Environmental legacy of the former Soviet republics (as collated from official statistics) by б№љuben MnatsК»akanyan

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Published by Centre for Human Ecology, Institute for Ecology & Resource Management, University of Edinburgh in Edinburgh .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Environmental law -- Former Soviet republics,
  • Environmental policy -- Former Soviet republics,
  • Offenses against the environment -- Soviet Union,
  • Offenses against the environment -- Former Soviet republics

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementRuben A. Mnatsakanian.
ContributionsUniversity of Edinburgh. Centre for Human Ecology.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC79.E5 M63 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 209 p. :
Number of Pages209
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14751543M
ISBN 100906876028

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During 70 years of communist rule, the former Soviet Union inflicted wide-spread environmental damage throughout Russia and the Soviet Republics in its quest for military and economic power. Now that the USSR is gone, the newly independent states are forced to deal with this legacy of destruction in an effort to rebuild their economies.

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From Vilnius to Vladivostok, a beleaguered environment bears witness to a legacy of irresponsibility: the rivers of the former U.S.S.R.

are open sewers of human and chemical waste; the Aral sea is drying up; in many Soviet cities the air is so polluted that it puts millions at risk of respiratory diseases.

Further examples of Soviet carelessness and environmental destruction abound: The Guardian notes that nearlytons of pesticides and farm chemicals from Soviet.

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