ERIC Number: ED040066
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
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Environmental Effects of Weapons Technology, A Scientists' Institute for Public Information Workbook.
McClintock, Michael; And Others
This collection of articles includes a general account of the environmental effects of modern weapons technology, a selection of news reports demonstrating the peacetime hazards of chemical and biological weapons, data on the physiological effects of the most common chemical weapons, a discussion of the hazards of biological weapons, a report of an interview with two scientists who had visited Vietnam, a paper suggesting that herbicides (used in Vietnam) may cause birth malformations, excerpts from testimonies before congressional committees on chemical and biological warfare, and excerpts from United Nations reports. A short annotated bibliography is included. (EB)
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Ecology, Environmental Education, Herbicides, Instructional Materials, Pollution, Reference Materials, Vietnam War, Weapons
Scientists' Institute for Public Information, 30 East 68th St., New York, N. Y. 10021 ($2.00)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Scientists' Inst. for Public Information, New York, NY.