Arthur H. Westing Pioneer on the Environmental Impact of War

Since the 1960s the environment has become an issue of increasing public concern in North America and elsewhere.  Triggered by the Second Indochina War (Vietnam Conflict) of 1961-1975, and further encouraged by the International Conference on the Hum

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Arthur H. Westing Pioneer on the Environmental Impact of War


Arthur H. Westing Westing Associates in Environment Security, and Education Putney, VT USA

ISSN 2194-3125 ISBN 978-3-642-31321-9 DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-31322-6

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This series presents eminent conceptual thinkers, scholars, policymakers, and diplomats who—as pioneers in a specific field of research or an area of political debate—had an innovative, longlasting regional or global impact on issues crucial for humankind in the twenty-first century. This series will present the work of distinguished scientists in the natural or social sciences and in the humanities who inspired scientific and policy debates— from many disciplines and from all parts of the world and who with their conceptual and scholarly work have introduced new

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