Chemistry and the Environment

Proceedings of a Regional Symposium, Brisbane, 1989

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This book is comprised of the papers presented at a Symposium on Chemistry and the Enviroment held during the Chemistry International Conference in Brisbane, Australia from 1 to 2 September 1989. The Symposium sought to bring together eminent scientists to identify and discuss major environmental issues of consequence to the AsiaPacific region having a direct association with chemistry.



Environmental Monitoring

The increasing population, galloping technology and economic development have created awareness of environmental crisis and the need for achieving a balance with nature. In the world today, higher production and consumption of profit oriented commodities are the yardstick of progress. Very often, these pursuits have resulted in the use of air, water and land as free dumping grounds.


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