Download PDF by Mervyn Richardson: Effects of War on the Environment: Croatia

By Mervyn Richardson

ISBN-10: 0419197907

ISBN-13: 9780419197904

Following the cessation of hostilities in Croatia, the duty starts of assessing the wear and tear brought on and the remedial paintings wanted. After numerous visits to the rustic on behalf of UNIDO, Mervyn Richardson has compiled a file detailing the consequences of battle at the surroundings. He discusses intimately the destruction of the Croation chemical and indicates ways that new strategies might want to be used for remediation. very important features of the financial system equivalent to tourism and agriculture also are thought of, and a contribution by means of Croatian scientists covers groundwater pollutants because of the destruction of an ammunition shop. The e-book concludes with a glance on the destiny chances for encouraging new industries to take where of the previous and provides a close breakdown of key Croatian corporations.

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See below), the occupants of Osijek are deprived of light and heat. The Croatian energy authorities have commenced some work on rebuilding the power station, but are unable to tackle the oil spillage without international aid. Furthermore, an application for project funding by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has been suspended because of the continuing conflict within Croatian territories; and perhaps because of the lack of risk assessment or monitoring, no remediation had been undertaken regarding PCB spillages.

2 A UNITED NATIONS INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION (UNIDO) MISSION TO CROATIA, JANUARY 1993 The author was privileged to be appointed a UNIDO expert to examine and report on the extent of the damage caused by the war on the environment as a result of the damaged (destroyed) Croatian chemical industry. In three weeks, accompanied by Dr. Josip Čiček, a medical doctor and advisor to the Croatian Ministry of Civil Engineering and Environmental Protection, in part by Professor Dr. Slobodan Rendić from the University of Zagreb, and a professional Ministry driver, Milan, 18 towns encompassing some 50 destroyed installations were inspected.

It should be remembered that noxious chemicals emitted to air and water do not recognize national boundaries, and such emissions can cause adverse effects not only to the immediate location of that emission, but also to countries in the direction of the prevailing winds and in major rivers. Similarly, crops grown on contaminated ground or irrigated with polluted water, or foods processed from such crops, can be transported for 1000 km to the point of sale. Hence remediation of the environmental damage is an essential requirement for a sustainable future.

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