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1-10 of 21 for the Category : Remediation & Cleanup and the Subcategory : Remediation & Cleanup - General

Avian Rehabilitation

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Avian rehabilitation describes the work that is undertaken – mostly by NGOs – to take injured, polluted or distressed birds, nurse them back to health and release them back into the wild.

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Bio-remediation is the method of using living organisms as a means of cleaning up or removing pollution from soil or water. Usually, this is done using special types of micro-organisms, such as natural or bio-engineered bacteria, which convert the po

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Biological Pest Control

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Biological pest control is man's use of a specifically chosen living organism to control a particular pest. The chosen organism may be a predator, parasite or disease, which will attack the harmful insect.

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Contaminated Land

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One by-product of industrial society is an increase in contaminated land resulting from releases of chemicals, illegal dumping, seepages and disposal of off-specification products in the ground.

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This describes any major catastrophe that results in a major decline or drop in biodiversity or environmental quality. An ecocatastrophe can be both natural and man-made.

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Environmental Goods & Services

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Also known as Green Industries, the Environmental Goods and Services (EGS) sector comprises the set of companies which provide products and services to measure, prevent, reduce or reverse damage to the natural environment and the depletion or pol

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Exxon Valdez Disaster

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On 24 March 1989, the oil tanker Exxon Valdez went off course in a 16 kilometre-wide channel in Alaska’s Prince William Sound and hit submerged rocks on a reef. The disaster has become a significant and valuable case study to illustrate a number of

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Greenwash is not a new concept. The term emerged from the Rio Earth Summit in 1992, and it entered the Concise Oxford Dictionary in 1999.

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Integrated Pest Control(IPC)

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Integrated pest control is the modern approach to managing all kinds of pests, be they insects, plants, birds or animals. The theory is to use methods that control the pests, whilst minimising the possible damage to the environment.

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Leachate is the liquid that is formed and drains out of a landfill site.

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