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Life in a Garbage Dump (Microhabitats)

by Jill Bailey

  • 246 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Raintree .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science & Nature - Environmental Science & Ecology,
  • General,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Nonfiction,
  • Biodegradation,
  • Compost animals,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Refuse and refuse disposal,
  • Waste disposal sites,
  • Children: Grades 3-4

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11689015M
    ISBN 101410903486
    ISBN 109781410903488
    OCLC/WorldCa51855265

    And this is when my taxi driver told me what I now call, “The Law of the Garbage Truck®.” He said: “Many people are like garbage trucks. They run around full of garbage, full of frustration, full of anger, and full of disappointment. As their garbage piles up, they look for a place to dump it. And if you let them, they’ll dump it on you. Abstract. Mine wastes and their environmentally acceptable storage constitute the largest waste problem on the planet. Mine wastes have been accumulating for thousands of years, and their rate of production has accelerated in step with increases of the human population to an estimated worldwide production rate of × 10 9 t year − collected and spread in a uniform thickness, the.

      Shockingly, 15 million people in the developing world today survive by salvaging waste. Many of them are children. We lift the lid on the worldwide scandal of young kids forced to scavenge on rubbish dumps to survive. Meet Margaret, from Kenya. Margaret lives with her family on the Mwakirunge dumpsite just outside Mombasa. Get this from a library! Reclaiming the discarded: life and labor on Rio's garbage dump. [Kathleen M Millar] -- "In Reclaiming the Discarded Kathleen M. Millar offers an evocative ethnography of Jardim Gramacho, a sprawling garbage dump on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro, where roughly two thousand.

      This is when my taxi driver taught me what I now call, “The Law of the Garbage Truck.” He explained that many people are like garbage trucks. They run around full of garbage (frustration, anger, and disappointment, etc.). As their garbage piles up, they need a place to dump it and sometimes they’ll dump it on you. Don’t take it personally.   This book addresses the origin of persistent solid waste in the ocean, from urban and rural discharges to waste from ships and the recreational ocean use. It identifies the key issues from biological, technological, economic and legal perspectives, and gives a framework for controlling each of the main sources of marine debris.


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