Chapter 5. Persistent Organic Pollutants in the Developing World

  1. Stuart Harrad
  1. Bondi Gevao1,
  2. Henry Alegria2,
  3. Foday M. Jaward3 and
  4. Mirza U. Beg1

Published Online: 29 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470684122.ch5

Persistent Organic Pollutants

Persistent Organic Pollutants

How to Cite

Gevao, B., Alegria, H., Jaward, F. M. and Beg, M. U. (2009) Persistent Organic Pollutants in the Developing World, in Persistent Organic Pollutants (ed S. Harrad), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470684122.ch5

Editor Information

  1. Division of Environmental Health and Risk Management, School of Geography, Earth, and Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Environmental Science, Environment and Urban Development Division, Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research, Safat, Kuwait

  2. 2

    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, College of Public Health, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA

  3. 3

    Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Geography, University of South Florida, St Petersburg, Florida, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 18 DEC 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405169301

Online ISBN: 9780470684122

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Keywords:

  • persistent organic pollutants in developing world;
  • dumping of toxic wastes - source of POPs in developing countries;
  • levels of POPs in developing countries;
  • problems related to POPs in developing countries;
  • economic and technical problems;
  • educational problems

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Sources of POPs in Developing Countries

  • Levels of POPs in Developing Countries

  • Problems Related to POPs in Developing Countries

  • Conclusions

  • References