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The Quality of the urban environment

The Quality of the urban environment

essays on new resources in an urban age. Edited by Harvey S. Perloff.

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Published by Resources for the Future in [Washington], distributed by the Johns Hopkins Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • City planning -- United States,
  • Environmental policy -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsPerloff, Harvey S., ed., Resources for the Future
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 332 p. illus., maps. ;
    Number of Pages332
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19187209M

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    environment is the foundation of sustained economic growth, prospering communities and personal wellbeing. Addressing urban diffuse water pollution is an important part of this aspiration. The strategy will: Improve understanding of the issues which affect quality of life in relation to the urban water environmentFile Size: KB. A child’s early home environment has long-term effects on development. A child’s early home environment has a profound effect on his well-being. Beginning in infancy, a problematic home environment can disrupt the brain’s stress response system, reduce the quality of caregiving a child receives, and interfere with healthy developmentFile Size: KB.

    interest in the urban environment, such as students, researchers and prac-titioners in environmental science, technology, policy and planning, geography and health studies. These wider issues are covered in particular parts of the book, deliberately written for a wide readership (indicated in the table opposite). Environmental Pollution is any discharge of material or energy into water, land, or air that causes or may cause acute (short-term) or chronic (long-term) detriment to the Earth's ecological balance or that lowers the quality of life.


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