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Environmental factors influencing multiple sclerosis in Latin America
(Sage Publications Ltd, 2017-06)
It is generally accepted that autoimmune diseases like multiple sclerosis (MS) arise from complex interactions between genetic susceptibility and environmental factors. Genetic variants confer predis- position to develop ...
Putting environmental technologies into the mainstream: Adoption of environmental technologies by medium-sized manufacturing firms in Brazil
The aim of this research is to analyze how critical success factors (CSFs) can influence the adoption of environmental technologies by Brazilian manufacturing companies. In terms of conceptual background, this research ...
Environmental factors in dysregulation of puberty timing and progression
(Elsevier B.V., 2014-04-01)
Environmental Management System ISO 14001 factors for promoting the adoption of Cleaner Production practices
The Environmental Management System of ISO 14001 stands out as one of the most widely used systems for managing corporate environmental aspects and processes and the Cleaner Production is a proactive environmental strategy ...
Measuring Socioeconomic Status and Environmental Factors in the SAYCARE Study in South America: Reliability of the Methods
OBJECTIVE: This paper aimed to test the reliability of two questionnaires in studies involving children and adolescents (aged 3-18 years) in seven South American cities. One assesses socioeconomic status (SES) and the other ...
Understanding Attitudes and Pro-Environmental Behaviors in a Chilean Community
Environmental protection and restoration are some of the major challenges faced by our society. To address this problem, it is fundamental to understand pro-environmental behaviors in the population, as well as the factors ...
Environmental training and environmental management maturity of Brazilian companies with ISO14001: empirical evidence
(Elsevier B.V., 2015-06-01)
In the search for more environmentally sustainable organisations, scholars devoted to the subject of environmental management in industrial organisations are increasingly interested in identifying the human, organisational ...
Culturing environmental education in the Caribbean
This paper presents a detailed description and analysis of one aspect of the lives of villagers of a coastal Caribbean community--their knowledge of, and interaction with, the marine environment. Using the grounded theory ...