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Title Northern lights against POPs : combatting toxic threats in the Arctic / edited by David Leonard Downie, Terry Fenge.
Imprint Montreal : Published for the Inuit Circumpolar Conference Canada by McGill-Queen's University Press, [2003]


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Description 1 online resource (xxv, 347 pages, 11 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), color maps, portraits
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Print version record.
Subject Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (2001)
Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (2001)
Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (2001)
Persistent pollutants -- Health aspects -- Arctic regions.
Organic compounds -- Health aspects -- Arctic regions.
Persistent pollutants -- Environmental aspects -- Arctic regions.
Organic compounds -- Environmental aspects -- Arctic regions.
Arctic regions -- Environmental conditions.
Environmental Pollutants -- adverse effects.
Environmental Monitoring.
Organic Chemicals -- adverse effects.
Pesticides -- adverse effects.
Arctic Regions.
Arctic Regions.
Genre Electronic books.
Contents Foreword / David Anderson, Klaus Töpfer -- Acknowledgments / David Leonard Downie, Terry Fenge -- Introduction -- 1. Persistent organic pollutants : global poisons threaten the North -- POPs, the environment, and public health / Eric Dewailly and Christopher Furgal -- Canadian Arctic indigenous peoples, traditional food systems, and POPs / Harriet V. Kuhnlein, Laurie H.M. Chan, Grace Egeland, Oliver Receveur -- Canadian research and POPs : the Northern Contaminants Program / Russel Shearer and Siu-Ling Han -- Circumpolar perspectives on persistent organic pollutants : the Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme / Lars-Otto Reiersen, Simon Wilson, and Vitaly Kimstach -- The deposition of airborne dioxin emitted by North American sources on ecologically vulnerable receptors in Nunavut / Barry Commoner, Paul Woods Bartlett, Kimberly Couchot, and Holger Eisl -- 2. Regional and global POPs policy -- Regional POPs policy : the UNECE CLRTAP POPs protocol / Henrik Selin -- Global POPs policy : the 2001 Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants / David Leonard Downie -- The Stockholm Convention in the context of international law / Nigel Bankes -- POPs and Inuit : influencing the global agenda / Terry Fenge -- POPs in Alaska : engaging the United States / Henry P. Huntington and Michelle Sparck -- The long and winding road to Stockholm : the view from the chair / John Anthony Buccini -- The Inuit journey towards a POPs-free world / Sheila Watt-Cloutier -- Contributors -- POPs science and policy : a brief northern lights timeline / David Downie and Mike Kraft -- Glossary of terms and concepts : POPs and international negotiations / compiled by David Leonard Downie and Victoria Elman -- The Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants.
Other Author Fenge, Terry, 1950-
Downie, David Leonard.
Inuit Circumpolar Conference.
Other Title Print version: Northern lights against POPs. Montreal ; Ithaca : Published for the Inuit Circumpolar Conference (Canada) by McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2003 9780773524484