Protecting public health & the environment : implementing the precautionary principle / edited by Carolyn Raffensperger and Joel A. Tickner ; foreword by Wes Jackson.

"When an activity raises threats of harm to human health or the environment, precautionary measures should be taken even if some cause and effect relationships are not fully established scientifically. This idea, known as the "Precautionary Principle," is seen by environmentalists and...

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Other Authors: Raffensperger, Carolyn., Tickner, Joel A.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Washington, D.C. ; [Great Britain] : Island Press, ©1999.
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