The careless technology : ecology and international development : The record of the conference on the ecological aspects of international development convened by the conservation foundation and the center for the biology of natural systems, Washington

; Farvar, M. Taghi, editor ; Milton, John P., editor ; Conservation Foundation ; Washington University (Saint Louis, Mo.). Center for the Biology of Natural Systems
[1st ed.].. Garden City, N.Y., Natural History Press, 1972.

Location Call Number Status Consortium Loan
George Washington
WRLC Shared Collections Facility
QH 540 .C65 1968 Off-site
WRLC Shared Collections Facility
QH540 .C65 1968 Off-site
Off-Campus Shelving
QH540 .C65 1968 Available Request
Other Authors Farvar, M. Taghi,
Milton, John P.,
Conservation Foundation.
Washington University (Saint Louis, Mo.). Center for the Biology of Natural Systems.
Subjects Developing countries -- Congresses.
Ecology -- Congresses.
Environmental Health -- Congresses.
Écologie -- Congrès.
Homme -- Influence sur la nature -- Congrès.
International Cooperation -- Congresses.
Nature -- Conservation -- Congrès.
Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Congresses.
Nature -- Effect of human beings on.
Nature conservation -- Congresses.
Nature conservation.
Technische ontwikkeling.
Technology -- Congresses.
Description xxix, 1030 pages illustrations 27 cm
Copyright Date 1972.
Notes "Convened by the Conservation Foundation and the Center for the Biology of Natural Systems, Washington University."
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Foreword / M. Taghi Farvar and John P. Milton -- Introduction to the conference / Russell E. Train -- Summary of the conference / Barry Commoner -- I. Health and nutritional consequences of selected development programs -- A ballad of ecological awareness / Kenneth E. Boulding -- Some exercises in social ecology : Health, disease, and modernization in the Ryukyu Islands / Carter L. Marshall -- Influence of environmental transformation in changing the map of disease / Jacques M. May -- Transferable drug resistance and the ecological effects of antibiotics / LaVerne C. Harold -- Biological disorders in the genito-urinary system following the introduction of new technologies and lifeways in the less developed countries / Boyouk Farvar -- Aggravation of Vitamin A deficiency following distribution of non-fortified skim milk : An example of nutrient interaction / George E. Bunce -- Lactose intolerance in southeast Asia / A.E. Davis and T.D. Bolin -- The role of technological development in promoting disease in Africa / Charles C. Hughes and John M. Hunter -- The impact of agricultural development on aquatic systems and its effects on the epidemiology of schistosomes in Rhodesia / C.J. Shiff -- The effects of molluscicides on the microflora and microfauna of aquatic systems / C.J. Shiff -- World Health Organization project Egypt 10 : A case history of a schistosomiasis control project / Henry van der Schalie -- II. Irrigation and water development -- A ballad of ecological awareness (continued) / K.E. Boulding -- The role of the Aswan High Dam in changing the fisheries of the southeastern Mediterranean / Carl J. George -- Impact of river control schemes on the shoreline of the Nile delta / M. Kassas -- The Nile catchment : Technological change and aquatic biology / E. Barton Worthington -- Ecological bottlenecks and the development of the Kariba Lake basin / Thayer Scudder -- Some ecological implications of Mekong River development plans / John E. Bardach -- The impact of modern irrigation technology in the Indus and Helmand basins of southwest Asia / Aloys A. Michel -- Salinization and water problems in the Algerian northeast Sahara / Kamel Achi -- Salt Cedar and salinity on the upper Rio Grande / John Hay -- Consequences of uncontrolled human activities in the Valencia Lake basin / Alberto Böckh -- The Anchicayá hydroelectric project in Colombia : Design and sedimentation problems / Robert N. Allen -- On irrigation : Induced changes in insect populations in Israel / E. Rivnay -- III. Ecological consequences of intensification of plant productivity -- A ballad of ecological awareness (continued) / K.E. Boulding -- Effects of manipulation of cotton agro-ecosystems on insect pest populations / Ray F. Smith and Harold T. Reynolds -- The relationship between insect pests and cotton production in central Africa / F.E.M. Gillham -- Ecological consequences of pesticides used for the control of cotton insects in Cañete Valley, Peru / Teodoro Boza Barducci -- Some ecological implications of two decades of use of synthetic organic insecticides for control of agricultural pests in Louisiana / L.D. Newsome -- Ecological aspects of pest control in Malaysia / Gordon R. Conway -- Toxicity of insecticides used for Asiatic Rice Borer control to tropical fish in rice paddies / L.T. Kolk -- Locust control : Ecological problems and international pests / P.T. Haskell -- Ecological effects of chemical control of rodents and jackals in Israel / H. Mendelssohn -- Problems in the use of chemical fertilizers / John Phillips -- The impact of technological developments on soils in east Africa / E.W. Russell -- Nitrate problems and nitrite hazards as influenced by ecological conditions and by fertilization of plants / W. Schuphan -- Lateritic soils in distinct tropical environments : Southern Sudan and Brazil / Mary McNeil -- Problems of tropical settlement : Experiences in Colombia and Bolivia / Harold T. Jorgenson -- Plant germ : plasm resources and utilization / David H. Timothy -- IV. Intensification of animal productivity -- A ballad of ecological awareness (continued) / K.E. Boulding -- Ecological consequences of sedentarization of nomads / F. Fraser Darling and Mary A. Farvar -- Ecological consequences of Bedouin settlement in Saudi Arabia / Harold F. Heady -- Ecological consequences of rangeland development in Masailand, east Africa / Lee M. Talbot -- The ecological impact of the introduction of domestic cattle into wild life and Tsetse areas of Rhodesia / Oliver West -- The Tsetse Fly : A blessing or a curse? / Frank L. Lambrecht -- The sheep and the saltbush : The utilization of Australia's arid lands / Peter Crowcroft -- Ecological aspects of protein feeding : The case of Peru / Georg Borgstrom -- V. Special problems of environmental degradation -- A ballad of ecological awareness (continued) / K.E. Boulding -- Ecological hazards from nuclear power plants / Dean E. Abrahamson -- Atomic waste disposal in the sea : An ecological dilemma? / Joel W. Hedgpeth -- Environmental quality and the thermal pollution problem / John Cairns, Jr. -- An ecological overview of Caribbean development programs / Carl A. Carlozzi -- Man's effects on island ecosystems / F.R. Fosberg -- Some ecological factors in development projects in the Dominican Republic / Wolfram U. Drewes -- Experiments with the use of case histories in an ecology seminar / Thane Riney -- Organizing scientific investigations to deal with environmental impacts / Gilbert F. White -- An ecological approach to international development : Problems of policy and administration / Lynton K. Caldwell -- VI. The implications of the conference for international development programs -- A ballad of ecological awareness (conclusion) / K.E. Boulding.
Genre Conference proceedings.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)315029
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