Opportunities for Environmental Application of Marine by Board on Biology, Ocean Studies Board, National Research

By Board on Biology, Ocean Studies Board, National Research Council

The summarized court cases of a workshop held October 5-6, 1999 to debate the function of marine biotechnology in fighting the degradation of our surroundings, and the probabilities it provides for remediation and recovery. Softcover.

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Freeman AM, III. 1974 On estimating air pollution control benefits from land value studies. J Environ Econ Managemt 1:74-83. Garcia S, Newton C. 1994 Current situations, trends, and prospects in world capture fisheries. Paper presented at the Conference on Fisheries Management: Global Aspects, Seattle, WA. Hite D, Gutrich J. 1998 An economic analysis of introduced marine genetically engineered organisms. In: Zilinskas RB, Balint PJ, eds. Marine Biotechnology: Assessing and Managing the Economic and Ecological Risks.

UNCED 1993, p. 2). Measures to accomplish these objectives include the following: identifying and monitoring the components of biological diversity; providing for in situ biological diversity conservation through the establishment and maintenance of protected area systems; adopting economic measures that act as incentives for the conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity; increasing the emphasis on research and training and scientific and technical cooperation; and promoting public education and awareness regarding biological diversity (UNCED 1993, p.

Carboxylation as an initial reaction in the anaerobic metabolism of naphthalene and penanthrene by sulfidogenic consortia. Appl Environ Microbiol 63:47594764. 40 OPPORTUNITIES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL APPLICATIONS OF MARINE BIOTECHNOLOGY FIGURE 4. Proposed summary pathways for the anaerobic metabolism of NAP and PHE in the sulfidogenic enrichments. Reprinted with permission from Zhang X, Young LY. 1997. Carboxylation as an initial reaction in the anaerobic metabolism of naphthalene and penanthrene by sulfidogenic consortia.

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