effects of more than 600 chemicals. In an effort to make this reference more effective, it has now been published in three volumes to accommodate the increased number of chemicals and countries it covers. Included is a user's guide.
Sales Number: E. 93.III.D.4     ISBN: 92-807-1389-2     1992/93     3 Vols     Pages: 2527pp.     
Price: $150.00

IRPTC Legal File: Regulations and Guidelines on Pesticides - An Extract of the IRPTC Data Bank
(Set of 2 Volumes and User's Guide)
These two volumes plus the complete Users Guide will provide the reader with up-to-date international and national recommendations and policies for the use of active ingredients in pesticides and their residue in food and other media. IRPTC has created an impressive publication covering all regulations and guidelines concerning pesticides.
Sales Number: E. 96.III.D.1     ISBN: 92-807-1544-5     1994/95     Pages: 1078pp.     
Price: $150.00

Issues and Options: The Clean Development Mechanism
While many countries are keen to secure early operation of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), important roadblocks still stand in the way of an effective mechanism for implementation. This publication explores the issues and options involved in defining the CDM's structure, operations and project activities. Its area of coverage includes: first approaches and unanswered questions; ideas for implementation; questions of design and governance; operational and institutional challenges; equity, sustainability and solidarity concerns; outstanding issues; and defining and operationalizing the CDM. Issues and Options also addresses some special issues such as: prospects for Africa, attracting Northern private sector investment for greenhouse gas reduction in the South and forest and land use projects.
Sales Number: E. 99.III.B.3     ISBN: 9211261066     Pages: 182pp.     Price: $35.00

Land Resources of the People's Republic of China
China's land resources are complex and varied; embraces a wide range of climatic and biotic zones; and includes a great variety of topographical types. This study on the classification and evaluation of land use in China discusses land-type and land-use categories for the whole of China. It also presents a focus on the remote wetlands of China's north-east.
Sales Number: E. 98.III.A.64     ISBN: 9280803492     Pages: 96pp.     Price: $20.00

Landfill of Hazardous Industrial Wastes: A Training Manual
Technical Report
Both trainers and professionals working in the field of hazardous waste management will find this Manual of great assistance. It analyses landfill problems and options faced by many national administrations around the world. The case studies and problem-solving exercises throughout the Manual can be used as the basis for realistic training courses and teaching programmes. It also describes a model training workshop and offers a resource package on how to carry out a waste survey. Included also is technical information on industrial landfills and hazardous waste management.
Sales Number: E. 93.III.D.3     ISBN: 92-807-1384-1     No.17     Pages: 315pp.     Price: $40.00

Latin America and the Caribbean in the World Economy

This publication examines the international situation and describes the main short-term trends to be observed in the global economy. It also examines the evolution of major economic groupings including the steps being taken to establish the Free Trade Area of the Americas. The book goes on to discuss trade and trade policy, and regional integration in Latin America and the Caribbean. On selected aspects of trade activity and trade policy, it compares the experiences of East Asia and Latin America in relation to industrial and trade policy, and analyses the environmental protection policies of the United States and how they have influenced the exports of some Latin American countries.
Sales Number: E. 99.II.G.3     ISBN: 92-112-1236-7 1998     Pages: 240pp.     Price: $25.00

Life Cycle Assessment: What it is and How to do it
Governments, companies and non-governmental organizations are becoming increasingly interested in life cycle assessment of products. This method of environmental analysis, which assesses the environmental impact of products throughout their entire life cycle is now coming of age. This important report will also be of great use to universities, consultancy agencies and individual consumers.
Sales Number: E. 96.III.D.2     ISBN: 92-807-1546-1     Pages: 96pp.     Price: $21.00

Long Road to Recovery, The: Community Responses to Industrial Disaster
The Long Road to Recovery is about community responses to types of industrial disasters that, going far beyond the routine, constitute "surprise" disaster. Straining against the limits of society's capacity to adjust, these disasters are producing unprecedented consequences and they are emerging faster and lasting longer than ever before. This book is the result of long-term case-studies of seven highly publicized industrial disasters that occurred in different parts of the world between 1949 and 1989 in Japan, the United States of America, Italy, India, Ukraine, Iran and Alaska.
Sales Number: E. 96.III.A.13     ISBN: 92-808-0926-1     Pages: 316pp.     Price: $30.00     F/C

Long-term Historical Changes in the Forest Resource: Case Studies of Finland, France, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, the Netherlands, Sweden and the United States of America
Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
The theme of this publication continues to attract interest and the reader is given high quality case studies brought together for the first time.
Sales Number: E. 96.II.E.12     ISBN: 92-1-116649-7     No.10     Pages: 76pp.     Price: $16.00

Low-waste Technologies in Engineering Industries
This study analyses new technologies, means of automation and new methods of design and management of production which may help achieve sustainable development in industry. It examines, in particular, the use of low-waste technologies in the processing of metals and plastics and trends in the development of computer-aided production. It also touches on international standards and on the experiences of Poland, Bulgaria and the former USSR with low-waste technologies.
Sales Number: E. 93.II.E.31     ISBN: 92-1-116582-2     Pages: 176pp.     Price: $32.00

Man in the Mangroves: The Socio-economic Situation of Human Settlements in Mangrove Forests
Mangrove forests form a dynamic ecosystem, rich in resources and serving multiple ecological functions and have traditionally supported a variety of human settlements. But they are now threatened with severe damage or destruction through unrestricted commercial exploitation and reclamation. This publication examines a broad range of human-mangrove relationships around the world and the associated problems of development.
Sales Number: E. 86.III.A.7     ISBN: 9280806076     Pages: 117pp.     Price: $15.00

Managing Water for Peace in the Middle East: Alternative Strategies
To the basic question of how to sustain the region's most important resource, water, this study provides some innovative technological answers. It considers several non-conventional approaches that have the potential to resolve the water issue and no less important, contribute to making peace among the Middle East's water users.
Sales Number: E. 97.III.A.2     ISBN: 92-808-0858-3     Pages: 320pp.     Price: $35.00

Manual for Hazardous Waste Management
(Volume I: Reference Text; Volume II: Workbook)
This Manual consists of two volumes. The first volume includes comprehensive technical information on hazardous waste management for reference. The second volume is a self-study workbook for managers and shows step-by-step management methods for hazardous waste.
Sales Number: E. 95.II.F.21     ISBN: 92-1-119687-6     Pages: 562pp.     Price: $75.00     F/C

Marine Aquaculture in the Black Sea Region: Current Status and Development Options
A combination of factors, including the environmental degradation of the Black Sea, a period of overfishing, and the presence of opportunistic invader species have led to a rapid decline in the Black Sea fisheries. In this publication a group of international experts assess the status of marine aquaculture in the region and present their findings and recommendations for the future development of the industry. It also presents national reports on Bulgaria, Georgia, Romania, the Russian Federation, Turkey and the Ukraine.
Sales Number: E. 95.III.B.4     ISBN: 9211260396     Pages: 255pp.     Price: $30.00

Microbial Technologies to Overcome Environmental Problems of Persistent Pollutants
Contributions by eminent scientists make this book a valuable source of information on advanced developments in the field, for all graduate students, advanced research workers and policy makers.
Sales Number: E. 86.III.D.2     ISBN: 9280711105     Pages: 132pp.     Price: $29.00

Mineral Fertilizer Production and the Environment
This comprehensive report is intended to raise the awareness of the environmental issues inherent in the fertilizer manufacturing industry, and to highlight the concerted approaches that industry and government may take to avoid the associated impacts. The report is an integral part of the United Nations Environment Programme's Cleaner Production Programme and draws on case studies from actual practice. It highlights environmental management systems, environmental auditing and reporting, regulatory and planning framework, and processes of fertilizer production.
Sales Number: E. 97.III.D.80     ISBN: 9280716409     Pages: 158pp.     Price: $40.00

Mineral Recovery, Recycling, Waste Prevention and Confinement for Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific Region: Resource Assessment, Development and Management
Mineral resources development in most of the developing countries of the region had created a strong awareness on environmental degradation. Most countries are striving to adopt new policies, laws and regulations but lack the desired technology, experience and expertise to effectively formulate a national environmental policy. This study explores the resources and opportunities which exist in the region to further exploit the use of mineral wastes through use of new cleaner production and recovery technologies now available. It examines the social and economic implications of mineral waste, reviews policies and makes numerous recommendations in an effort to promote sustainable development.
Sales Number: E. 96.II.F.95     Vol.I     Pages: 199pp.     Price: $25.00

Monitoring Industrial Emissions and Wastes
Technical Report
A new and important manual relevant to most industries. Proceedures are given for the stages and steps required to carry out systematic monitoring programmes. It demonstrates how monitoring programmes can be implemented by companies, whether "in-house" or by special monitoring organizations. It is designed for use by a wide range of professionals, including plant managers, technical staff, monitoring teams and government agencies.
Sales Number: E. 97.III.D.96     ISBN: 92-807-1434-1     No.27     Pages: 140pp.     Price: $40.00

Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer: 1998 Report of the Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heat Pumps Technical Options Committee
This publication assess the situation of refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pumps in relation to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer. It focuses on application areas; refrigerant conservation; historical data for fluorocarbon refrigerant production and consumption, as well as future estimates. Also included are annexes containing summaries of all important properties for all known refrigerants.
Sales Number: E. 99.III.D.85     ISBN: 92-807-1731-6     Pages: 288pp.     Price: $50.00

Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer: 1998 Report of the Technology and Economics Assessment Panel
The Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer requires periodic assessments of available scientific, environmental, technical and economic information. This April 1998 Report of the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel covers: essential use nominations; responses to decisions; sector updates; and the membership of the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel and Technical Options Committees.
Sales Number: E. 99.III.D.92     ISBN: 92-807-1704-9     Pages: 300pp.     Price: $50.00

Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer: Report of the Methyl Bromide Technical Options Committee, 1998 - Assessment of Alternatives to Methyl Bromide
The Methyl Bromide Technical Options Committee, established by the Parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer, identifies existing and potential alternatives to methyl bromide (MB). This 1998 assessment reports on MB usage; quantities produced and consumed; and existing and potential alternative treatments for its uses as a fumigant. Providing a developing country perspective, it also covers quarantine and pre-shipment issues and methods for reducing MB emissions.
Sales Number: E. 99.III.D.86     ISBN: 92-807-1730-8     Pages: 370pp.     Price: $90.00

Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer: Scientific Assessment of Ozone Depletion
This Scientific Assessment of Ozone Depletion was prepared in advance of the 1995 Vienna Amendment, in an effort to aid the Parties involved and provide them with the most up-to-date Scientific data on the rapidly depleting ozone layer. It is filled with reports from the foremost environmental authorities and is a summary of their current understanding of the stratospheric ozone layer and its relation to humankind.
Sales Number: E. 95.III.D.75     ISBN: 92-807-1449-X     1994     Pages: 425pp.     Price: $45.00

Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer: Report of the Aerosols, Sterilants, Miscellaneous Uses and Carbon Tetrachloride - Technical Options Committee
The Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer requires periodic assessments of available scientific, environmental, technical and economic information. This publication is one in a series of Technical Options Committee reports and assesses the situation of aerosols sterilants, miscellaneous uses and carbon tetrachloride in relation to the Protocol.
Sales Number: E. 95.III.D.72     ISBN: 9280714511 1994     Pages: 101pp.     Price: $10.00

Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer
The Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer requires periodic assessments of available scientific, environmental, technical and economic information. The following is a series of Technical Options Committee reports.

Report of the Aerosols, Sterilants, Miscellaneous Uses and Carbon Tetrachloride - Technical Options Committee
Sales Number: E. 97.III.D.95     ISBN: 92-807-1585-2     Pages: 306pp.     Price: $85.00

Report of the Economics Option Committee 1995 Assessment
Sales Number: E. 95.III.D.76     ISBN: 92-807-1452-X     1994     Pages: 198pp.     Price: $15.00

Report of the Flexible and Rigid Foams - Technical Options Committee 1995 Assessment
Sales Number: E. 95.III.D.78     ISBN: 92-807-1453-8     1994     Pages: 150pp.     Price: $10.00

Report of the Halon Fire Extinguishing Agents - Technical Options Committee
Sales Number: E. 95.III.D.73     ISBN: 92-1-127020-0     1994     Pages: 174pp.     Price: $15.00

Report of the Refrigeration, Airconditioning and Heat Pumps - Technical Options Committee 1995 Assessment
Sales Number: E. 95.III.D.81     ISBN: 92-807-1455-4     1994     Pages: 301pp.     Price: $25.00

Report of the Technology and Economics Assessment Panel 1995 Assessment
Sales Number: E. 95.III.D.80     ISBN: 92-807-1450-3     1994     Pages: 176pp.     Price: $15.00

Nations of the Earth Report
This series of three volumes is intended as a "Quick-reference Compendium" to the national reports presented by the countries that participated at the Earth Summit of 1992. These reports have been summarized to give the reader an idea of the main elements and concerns raised in the various "National Reports". It gives coverage of the policies, activities, perspectives and experiences at the national level. It is invaluable to all, especially lawyers, public health administrators, teachers and media specialists.
Sales Number: E. 92.I.17     ISBN: 92-1-100483-7     Vol.I         Pages: 285pp.     Price: $50.00
Sales Number: E. 92.I.18     ISBN: 92-1-100484-5     Vol.II        Pages: 285pp.     Price: $50.00 
Sales Number: E. 92.I.19     ISBN: 92-1-100485-3     Vol.III       Pages: 518pp.     Price: $50.00

Natural Resources and Rural Development in Arid Lands: Case Studies from Sudan
Four studies cover different questions relating to the use of natural resources in semi-arid lands. Included are special crop cultivation measures, irrigation and water supply provisions and fuel or firewood problems. The volume is enhanced by bibliographic references, charts, maps and tables. Sales Number: E. 85.III.A.5     ISBN: 9280805045     Pages: 84pp.     Price: $15.00

Natural Resources Development in the Sahel: The Role of the United Nations System
This well-documented volume focuses on the problems of socio-economic development, environmental conservation and the application of scientific knowledge and technological resources in the Sahel. It summarizes the history of aid projects to the area and concentrates upon projects conducted within the framework of the United Nations system.
Sales Number: E. 86.III.A.3     ISBN: 9280804227     Pages: 95pp.     Price: $10.00

Non-wood Goods and Services of the Forest
Based on national reports, this publication presents information on national policies; forest area and ownership; protected areas; non-wood goods; environmental services; social and cultural services; and interactions, conflicts and priority settings. The case studies presented are Austria, Canada, The Czech Republic, Finland, Sweden, Switzerland and the United States.
Sales Number: E. 98.II.E.12     ISBN: 9211166918     Pages: 50pp.     Price: $20.00

North American Timber Trends Study
UN ECE/FAO Timber and Forest Study Papers
Assessing the prospects for the supply and demand of timber, this study presents an outlook for the forest and forest product sector of North America to the year 2015.
Sales Number: E. 96.II.E.2     ISBN: 92-1-116637-3     No.9     Pages: 48pp.     Price: $25.00

North, the South, and the Environment, The: Ecological Constraints and the Global Economy
Experts from the North and the South assess the types of economic institutions, government policies and international arrangements which are needed in order to achieve sustainable development in both the industrial and developing world, and a just and economically viable relationship between them.
Sales Number: E. 98.III.A.8     ISBN: 9280809016     Pages: 288pp.     Price: $24.00

Ocean Governance: Sustainable Development of the Seas
The ocean is, like other ecosystems, vulnerable to exploitation. This publication examines the institutional implications of sustainable development of the oceans. It explores the national, regional and global dimensions of ocean governance and draws attention to the basic issues concerned with achieving the difficult task of institutional integration for the long-term sustainability of the seas.
Sales Number: E. 96.III.A.2     ISBN: 92-808-0847-7      Pages: 416pp.     Price: $35.00

Oceanic Circle, The: Governing the Seas as a Global Resource
The Oceanic Circle discusses the importance of the oceans within the global life support system, the cultural dimension of ocean space, the oceans and warfare, the wealth of the ocean and its market value and the ethical and spiritual dimension of the emerging economics of sustainable development in the oceans. It also analyses the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea and tries to capture the emerging shapes of ocean governance, examining the regimes established by the various post-United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (Rio de Janeiro, 1992), agreements and action programmes.
Sales Number: E. 99.III.A.3     ISBN: 9280810286     Pages: 266pp.     Price: $19.95

ODS Import/Export Licensing Systems Resource Module: Phasing out ODS in Developing Countries - Policy Design and Setting up of Legislation
The introduction of import/export licensing systems for ozone-depleting substances (ODS) is now mandatory for all parties to the Montreal Protocol. With practical help and step-by-step guidance, this resource module will assist the governments of developing countries in the design and establishment of import and export licensing systems. Based on the experience of developed and developing countries with systems already in place, it will be of great value for those setting up new legislation or seeking to modify existing systems.
Sales Number: E. 99.III.D.77     ISBN: 92-807-1690-5     Pages: 170pp.     Price: $50.00

Only One World: Our Own to Make and to Keep
The author Gerard Piel has undertaken an impressive task to examine the interplay between natural and social systems and the effect on human development. In-depth coverage has been given to the areas of biology and humanity, the biosphere, the human condition, energy, agricultural revolution, industrial revolution and human development. 'If world population is to be stabilized, the industrial revolution of poor countries must be accelerated', stated the author, 'and to keep this only one world, the exploiter of nature must become steward.'
Sales Number: E. 92.I.5     ISBN: 9211005280     Pages: 367pp.     Price: $21.95

Partnerships for Sustainable Development: The Role of Business and Industry
Business and industry have a critical role to play in the process of partnership building for sustainable development. This publication, an example of cross-border and cross-sector partnership, presents case studies from around the world. They highlight the variety and complexity of the challenges faced and show the creativity and energy that is available for solving them, especially at the local level.
Sales Number: E. 94.III.D.5     ISBN: 1899159002     Pages: 92pp.     Price: $17.00

Perception of Desertification
Most studies of desertification, acknowledge the role of human activity in affecting and often initiating the process. That human activity is in response to a variety of decisions on and systems of resource management. This publication provides studies of resource management in four areas where desertification is said to be occurring and documents the role of perception of desertification in the decision-making on resource management. The studies are on the dry zone of Sri Lanka, the Southern Great Plains of North America, the Murray Mallee of Southern Australia and the irrigation of the Murray Valley in South Australia.
Sales Number: E. 98.III.A.67     ISBN: 9280801902     Pages: 140pp.     Price: $15.00

Pollution of Lakes and Reservoirs, The
UNEP/GEMS Environment Library
Good management of the world's freshwater resources depends on understanding their value and the major problems confronting them. This publication documents the state of the world's lakes and reservoirs and suggests ways of managing them better. This is the twelfth of the series on UNEP/GEMS Environment Library.
Sales Number: E. 95.III.D.59     ISBN: 92-1-100584-1      No.12     Pages: 40pp.     Price: $10.00

Population, Environment and Development
There is now full realization that there are important relations linking population, economic development and the environment. This publication not only gives an over-view of how they interact but also discusses the vital linkages; trends and key issues; and how they impact upon each other. It also presents discussion papers and recommendations on the problems associated with and flowing from patterns of development, environmental degradation and population growth.
Sales Number: E. 94.XIII.7     ISBN: 92-1-151265-4     Pages: 285pp.     Price: $30.00

Potentials and Policy Implications of Energy and Material Efficiency Improvement
There is a growing awareness of serious problems associated with the provision of sufficient energy to meet human needs and to fuel economic growth worldwide. This study, conducted by international experts, focuses on determination of the potentials for energy and material efficiency improvement and subsequent policy implications. It discusses trends in energy use in four major economic sectors - agriculture, industry, buildings and transport. Policy recommendations and conclusions are also presented.
Sales Number: E. 97.II.A.3     ISBN: 92-1-104477-4     Pages: 112pp.     Price: $15.00

Poverty and the Environment: Reconciling Short-term Needs with Long-term Sustainability Goals
Few aspects of development are so complex as the need to reconcile anti-poverty and pro-environment goals. It is difficult to understand the interlinkages between poverty, environment, population growth and development. This publication brings environmental perspectives to bear on the quandaries and questions that had dominated the World Summit for Social Development in Copenhagen. It elaborates on an integrated approach to sustainable development which has the key criterion of meeting the needs of the least advantaged and most vulnerable members of society.
Sales Number: E. 95.III.D.65     ISBN: 92-807-1474-0     Pages: 156pp.     Price: $14.95

Promoting the Transfer and Use of Environmentally Sound Technology: A Review of Policies
Science and Technology Issues
The spectrum of the debate on environmentally sound technologies is as lively as the broader debate on environment and development. Amidst the spectrum is the realism that a world where three fourths of the people live below the so-called "modern standard", technology can neither be done away with nor can it be blindly trusted. This point of realism provides common ground for constructive work on the technology dimension of the environment and development nexus. This study discusses several opinions on this subject and examines the extent to which the proposed measures are likely to increase access to transfer and diffusion of environmentally sound technologies.
Sales Number: E. 96.II.D.4     ISBN: 92-1-112397-6     Pages: 60pp.     Price: $19.00

Promotion of Women's Participation in Water Resources Development
Reviews new approaches developed over the course of the decade, including technologies and non-technological measures and the participation of women and the community in the operation and maintenance of water supply and sanitation facilities.
Sales Number: E. 90.II.A.24     ISBN: 9211043549     Pages: 63pp.     Price: $12.00

Prospects for Sustained Development of the Palestinian Economy: Strategies and Policies for Reconstruction and Development
When the Palestinian Authority began to exercise its functions in May 1994, the economic situation reflected disequilibria and fragmentation in all markets, coupled with a virtual paralysis of the public sector. This publication presents an in-depth report on the development prospects for the Palestinian economy in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
Sales Number: E. 97.II.D.99     Pages: 144pp.     Price: $25.00

Protecting our Planet: Securing our Future
Drawing on a wide variety of international scientific and technical assessments and policy reports, this comprehensive study depicts the linkages - both physical and biochemical - between important environmental issues. It also discusses how interlinked, global environmental issues can be confronted in an integrated manner and how such issues influence our ability to meet basic human needs. Fully illustrated throughout, Protecting Our Planet: Securing Our Future is recommended for the wider environmental and policy community.
Sales Number: E. 99.III.D.75     Pages: 116pp.     Price: $25.00

Protecting the Ozone Layer Through Trade Measures: Reconciling the Trade Provisions of the Montreal Protocol and the Rules of the GATT
Environment and Trade Series
This paper provides an overview of the history of the Montreal Protocal on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer, examines the necessity and effectiveness of the Protocol's trade measures and evalustes the measures for consistency with the trade rules of the General Agreement on Trade and Tariffs. It also examines possible mechanisms for settling disputes which may arise as a result of the interpretation and implementation of the Protocol's trade measures.
Sales Number: E. 95.III.D.62     ISBN: 92-1-127010-3     No.6     Pages: 120pp.     Price: $10.00

Protecting the Ozone Layer: Aerosols, Sterilants, Carbon Tetrachloride and Miscellaneous Uses
Why should CFCs and other ozone-depleting substances (ODS) be phased out? What substitutes are available? What alternative technologies can be adopted? Where can further information and advice be obtained? Designed for decision-makers, among others, this series of technical brochures provides plain answers to these questions and many more in the fields of: refrigerants, solvents, coatings and adhesives, fire extinguishing substances, foams and aerosols, sterilants, carbon tetrachloride and miscellaneous uses.
Sales Number: E. 92.III.D.9     ISBN: 9280713361     Vol.5     Pages: 40pp.     Price: $15.00

Protecting the Ozone Layer: Fire Extinguishing Substances
Why should CFCs and other ozone-depleting substances (ODS) be phased out? What substitutes are available? What alternative technologies can be adopted? Where can further information and advice be obtained? Designed for decision-makers, among others, this series of technical brochures provides plain answers to these questions and many more in the fields of: refrigerants, solvents, coatings and adhesives, fire extinguishing substances, foams and aerosols, sterilants, carbon tetrachloride and miscellaneous uses.
Sales Number: E. 92.III.D.8     ISBN: 9280713353     Vol.3     Pages: 32pp.     Price: $15.00

Protecting the Ozone Layer: Foams
Why should CFCs and other ozone-depleting substances (ODS) be phased out? What substitutes are available? What alternative technologies can be adopted? Where can further information and advice be obtained? Designed for decision-makers, among others, this series of technical brochures provides plain answers to these questions and many more in the fields of: refrigerants, solvents, coatings and adhesives, fire extinguishing substances, foams and aerosols, sterilants, carbon tetrachloride and miscellaneous uses.
Sales Number: E. 92.III.D.10     ISBN: 928071337X     Vol.4     Pages: 40pp.     Price: $15.00

Protecting the Ozone Layer: Refrigerants
Why should CFCs and other ozone-depleting substances (ODS) be phased out? What substitutes are available? What alternative technologies can be adopted? Where can further information and advice be obtained? Designed for decision-makers, among others, this series of technical brochures provides plain answers to these questions and many more in the fields of: refrigerants, solvents, coatings and adhesives, fire extinguishing substances, foams and aerosols, sterilants, carbon tetrachloride and miscellaneous uses.
Sales Number: E. 92.III.D.6     ISBN: 9280713337     Vol.1     Pages: 40pp.     Price: $15.00

Protecting the Ozone Layer: Solvents, Coatings and Adhesives
Why should CFCs and other ozone-depleting substances (ODS) be phased out? What substitutes are available? What alternative technologies can be adopted? Where can further information and advice be obtained? Designed for decision-makers, among others, this series of technical brochures provides plain answers to these questions and many more in the fields of: refrigerants, solvents, coatings and adhesives, fire extinguishing substances, foams and aerosols, sterilants, carbon tetrachloride and miscellaneous uses.
Sales Number: E. 92.III.D.7     ISBN: 9280713345     Vol.2     Pages: 40pp.     Price: $15.00

Protection and Sustainable Use of Waters: Recommendations to ECE Governments
ECE Water Series
Apart from the numerous recommendations to be adapted at the Government level, this publication also suggests an action plan, including activities to be undertaken at the regional level.
Sales Number: E. 95.II.E.14     ISBN: 92-1-116627-6     No.2     Pages: 48pp.     Price: $24.00

Protection of Transboundary Waters: Guidance for Policy and Decision-making
ECE Water Series
The target group for this new publication comprises of decision-makers in environmental and water ministries and agencies, plus all those who are responsible for managing the monitoring and assessment of transboundary rivers. The character of these guidelines is strategic rather than technical and they will prove invaluable to all interested parties.
Sales Number: E. 96.II.E.25     ISBN: 92-1-116658-6     No.3      Pages: 44pp.      Price: $18.00

Protection of Water Resources, Water Quality and Aquatic Ecosystems in Asia and the Pacific
An extremely useful publication for all countries especially those in the ESCAP region, in their efforts towards national protection of their water resources and aquatic ecosystems.
Sales Number: E. 95.II.F.12     ISBN: 9211196779      Pages: 326pp.     Price: $40.00

Quaternary Stratigraphy of Asia and the Pacific IGCP 296 (1990) China, Hong Kong, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Viet Nam and Australia
Contains an overview of the progress made by quaternary specialists, a bibliography of papers on the quaternary of east and southeast Asia and a summary of French literature on the quaternary of Cambodia, Lao People's Democratic Republic and Viet Nam.
Sales Number: E. 91.II.F.17     ISBN: 9211195861      Pages: 64pp.     Price: $25.00

Quaternary Stratigraphy of Asia and the Pacific IGCP 296 (ESCAP Atlas of Stratigraphy XII)
Contains an overview of the progress made by quaternary specialists, a bibliography of papers on the quaternary of east and southeast Asia and a summary of French literature on the quaternary of Cambodia, Lao People's Democratic Republic and Viet Nam.
Sales Number: E. 93.II.F.15     ISBN: 9211196205      Pages: 104pp.     Price: $35.00

Quaternary Stratigraphy of Asia and the Pacific IGCP 296: China, Malaysia, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Republic of Korea, Australia and New Zealand
Contains an overview of the progress made by quaternary specialists, a bibliography of papers on the quaternary of east and southeast Asia and a summary of French literature on the quaternary of Cambodia, Lao People's Democratic Republic and Viet Nam.
Sales Number: E. 91.II.F.16     ISBN: 9211195837     1989      Pages: 114pp.     Price: $35.00

Rational Use of Water and its Treatment in the Chemical Industry
This study analyzes the present situation and new developments in the methods of rational use of water at chemical plants and the processes used for its treatment with consequent recirculation. Special attention is paid in the study to the consumption of water in various sectors of the chemical industry.
Sales Number: E. 91.II.E.3     ISBN: 9211165008      Pages: 146pp.     Price: $38.00

Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods
Known as the Orange Book, this directory provides an extensive list of dangerous goods and their control in transport by air, rail, road, sea and inland waterways. It covers classification and definitions of all dangerous substances; packaging, labelling and relevant shipping documentation; and training of transport workers. This manual is indispensable to national and international regulatory authorities, lawyers, manufacturers, shippers and packers concerned with the regulations imposed by the different governments and international organizations regarding the transport of dangerous goods.
Sales Number: E. 93.VIII.1     ISBN: 92-1-139042-7     8th Edition     Pages: 528pp.     Price: $80.00
Sales Number: E. 95.VIII.1     ISBN: 92-1-139048-6     9th Edition     Pages: 549pp.     Price: $95.00

Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Manual of Tests and Criteria
A compilation of the various tests which enable a competent authority to classify explosive substances and articles. This new edition is divided into three parts, each containing classification procedures, test methods and criteria relating to explosives and combustible liquids and solids.
Sales Number: E. 95.VIII.2     ISBN: 92-1-139049-4     2nd Rev. Ed.     Pages: 398pp.     Price: $60.00

Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions: The Role of Voluntary Programmes
Governments and industries among others, will find this publication helpful in identifying opportunities for voluntary programmes and in designing, structuring and monitoring such initiatives. It presents information on ten (10) case studies on voluntary programmes and an equal amount of case studies on opportunities from both developed and developing countries.
Sales Number: E. 98.III.D.99     ISBN: 9280716778      Pages: 136pp.     Price: $45.00

Regions at Risk: Comparisons of Threatened Environments
Nine critical environmental regions are examined through formal definitions and a detailed look into the concepts of environmental criticality and endangerment. This innovative study provides an up-to-date synthesis of vast amounts of here-to-fore inaccessible data.
Sales Number: E. 96.III.A.1     ISBN: 92-808-0848-6      Pages: 600pp.     Price: $38.00

Register of International Treaties and Other Agreements in the Field of the Environment
The present volume contains all the information on the status of multilateral environmental treaties as of 30 June 1992 provided by Governments and international organizations acting as depositaries to the respective treaties. It takes into account information on further development of multilateral environmental treaties received by the UNEP secretariat up to 30 November 1992.
Sales Number: E. 96.III.D.80     1993     Pages: 308pp.     Price: $20.00

Regulations to Control Ozone-depleting Substances:
A Guidebook

The need to design, implement and enforce effective regulatory, legislative and policy frameworks to support the phase-out of ozone depleting substances (ODSs) is an urgent concern of many countries. This Guidebook is of great assistance to those responsible for structuring and drafting regulations to control and eliminate the use of ODSs. It provides a brief overview of the structure and strategies in existing ODS regulations which encompasses all governmental directives of a legally-binding nature. It also includes information about governmental guidelines, voluntary agreements and cooperation with industry, cooperation with industry associations, economic disincentives and labelling schemes.
Sales Number: E. 97.III.D.83     ISBN: 92-807-1621-2     Price: $70.00     F/C

Report of Regional Consultations held for UNEP's First Global Environment Outlook
Environment Information and Assessment Technical Report
In an effort to contribute to the Global Environment Outlook, this publication provides guidance and input on the environmental concerns from regional perspectives, reasons for the occurrence of the problems and their impacts as well as to examine the policy responses that are being implemented and future policy directions required to effectively address the problems.
Sales Number: E. 97.III.D.89     ISBN: 92-807-1635-2     No.3     Pages: 136pp.     Price: $20.00    F/C

Report of the Global Conference on the Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States
(Bridgetown, Barbados, 26 Apr-6 May 1994)
This is the Official Report of the Conference containing the Declaration of Barbados, reaffirming the principles and commitments to sustainable development. It emphasizes the vulnerability of small island states to environmental disasters and ocean pollution. It also contains the Proceedings of the Conference and the Plan of Action.
Sales Number: E. 94.I.18     ISBN: 92-1-100538-8     Pages: 91pp.     Price: $12.50

Report of the Intergovernmental Consultative Committee on the Regional Space Applications Programme for Sustainable Development on its Fourth Session

The publication combines the reports of three committees: the Intergovernmental Consultative Committee Meeting, the Regional Working Groups and the Meeting of the Subcommittee on their discussions on Space Applications for Sustainable Development. The Committees evaluated the progress made in the past two years, reviewed the project profiles developed by the different task forces and study teams set up in 1997, and provided useful inputs into the concept paper on the preparations for the Ministerial Conference drafted by the ESCAP secretariat. Common to all meetings of the regional working groups was a session on technical presentations by experts on state-of-the-art space technology applications, which participants found to be extremely useful.
Sales Number: E. 99.II.F.16     ISBN: 92-111-9883-6     Pages: 180pp.     Price: $25.00

Report of the UNEP/RIVM/PE Workshop on Global and Regional Modeling of Food Production and Land Use and the Long-term Impact of Degradation of Land and Water Resources
Environment Information and Assessment Meeting Report
Integrated modelling of consequences of degradation of land and water is receiving more and more attention from both policy and science communities. This publication review the performance of models for exploring future land use changes at global an regional levels and considers the relevance of model outputs to policy makers. Major socio-economic driving forces and agricultural production potentials, environmental quality and degradation of soil and water were taken into account. The nine studies discussed by specialists on key themes and policy-advisors were presented by their developers.
Sales Number: E. 97.III.D.90     No.2     Pages: 62pp.     Price: $20.00     F/C

Report of the Workshop on the Transfer and Development of Environmentally Sound Technologies
The topics discussed in this booklet analyse the issues involved in the generation, transfer, diffusion and financing of environmentally sound technologies (ESTs) as well as policies and measures promoting them.
Sales Number: E. 94.II.D.1     ISBN: 92-1-112335-6     Pages: 51pp.     Price: $10.00

Report on the Meeting on Integrated Environmental Assessment/Global Environmental Outlook (IEA/GEO) Core Data Working Group
Environment Information and Assessment Meeting Report
In an effort to have a more effective, efficient and desirable process of coping with data-related issues in global reporting, this publication, through the inaugural meeting of the Core Data Working Group for Integrated Environment Assessment, presents a list of limited number of existing core data sets for Integrated Environment Assessments and Global Environment Outlook studies and identify major data gaps and shortcomings. It also presents a set of relistic strategies and actions to make such data more easily accessible to agencies and institutions.
Sales Number: E. 97.III.D.91     1996     No.1     Pages: 46pp.     Price: $20.00     F/C

Review of Mineral Resources Potential and Policy for Development in North-East Asia
The countries of North-east Asia have a recognized mineral resource base and potential for fuel and non-fuel minerals. This publication addresses issues related to the development of both fuel and non-fuel, land and marine minerals in North-East Asia. Review of Mineral Resources Potential and Policy for Development examines the current status and trends of minerals development in the North-East Asian countries in regard to their socio-economic development. It also reviews the national development policies of the countries in the region, the subregional prospects in mineral development and international cooperation activities in support of such minerals development.
Sales Number: E. 98.II.F.54     ISBN: 9211198437     Vol.2     Pages: 386pp.     Price: $80.00

Road Transport and the Environment: Areas of Concern for the Asian and Pacific Region
Road Transport and the Environment, presents an evaluation of the current situation in the Asian and Pacific region, according to economic growth and the state of road transport development. It identifies the road transport related environmental problems and analyses their causes and applicable remedial measures. The publication also presents a classification of the environmental problems under the headings of road-, vehicle-, user-, or policy-related.
Sales Number: E. 98.II.F.52     ISBN: 9211198410     Pages: 188pp.     Price: $35.00

Role of Economic Instruments in Integrating Environmental Policy with Sectoral Policies
The role of economic instruments in environmental policies has increased during the last decade and it is clear that this increase will continue. This publication assesses the different types of experiences encountered by countries in the European region. Some areas of focus include: mixing economic instruments with other regulations or voluntary agreements; the opportunities for an increased use of environmental taxes and charges; and the use of economic instruments in European Transition economies. Case studies are presented on such countries as: the Czech Republic, the Russian Federation, Slovenia, Hungary, France and the Republic of Moldova.
Sales Number: E. GV.98.0.18     ISBN: 9211007771     Pages: 164pp.     Price: $45.00

Role of Science in the Uruguay Round and NAFTA Trade Disciplines, The
Environment and Trade Series
The author, David A. Wirth, examines the increasingly important role of science in the structure and operation of international trade agreements. This paper analyses and summarizes the relevant texts, including the original 1947 GATT, the Uruguay Round and the NAFTA texts on standards. It considers the role of science in the standard-setting process with reference to the abundant literature on this topic. It also takes up the question of the application of the science-based trade disciplines in the Uruguay Round and NAFTA texts in the context of the quasi-adjudicatory trade agreement dispute settlement process.
Sales Number: E. 95.III.D.64     ISBN: 92-1-127013-8     No.8 68pp.     Price: $10.00

Rural Development in the White Nile Province, Sudan
This study of the opportunities and constraints inherent in rural change, examines the physical environment and the interaction of human responses both to the environment and to the introduction of change in rural change, concentrating on a region which has a pastoralist tradition and has experienced success with raincrops.
Sales Number: E. 86.III.A.5     ISBN: 9280805797     ISBN: 142pp.     Price: $15.00

Save the Black Sea (Poster)
This colourful poster of the many endangered species in their natural habitat is bordered by the message "Save the Black Sea" in different languages spoken in the countries that surround the Black Sea.
Sales Number: M. 98.III.B.5     Price: $10.00

Scanning the Global Environment: A Framework and Methodology for Integrating Environmental Reporting and Assessment
The development and elaboration of strategic environmental policy needs better support. To this end, information should be provided about the past, current and future state of the environment, as a function of demographic and socio-economic developments. In this important new report a framework is sketched for this type of assessments at the regional and global level.
Sales Number: E. 96.III.D.84     ISBN: 92-807-1491-0     Pages: 68pp.     Price: $20.00

Science and Technology in the New Global Environment: Implications for Developing Countries
Science and Technology Issues
A new publication in this vital and timely series. It deals concisely with the implications of technological and regulatory trends for the developing world, explicitly setting forth a number of main conclusions for all to see.
Sales Number: E. 95.II.D.14     ISBN: 92-1-112383-6     Pages: 64pp.     Price: $19.00

Scientific Assessment of Ozone Depletion

This Scientific Assessment was prepared by the world's leading experts in the atmospheric sciences, under the auspices of the World Meteorological Organization and the United Nations Environment Programme. Prepared as input to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer, the two-volume assessment focuses on: halocarbon, ozone and temperature changes; advances in understanding the processes involved; impacts of ozone changes; and predictions of future changes.
Sales Number: E. 99.III.D.94     ISBN: 92-807-1722-7 1998 Vol.I&II     Pages: 700pp.     Price: $135.00

Scientific Assessment of Ozone Depletion: Executive Summary
Global Ozone Research and Monitoring Project
The scientific assessment summarized in this book is the latest in a series of reports prepared by the world's leading experts in the atmospheric sciences and under the auspices of the World Meteorological Organization and the United Nations Environment Programme. The interested reader is given a summary of the current understanding of the stratospheric ozone layer and its relation to humankind.
Sales Number: E. 96.III.D.95     1994     No.37     Pages: 36pp.     Price: $15.00

Selected Funding Sources for Environmental Projects to Small Islands
An invaluable report which will assist all small island developing States avail themselves of resources that have been made available by the international community for implementing important environmental projects.
Sales Number: E. 96.II.A.2     ISBN: 92-1-104455-3     Pages: 64pp.     Price: $9.95

Selected Multilateral Treaties in the Field of the Environmental
UNEP Reference Series
Compiled at the request of the General Assembly of the UN and the Governing Council of UNEP, a unique publication which registers international conventions and protocols in the field of the environment. Regularly updated it comes in two main parts:a summary of the conventions and other information relating to them in chronological order and the texts of the conventions, also listed chronologically. Volume 1 covers treaties up to l979.
Sales Number: E. 96.III.D.89     ISBN: 92-807-1025-6     Vol.I     No.3     Pages: 536pp.     Price: $100.00

Self-Regulation of Environmental Management: An Analysis of Guidelines Set by World Industry Association for their Member Firms
Environment Series
An important new study which shows among other things that environmental and economic excellence are highly compatible. The volume will make interesting and informative reading for all those involved with the environment, business and industry, at every level and on both the national and international scene.
Sales Number: E. 96.II.A.5     ISBN: 92-1-104458-8 No.5     Pages: 168pp.     Price: $35.00

Soqotra Proceedings of the First International Symposium on Soqotra Island: Present and Future
The Island of Soqotra is undoubtedly a most precious natural asset. It has been nominated as a 'World Heritage Site' and as a 'Man and Biosphere Reserve'. It has a rich and unique biodiversity that is unrivalled in the Indian Ocean and in the Arabian Region. This publication, the first in the Soqotra Technical Series, contains a selection of papers presented at the first International Symposium on Soqotra Island. It presents an up-to-date overview of the current knowledge of the Island and its surrounding seas. The book discusses the 850 plant species, the animal world, the resident human population and the future economic development of the island with regard to the preservation of its ecological and cultural identity. This picturesque book would be fascinating for nature lovers and scientists.
Sales Number: E. 98.III.R.1     ISBN: 9211295017     Vol.I     Pages: 328pp.     Price: $45.00

Sourcebook of Alternative Technologies for Freshwater Augmentation in Africa
Freshwater resources have been dwindling over the years, while the demand for high quality water has been steadily increasing. Aimed particularly at water resource planners and managers, this reference document presents a comprehensive overview of the technologies for the augmentation of freshwater supplies. The book is divided into three main parts: part one introduces the topic; part two deals specifically with the alternative technologies and offers detailed technology profiles; and part three presents case studies of selected technologies successfully adopted in the region.
Sales Number: E. 99.III.D.82     ISBN: 92-807-1708-8     Pages: 182pp.     Price: $50.00

Sourcebook of Alternative Technologies for Freshwater Augmentation in East and Central Europe
Sales Number:E. 99.III.D.80     ISBN: 92-807-1708-8     Pages: 134pp.     Price: $50.00

Sourcebook of Alternative Technologies for Freshwater Augmentation in Latin America and the Caribbean
Sales Number: E. 99.III.D.79     ISBN: 92-807-1708-8     Pages: 258pp.     Price: $50.00

Sourcebook of Alternative Technologies for Freshwater Augmentation in Small Island Developing States
Sales Number: E. 99.III.D.78     ISBN: 92-807-1508-8     Pages: 232pp.     Price: $50.00

Sourcebook of Alternative Technologies for Freshwater Augmentation in some Asian Countries
Sales Number: E. 99.III.D.81     ISBN: 92-807-1708-8     Pages: 192pp.     Price: $50.00

Sources and Effects of Ionizing Radiation: United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation - Report to the General Assembly, with Scientific Annexes
The wide readership of this book by individuals, government officials, scientists and medical specialists is due to concern about the possible hazards of natural and man-made sources of radiation. This publication presents the consequences of exposures to radiation by the use of radiobiological research and results of epidemiological studies. It also summarizes and evaluates sources of human radiation exposures, discusses principal features of radiation risk perception and gives a brief summary and indication of perspectives.
Sales Number: E. 94.IX.11 ISBN: 92-1-142211-6     1994     Pages: 272pp.     Price: $45.00
Sales Number: E. 96.IX.3      ISBN: 92-1-142219-1     1996     Pages: 92pp.       Price: $25.00

Sources and Nature of Water Quality Problems in Asia and the Pacific
This publication provides a clear picture of the state of water quality in rivers of countries in Asia and the Pacific. The study covers such areas as: identification of water quality problems; sources of pollution to rivers; impacts of water quality problems on availability and use of water; management of water quality in rivers; and activities planned for water quality protection and rehabilitation. Individual country case studies are presented and recommendations made.
Sales Number: E. 98.II.F.61      ISBN: 9211198488     Pages: 174pp.     Price: $18.00

South-East Asia's Environmental Future: The Search for Sustainability
South-East Asia's economic success since the 1950s has placed heavy demands on its natural resources and on the capacity of its environment to sustain continued development. By the end of the 1980s, there was growing concern that present forms of development are unsustainable. This publication analyses the driving forces of change, climatic uncertainties and a number of major issues such as deforestation, sustainability of food production, the deteriorating urban and marine environments, and the institutional problems lying in the way of better environmental management. In its conclusion, it argues for basic change in the approach to development, if current growth is not to rob the next generation of many of the resources which they will require.
Sales Number: E. 98.III.A.13      ISBN: 9280808230     Pages: 454pp.     Price: $40.00

South-North Challenges in Global Forestry
South-North Challenges in Global Forestry addresses the types of transitions operating in global forestry and evaluates the significance of trends. The publication is part of an applied research and policy analysis series on structural changes affecting the developing and transitional economies.
Sales Number: E. 98.III.A.61     Pages: 38pp.     Price: $5.00

Spatial Data Sets for Environment Assessment: Towards Bridging the Data Gap
Environment Information and Assessment Technical Report
Until recently, it was virtually impossible to obtain historical, time-series data over large areas owing to lack of Earth-observing systems. A number of such systems from many countries now provide data covering almost all parts of the Earth on a regular basis. This publication includes examples of the satellite-derived and other data sets available through the North American node of UNEP/GRID. It covers recently developed, global and continental topographic, drainage basin, land cover and population data for analyzing environment and developmental interactions.
Sales Number: E. 97.III.D.86     ISBN: 92-807-1636-0     No.4     Pages: 68pp.     Price: $20.00     F/C

State of the Environment Reporting: Source Book of Methods and Approaches
Environment Information and Assessment Technical Report
The Source Book is meant to help move towards greater harmonization of environmental information through development and encouragement of common approaches, practices and terminology. It provides a comparative evaluation of the various alternative approaches that are available for the development, production and dissemination of environmental information.
Sales Number: E. 96.III.D.86     ISBN: 92-807-1583-6     No.1     Pages: 144pp.     Price: $20.00

State of the Environment in Asia and the Pacific
The rapid pace of development in the Asia and the Pacific region had been accompanied by widespread over-exploitation of environmental resources and by more frequent and severe instances of acute pollution. Focusing on the theme of sustainable development, this publication reports on the environmental situation of the region. Emphasis is placed on the physical environment; the ecosystems; the cause and effect relationship between development and environment; and trends, both in the region as a whole and in the sub-regions. It also evaluates the social, economic and environmental factors that determine sustainability. In addition, the publication highlights the major areas of concern and the principal challenges and issues for action by Governments, intergovernmental organizations, non-governmental organizations and private enterprises in the region.
Sales Number: E. 97.II.F.93     1995     Pages: 662pp.     Price: $75.00

State of Transboundary Air Pollution, The
Air Pollution Studies
The focus of the publication is to review the status of national policies implemented since the 1979 Convention and its related protocols on sulphur compounds, nitrogen oxides and volatile organic compounds. It also contains the results from an integrated assessment modelling analysis of sulphur abatement strategies and provides the executive summary of the 1994 report on Forest Condition in Europe.
Sales Number: E. 96.II.E.21     ISBN: 92-1-116653-5     No.12     Pages: 96pp.     Price: $25.00

Steel Industry and the Environment: Technical and Management Issues
Personnel responsible for day-to-day plant operations, those in government, regulatory or standard-setting organizations, or those seeking to influence them, such as industry associations will find this publication to be their main source of reference. It gives an overview of current and best practices used in the different steelmaking processes to prevent pollution, reports on the latest pollution control equipment available and explains how by-products can be efficiently re-processed. A systematic approach to management through the use of formalised Environmental Management Systems (EMS) is examined, as well as some of the other valuable tools such as environmental impact assessment, cleaner production assessment, life-cycle assessment and environmental reporting.
Sales Number: E. 97.III.D.75     ISBN: 9280716514     Pages: 156pp.     Price: $70.00

Strategies and Policies for Air Pollution Abatement
Up-to-date information on air pollution studies that would help in the development of policies and strategies towards combating the discharge of air pollutants. It presents the exchange of information on national, subregional and regional policies to control sulphur compounds and other major air pollutants.
Sales Number: E. 91.II.E.29     ISBN: 9211165172 1990     Pages: 56pp.    Price: $15.00

Strategies and Policies for Air Pollution Abatement
Up-to-date information on air pollution studies that would help in the development of policies and strategies towards combating the discharge of air pollutants. It presents the exchange of information on national, subregional and regional policies to control sulphur compounds and other major air pollutants.
Sales Number: E. 95.II.E.15     ISBN: 92-1-116628-4     1994     Pages: 138pp.     Price: $33.00

Stratigraphic Correlation Between Sedimentary Basins of the ESCAP Region (ESCAP Atlas of Stratigraphy No. V, Republic of Korea)
This study will enhance and facilitate our understanding of this important and complicated subject. It will enlighten all on Triassic history and will advance the study of biological and sedimentary environments of the Triassic.
Sales Number: E. 86.II.F.5     ISBN: 9211194067     Vol.XI     Pages: 34pp.     Price: $25.00

Stratigraphic Correlation Between Sedimentary Basins of the ESCAP Region (ESCAP Atlas of Stratigraphy No. VIII: Afghanistan and Australia)
This study will enhance and facilitate our understanding of this important and complicated subject. It will enlighten all on Triassic history and will advance the study of biological and sedimentary environments of the Triassic.
Sales Number: E. 90.II.F.5     ISBN: 9211195586     Vol.XIV     Pages: 32pp.     Price: $25.00

Stratigraphic Correlation Between Sedimentary Basins of the ESCAP Region (ESCAP Atlas of Stratigraphy No.IV, People's Republic of China)
This study will enhance and facilitate our understanding of this important and complicated subject. It will enlighten all on Triassic history and will advance the study of biological and sedimentary environments of the Triassic.
Sales Number: E. 85.II.F.13     ISBN: 9211192722     Vol.X     Pages: 83pp.     Price: $25.00

Stratigraphic Correlation Between Sedimentary Basins of the ESCAP Region (ESCAP Atlas of Stratigraphy No.IX Triassic Biostratigraphy and Paleogeography of Asia)
This study will enhance and facilitate our understanding of this important and complicated subject. It will enlighten all on Triassic history and will advance the study of biological and sedimentary environments of the Triassic.
Sales Number: E. 90.II.F.9     ISBN: 9211195608     Vol.XV     Pages: 96pp.     Price: $25.00

Stratigraphic Correlation Between Sedimentary Basins of the ESCAP Region (ESCAP Atlas of Stratigraphy No.VI, Social Republic of Vietnam)
This study will enhance and facilitate our understanding of this important and complicated subject. It will enlighten all on Triassic history and will advance the study of biological and sedimentary environments of the Triassic.
Sales Number: E. 86.II.F.21     ISBN: 9211194296     Vol.XII     Pages: 211pp.     Price: $25.00

Structural and Ownership Changes in the Chemical Industry of Countries in Transition
Recognizing the central role of the chemical industry in all other manufacturing industries, this comprehensive study compares economic and industrial developments in the countries of central and eastern Europe. The study contains analytical and statistical data and is designed to assist private sector investors in understanding the position of the chemical industry in each of the countries under review.
Sales Number: E. 97.II.E.17     ISBN: 9211166756     Pages: 172pp.     Price: $75.00

Survey of the Structure of the Sawmilling Industry in the ECE/FAO Region
Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
In this publication the structure and capacity of the sawmilling industry is analysed so that governments and all interested parties can be continuously informed of structure trends in this sector.
Sales Number: E. 95.II.E.12     ISBN: 92-1-116624-1      No.7     Pages: 61pp.     Price: $12.00

Sustainable Development Finance: Opportunities and Obstacles
Four years after the Rio Summit only very limited progress is discernible in the implementation of the recommendations on financial issues contained in Agenda 21. The collection of papers contained in this book identify a number of policy approaches which could assist in meeting financial objectives of Agenda 21. They constitute a wide-ranging and up-to-date overview of policies and the experiences of various countries, both developed and developing; from international and regional organizations, from the private sector and from academia. It pays considerable attention to the potential role of the private sector in sustainable development, including the scope for public-private partnerships and more effective use of official development finance. It also explores approaches to mobilizing resources.
Sales Number: E. 96.II.A.19     ISBN: 92-1-104473-1     Pages: 256pp.     Price: $35.00

Sustainable Development of Water Resources in Asia and the Pacific: An Overview
Arguing that the role of development and use of fresh water must not exceed certain limits if ecological balance is to be maintained, this publication reviews the situation of water resources development and use in the Asia-Pacific region. The findings presented on an individual country basis, will prove to be most useful to decision makers and professionals in the field of water development, management and academics.
Sales Number: E. 98.II.F.39     ISBN: 9211198267     Pages: 178pp.     Price: $25.00

Sustainable Management of Soil Resources in the Humid Tropics
Misuse of the soil and inappropriate agricultural systems are causing degradation of the humid tropical eco-region and perpetuating food shortages, malnutrition and poor standards of living. This publication presents research information on scientifically proven methods of deforestation for conversion to agricultural land use, and soil and crop management systems that allow for the sustained use of soil and water resources in the humid tropics. It sites examples of appropriate techniques with explanations of their impact on production, soil quality and the environment. Information is also provided on the characteristics of an improved farming system; new land development; run-off management and erosion control; and nutrient management. It also outlines research and development priorities.
Sales Number: E. 98.III.A.21     ISBN: 9280808761     Pages: 164pp.     Price: $20.00

Sustaining the Future: Economic, Social and Environmental Change in Sub-Saharan Africa
A special book which gives a unique focus on sustainable environmental and resource management development in the Sub-Saharan African region in the medium-term future. We are shown the need for policies aimed at poverty eradication and equitable economic development. We learn of the importance of strengthening environmental institutions and environmental education at all levels.
Sales Number: E. 96.III.A.26     ISBN: 92-808-0918-0     Pages: 384pp.     Price: $30.00

Taking Action: An Environmental Guide for You and Your Community
A publication which offers clear explanations on how to address many of the environmental problems plaguing the planet. Although intended for individuals and community service organizations, it will be of great interest to all those concerned with the well-being of the Earth and its inhabitants.
Sales Number: E. 96.III.D.94     ISBN: 92-807-1568-2     Pages: 248pp.     Price: $14.95

Technologies for Protecting the Ozone Layer: Specialized Solvent Uses Sourcebook
Manufacturers of products containing ozone depleting substances (ODSs), users of products containing ODS solvents and National Ozone Units (NOUs) among others will find this Sourcebook invaluable. It offers a guide for selecting appropriate alternative to ODSs while taking organizational, environmental, health and safety, economic, technical and regulatory considerations into account. It also presents alternative technology data sheets which identify worldwide sources of alternative technologies as well as the suppliers of equipment and chemicals. Sources of additional expert assistance worldwide in both the private and public sectors are also included.
Sales Number: E. 97.III.D.93     ISBN: 92-807-1588-7     September 1996     Pages: 136pp.     
Price: $70.00

Timber Bulletin: Forest Fire Statistics
It contains information on forest products including monthly prices, production statistics, a market review and trade flow data.
Sales Number: B. 1994/96     Vol.L     Pages: 28pp.     Price: $15.00

Timber Bulletin: Forest Fire Statistics 1992-1994
Sales Number: B. SUBSC. 1995     Vol.XLVIII     Pages: 27pp.     Price: $15.00

Timber Bulletin: Forest Fire Statistics 1993-1995
Sales Number: B. 1996     Vol.XLIX     Pages: 28pp.     Price: $15.00

Timber Bulletin: Forest Fire Statistics 1995-1997
Sales Number: B. 1998     Vol.LI     Pages: 28pp.     Price: $15.00

Timber Bulletin: Forest Products Annual Market Review 1995-1996
Sales Number: B. SUBSC. 1996     Vol.XLIX     Pages: 88pp.     Price: $15.00

Timber Bulletin: Forest Products Annual Market Review 1996-1997
It contains information on forest products including monthly prices, production statistics, a market review and trade flow data.
Sales Number: B. 1997     Vol.L     Pages: 58pp.     Price: $15.00

Timber Bulletin: Forest Products Annual Market Review 1997-1998
Sales Number: B. 1998     Vol.LI     Pages: 108pp.     Price: $15.00

Timber Bulletin: Forest Products Markets in 1995 and Prospects for 1996
Sales Number: B. SUBSC. 1995     Vol.XLVIII     Pages: 52pp.     Price: $15.00

Timber Bulletin: Forest Products Markets in 1996 and Prospects for 1997
It contains information on forest products including monthly prices, production statistics, a market review and trade flow data.
Sales Number: B. 1996     Vol.XLIX     Pages: 48pp.     Price: $15.00

Timber Bulletin: Forest Products Markets in 1997 and Prospects for 1998
It contains information on forest products including monthly prices, production statistics, a market review and trade flow data.
Sales Number: B. 1997     Vol.L     Pages: 48pp.     Price: $15.00

Timber Bulletin: Forest Products Markets in 1998 and Prospects for 1999
It contains information on forest products including monthly prices, production statistics, a market review and trade flow data.
Sales Number: B. 1998     Vol.LI     Pages: 52pp.     Price: $15.00

Timber Bulletin: Forest Products Prices 1996-1998
Sales Number: B. 1999     Vol.LII      Pages: 52pp.    Price: $15.00

Timber Bulletin: Forest Products Prices
It contains information on forest products including monthly prices, production statistics, a market review and trade flow data.
Sales Number: B. 1997     Vol.L     No.2     Pages: 76pp.     Price: $15.00

Timber Bulletin: Forest Products Prices 1995-1997
Sales Number: B. 1998     Vol.LI     Pages: 52pp.     Price: $15.00

Timber Bulletin: Forest Products Statistics 1990/94
Sales Number: B. SUBSC. 1995     Vol.XLVIII     Pages: 62pp.     Price: $15.00

Timber Bulletin: Forest Products Statistics 1991/95
Sales Number: B. SUBSC. 1996     Vol.XLIX     Pages: 72pp.     Price: $15.00

Timber Bulletin: Forest Products Statistics 1993-1997
Sales Number: B. 1998     Vol.LI     Pages: 80pp.     Price: $15.00

Timber Bulletin: Forest Products Trade Flow Data
The Bulletin contains information on forest products including monthly prices, production statistics, a market review and trade flow data.
Sales Number: B. 1996/97     Vol.LI     Pages: 108pp.     Price: $15.00

Timber Bulletin: Forest Products Trade Flow Data, 1994-1995
Sales Number: B. 1996     Vol.XLIX     Pages: 108pp.     Price: $15.00

Timber Bulletin Forest Fire Statistics
Sales Number: B. SUBSC. 1994     Vol.XLVII     Pages: 27pp.     Price: $15.00

Timber Bulletin
Forest Products Market in 1994 and Prospects for 1995
Sales Number: B. SUBSC. 1994     Vol.XLVII     Pages: 40pp.     Price: $15.00

Timber Bulletin
Forest Products Market Review 1993-1994
Sales Number: B. SUBSC. 1994     Vol.XLVII     Pages: 84pp.     Price: $15.00

Timber Bulletin
Forest Products Markets in 1993 and Prospects for 1994
Sales Number: B. SUBSC.     Vol.XLVI     Pages: 38pp.     Price: $15.00

Timber Bulletin
Forest Products Prices 1992-1994
Sales Number: B. SUBSC. 1995     Vol.XLVIII     Pages: 41pp.     Price: $15.00

Timber Bulletin
Forest Products Prices 1992-1994
B. SUBSC. 1994     Vol.XLVII     Pages: 5pp.     Price: $15.00

Timber Bulletin
Forest Products Prices 1993-1995
Sales Number: B. SUBSC. 1996     Vol.XLIX     Pages: 52pp.     Price: $15.00

Timber Bulletin
Forest Products Statistics 1988-1992
Sales Number: B. SUBSC. 1992     Vol.XLVI     Pages: 64pp.     Price: $15.00

Timber Bulletin
Forest Products Statistics 1989-1993
Sales Number: B. SUBSC. 1994     Vol.XLVII     Pages: 63pp.     Price: $15.00

Timber Bulletin
Forest Products Trade Flow Data
Sales Number: B. SUBSC. 1991/92     Vol.XLVI     Pages: 91pp.     Price: $15.00

Timber Bulletin
Forest Products Trade Flow Data 1992-1993
Sales Number: B. SUBSC. 1994     Vol.XLVII     Pages: 96pp.     Price: $15.00

Timber Committee Yearbook
Reviews the Committee's activities for the past year in its promotion of sustainable forestry.
Sales Number: E. TIMBER 1999     Pages: 28pp.     Price: $15.00

Timber Committee Yearbook
Reviews the Committee's activities for the past year in its promotion of sustainable forestry.
Sales Number: E. TIMBER 1998     Pages: 20pp.     Price: $15.00

Timber Committee Yearbook
Reviews the Committee's activities for the past year in its promotion of sustainable forestry.
Sales Number: E. TIMBER 1997     Pages: 24pp.     Price: $15.00

Timber Committee Yearbook
Reviews the Committee's activities for the past year in its promotion of sustainable forestry.
Sales Number: E. TIMBER 1996     Pages: 28pp.     Price: $15.00

Timber Construction for Developing Countries Applications and Examples
This series of publications serve to illuminate the benefits of timber as a structural material by providing scientific and detailed justification. They illustrate the economic feasibility for the use of timber to satisfy the tremendous need in the developing countries for domestic, agricultural, industrial and commercial buildings including structures such as bridges. These publications will be extremely important to teachers in training institutes as well as to engineers and architects in both the public and private enterprise.
Sales Number: E. UNIDO.92.10.E     ISBN: 9211062969     Pages: 76pp.     Price: $20.00

Timber Construction for Developing Countries Durability and Fire Resistance
This series of publications serve to illuminate the benefits of timber as a structural material by providing scientific and detailed justification. They illustrate the economic feasibility for the use of timber to satisfy the tremendous need in the developing countries for domestic, agricultural, industrial and commercial buildings including structures such as bridges. These publications will be extremely important to teachers in training institutes as well as to engineers and architects in both the public and private enterprise.
Sales Number: E. UNIDO.92.8.E     ISBN: 9211062829     Pages: 92pp.     Price: $20.00

Timber Construction for Developing Countries Introduction to Wood and Timber Engineering
From 2 to 20 May 1993, lectures were presented at the Timber Engineering Workshop (TEW) which took place in Melbourne, Australia, to present the greater use of timber as a structural material and help satisfy the tremendous need in the developing countries for domestic, agricultural, industrial and commercial buildings. This series of publications serve to illuminate the benefits of timber as a structural material by providing scientific and detailed justification. They illustrate the economic feasibility for the use of timber to satisfy the tremendous need in the developing countries for domestic, agricultural, industrial and commercial buildings including structures such as bridges.
Sales Number: E. UNIDO.92.6.E     ISBN: 9211062780     Pages: 105pp.     Price: $20.00

Timber Construction for Developing Countries Strength Characteristics and Design
This series of publications serve to illuminate the benefits of timber as a structural material by providing scientific and detailed justification. They illustrate the economic feasibility for the use of timber to satisfy the tremendous need in the developing countries for domestic, agricultural, industrial and commercial buildings including structures such as bridges. These publications will be extremely important to teachers in training institutes as well as to engineers and architects in both the public and private enterprise.
Sales Number: E. UNIDO.92.9.E     ISBN: 9211062977     Pages: 160pp.     Price: $25.00

Timber Construction for Developing Countries Structural Timber and Related Products
This series of publications serve to illuminate the benefits of timber as a structural material by providing scientific and detailed justification. They illustrate the economic feasibility for the use of timber to satisfy the tremendous need in the developing countries for domestic, agricultural, industrial and commercial buildings including structures such as bridges. These publications will be extremely important to teachers in training institutes as well as to engineers and architects in both the public and private enterprise.
Sales Number: E. UNIDO.92.7.E     ISBN: 9211062861     Pages: 179pp.     Price: $25.00

Timber Trends and Prospects for North America
This study prepared by the national forestry agencies of Canada and the United States, assesses the prospects for timber supply and demand in North America to the year 2005. The North American forest resources in terms of its size, location and ownership distribution in both area and volume terms are discussed as well as the trends and prospects for raw material supply and forest product demand.
Sales Number: E. 90.II.E.4     ISBN: 9211164680     Pages: 68pp.     Price: $32.00

Towards Efficient Water Use in Urban Areas in Asia and the Pacific
All those concerned about or involved in establishing policies and developing frameworks for more efficient use of water in urban areas will find this publication invaluable. This book discusses policies and strategies for efficient water use in urban areas; incentives and measures for water conservation efforts; reduction and control of water losses; and use of non-potable water. Along with papers from more than 12 countries in the Asia-Pacific region, the publication presents recommendations for the strengthening of national capabilities for efficient use of water.
Sales Number: E. 98.II.F.60     ISBN: 9211198461     Pages: 154pp.     Price: $18.00

Towards Indicators of Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific
Sustainable development is a powerful concept which addresses the issue of our responsibility to future generations as well as the harmony between economic development and environmental quality. Following the principles set out by the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, held in Rio de Janeiro 1992, this publication reviews the achievement so far at the national and regional levels in Asia and the Pacific on the formulation of and testing of indicators of sustainable development. It also examines how the achievement has been linked to the global effort.
Sales Number: E. 97.II.F.96     Pages: 102pp.     Price: $25.00

Towards Sustainable Minerals Supply in the Asian and Pacific Region: Review of Emerging Mineral Policies and Development Activities
The sustainable supply of minerals which are non-renewable is of much concern for countries in the Asian and Pacific region and they have taken steps to reorient their national policies on mineral resource development. This publication highlights the need for new policy orientation and initiatives for mineral resource development, especially if foreign direct investment flows are to be harnessed. It focuses on two main areas: the background to the formulation of mineral policies that would be compatible with the efforts of countries to adopt market-oriented economic policies with a shift from centrally controlled economies; and the present status of mineral resource development in selected countries of the Asian and the Pacific region.
Sales Number: E. 98.II.F.27     ISBN: 9211197988 Vol.3     Pages: 300pp.     Price: $45.00

Training Manual on the Methodologies for Industrial Waste Audit: Workbook
With rapid economic growth, the developing countries of the Asian and Pacific region are generating large amounts of wastes, including hazardous wastes. These wastes do not always undergo safe disposal and treatment, thereby causing risks to human health, animals, plants and entire eco-systems. This publication which is aimed at assisting in capacity building, presents an explanation of the technical methodologies and engineering guidelines for waste audit. It focuses on a practical and step-by-step approach to the application of waste audit methods and includes case studies.
Sales Number: E. 98.II.F.24     ISBN: 9211197945 Vol.I     Pages: 72pp.     Price: $20.00

Training of Trainers Manual for Inland Water Transport: Supplement to Training Modules for Inland Water Transport
Seven papers focusing on China's experiences in the field of Inland Water Transport (IWT) are presented in this Manual. Prepared by local experts in China, the papers cover: reform in IWT; waterway design; environmental impact of dredging and IWT development; maintenance of inland waterway and aids to navigation; inland port planning and cargo handling operation; professional education and training of IWT; and IWT training management.
Sales Number: E. 98.II.F.44     ISBN: 9211198313     Pages: 220pp.     Price: $50.00

Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes at the Interface of Environment and Trade
Environment and Trade Series
In 1989, environmental concerns led to the adoption of the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal. This publication outlines some of the facts about the international hazardous waste trade, addresses the issue in the context of sustainable industrial activity in all countries. It also discusses the Basel Convention and looks at some aspects of the reconciliation of environmental and trade objectives in the regulation of the international hazardous waste trade.
Sales Number: E. 95.III.D.63     ISBN: 92-1-127011-1     No.7     Pages: 96pp.     Price: $10.00

Trends in Environmental Impact Assessment of Energy Projects
In the wake of the Rio Conference of 1992, environmental impact assessments (EIAs) are entering a new era - one fraught with economic, methodological and institutional controversies. The EIA process is dynamic and subject to continuous change. This publication discusses some of the most important trends affecting EIAs from a post-Rio perspective.
Sales Number: E. 94.II.A.6     ISBN: 92-1-104427-8     Pages: 90pp.     Price: $20.00

Tropical Home Gardens
This volume, the first study of its kind, begins a review of all currently available information and research results on home gardens in South and Southeast Asia, Latin American, Africa and the Pacific Islands. The authors identify areas in need of more extensive research and make recommendations for the successful encouragement and implementation of home garden programmes.
Sales Number: E. 90.III.A.7     ISBN: 92-808-0732-3     Pages: 255pp.     Price: $30.00

UNEP Biodiversity Programme and Implementation Strategy, The: A Framework for Supporting Global Conversation and Sustainable Use of Biodiversity
The implementation strategies adopted in this new and unique publication will help stem the tide of extinctions of invaluable species and destruction of their habitats through unwarranted activities or inaction on certain critical fronts. Most of the major concepts of ecology have been incorporated herein and have emphasized the importance of biodiversity to the resilience of ecosystems and hence to the very survival of mankind.
Sales Number: E. 96.III.D.85     ISBN: 92-807-1566-6     Pages: 80pp.     Price: $15.00

UNEP Survey of Information Systems Related to Environmentally Sound Technologies
In an effort to meet the critical need for a comprehensive inventory of the current state of information sources related to environmentally sound technologies (ESTs), this publication makes a contribution by sharing the results of an extensive survey undertaken over the years 1994 to 1996. It identifies and characterizes 84 EST information systems. This information will be invaluable to decision-makers working towards adopting technological solutions to mitigate problems of air and water pollution as well as waste management.
Sales Number: E. 97.III.D.81     Price: $40.00     F/C

UNEP's New Way Forward: Environmental Law and Sustainable Development
A timely contribution to address the challenges of sustainable development through progressive development and effective implementation of the principles of environmental law, this book offers a compilation of articles written by a notable panel of legal experts. The areas of coverage include: environmental equity and international law; avoidance, prevention and settlement of environmental disputes; liability for environmental damage; human rights, environment and development and foreign investment and environmental law. This book's wealth of information, which is based on sound theory and practice, is a reservoir of ideas.
Sales Number: E. 96.III.D.97     ISBN: 92-807-1524-0     Pages: 420pp.     Price: $80.00

Urban Air Pollution
UNEP/GEMS Environment Library
The value of this volume is the summary of the GEMS/Air assessment on the levels and effects of five of the most common and ubiquitous air pollutants: sulphur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, lead and suspended particulate matter. Data is drawn from 50 countries. This publication also presents an historical overview, the causes and effects and the sources of pollution. This is the fourth volume of the UNEP/GEMS Environment Library Series.
Sales Number: E. 95.III.D.51     ISBN: 92-1-100576-0     No.4     Pages: 40pp.     Price: $10.00

Urban Flood Loss Prevention and Mitigation
This investigative report identifies the aspects of urban flooding common and peculiar to particular urban areas in Asia and gives recommendations on solving the consequential problems of flooding in each area.
Sales Number: E. 91.II.F.6     ISBN:     Pages: 9211195705     Pages: 92pp.     Price: $15.00

Urban Water Resources Management
Water Resources Series
The ever-increasing demand for water by a growing population and expanding industrial and agricultural activities are placing a heavy burden on existing water resources in the Asian and Pacific region. This publication contains the report on a regional seminar on water management in urban areas, background papers by experts in the field and country papers submitted by participants. It includes recommendations on the formulation and implementation of a national policy for sustainable and environmentally sound development of water resources.
Sales Number: E. 93.II.F.17     ISBN: 92-1-119621-3     No.72     Pages: 160pp.     Price: $30.00

Voluntary Industry Codes of Conduct for the Environment
Voluntary codes of conduct can be an important policy tool for improving industry's environmental performance. They can also be an important tool for industry to demonstrate that they are managing their operation in a manner that will enhance economic growth, ensure environmental protection and address social concerns. This publication provides a broad perspective of voluntary codes, discussing what they can and cannot do, stressing the need for government regulations. It discusses the range and different types of industry codes and the ultimate role of companies in implementing them. It also outlines the five critical aspects for making voluntary codes effective in improving industry's environmental performance and illustrates how each can be phased in over time as experience is gained and resources permit.
Sales Number: E. 98.III.D.91     ISBN: 9280716948     Pages: 60pp.     Price: $40.00

Waste Recycling for Sustainable Development: The Case of Obsolete Oil and Gas Production Structures in Asia and the Pacific Waters (Overview)
This collection of papers is the first in a series of four volumes planned under the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific - Marine Resources Programme to highlight the problems of waste recycling and sustainable development. The current volume contains an overview and general conclusions of two seminars conducted by the Programme to bring the above debate to the Asia-Pacific region.
Sales Number: E. 94.II.F.24     ISBN: 92-1-119642-6     Vol.I     Pages: 86pp.     Price: $20.00

Water Pricing Policies and Structures and Investment Promotion in the Water Sector in Asia and the Pacific
Water demand management is recognized as being increasingly important in the Asia-Pacific region. One strategy towards effective water demand management is to establish and implement appropriate water pricing policies that encourage efficiency and discourage waste. Divided in two sections, section one presents the results and an analysis of a study undertaken in the Asia-Pacific region on pricing policies and structures. Section two, explores the options for mobilizing funding for construction of water supply and sanitation infrastructure and the role private sector investment can play.
Sales Number: E. 97.II.F.11     ISBN: 9211197406     Pages: 220pp.     Price: $30.00

Water Quality Monitoring in the Asian and Pacific Region
This report presents state-of-the-art water quality monitoring programmes and an overview of monitoring water quality in the Asian and Pacific region. Country status reports on drinking water quality, pollution in rivers, water monitoring problems and regulatory measures are outlined. Also contained in this study are technical information on network design, field data collection techniques and equipment.
Sales Number: E. 91.II.F.9     ISBN: 9211195683     Pages: 345pp.     Price: $37.00

Water Quality of World River Basins
UNEP/GEMS Environment Library
Contributing to the scientific investigation of global water resources, this publication summerizes the results of analysis and interpretation for 82 major river basins around the world. It is organized around major themes that have significance for managing the quality of the earth's surface waters. It demonstrates how natural processes interact with anthropogenic factors to create certain water quality conditions.
Sales Number: E. 96.III.D.99     ISBN: 92-1-100607-4     No.14     Pages: 40pp.     
Price: $10.00

Water Resources of Latin America and the Caribbean: Planning, Hazards and Pollution
The subjects of this publication are: the formulation of national water resource plans in Latin America and the Caribbean countries, in order to explore the prospects of an interchange of experiences within the region; water-related natural hazards that affect the area and their effects on social and economic development and the environment and the disaster-mitigation measures adopted in the region; and water pollution problems and the measures adopted by countries to combat them.
Sales Number: E. 90.II.G.8     ISBN: 9211211581     Pages: 260pp.     Price: $17.50

Wood Fuel in Kano
In addition to the consumption, distribution, supply, ecological aspects and the management of wood fuel resources, the authors examine relevant policy issues, including alternative sources of wood fuel and conditions for a transition to other energy sources.
Sales Number: E. 90.III.A.6     ISBN: 92-808-0726-9     Pages: 140pp.     Price: $30.00

 



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