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Test No. 238: Sediment-Free Myriophyllum Spicatum Toxicity Test Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/9714491e.pdf
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This Test Guideline is designed to assess the toxicity of chemicals on the growth of submerged aquatic plants Myriophyllum spicatum growing in a sediment-free test system. In a modified Andrews’ medium Myriophyllum spicatum plant cultures are ...
Waste Generation and Recycling Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/0208021ec003.pdf
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There are two serious failures that arise in the management of solid waste. The first relates to the existence of negative externalities in the individual decision-making over waste generation and disposal. When individuals decide on how much to ...

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Water withdrawals Click to Access:
    http://data.oecd.org/water/water-withdrawals.htm
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Water withdrawals are defined as freshwater taken from ground or surface water sources, either permanently or temporarily, and conveyed to a place of use.
Test No. 239: Water-Sediment Myriophyllum Spicatum Toxicity Test Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/9714501e.pdf
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This Test Guideline is designed to assess the toxicity of chemicals on the growth of the rooted aquatic plants (Myriophyllum spicatum) growing in water-sediment system. Shoot apices of healthy and non-flowering plant are potted in standardised ...
Biobased Chemicals and Bioplastics Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5jxwwfjx0djf.pdf
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As OECD countries emerge from the global financial crisis, several countries have published their plans for the development of a future bioeconomy, an economy in which bio-based materials and production techniques will contribute significantly to economic and environmental sustainability. Such...
 
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Global emissions of CO2 from the energy sector have grown by more than 1.5% per year since 1990. Explicit carbon pricing and support policies can help control this growth.