Building in Post-war Environments
Source: Procedia Engineering , 2017
Author(s): Giovanni Tortorici and Francesco Fiorito
Weapons, Waste, and Pollution
Modern wars generate devastating effects on the environment by using chemical, biological, radioactive weapons. Toxic effects persist for long time on war fields. Negative environmental impacts such as desertification, migrant masses, depletion of natural resources (food, water, wood, etc.), and induced biodiversity produce, in turn, conflicts.
This paper aims at i)...