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Environment, Health and Sustainable Development

ISBN-10: 0335218415

ISBN-13: 9780335218417

Edition: 2006

Authors: Megan Landon

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Description:

Exploring the increasing impact of global environmental issues as they affect countries worldwide, this work looks at the underlying concepts, the history of environmental health, and key factors that affect public health including: Air pollution; Water contamination; and Industrial and Agricultural hazards.
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Book details

List price: $49.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 3/1/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Overview of the book
Health and the environment
Introduction to health, environment and sustainable development
Environment and the development of public health
Changing pressures on health and the environment
Environmental quality
Environmental quality and human activity
Energy use and sustainable development
Waste
Water and sanitation
Outdoor air pollution
The indoor environment
Global issues
Global climate change and human health
The balance of ecosystems and human health
Disasters
The urban environment and health
Action at global and local levels
Glossary
Index