The environment encompasses the total living conditions that affect man. Man cannot survive without the environment. The environment provides essential material assets and an economic base for human endeavor. Almost half the jobs worldwide depend on fisheries, forests or agriculture. More
This book is a unique and comprehensive introduction to contemporary issues in environment in the 21st century and how they impact on human health. It vividly explains modern concepts in Environment and Environmental health including environmental problems and implications to health. A detailed vista into issues of sustainable development, Atmospheric structure and composition, Climate change, Ozone Layer Depletion, Acid Precipitation, Natural History of Diseases & Epidemiology, E-Governance & Environmental Health, Public-Private Partnership (PPP) and Environmental Health, Chemicals in the environment, and Public Health Preparedness and Response to all five (5) major forms of Terrorism. The splendid anthology also contains issues of Global Development Agenda – Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs); Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security. The book also recommends measures for addressing the environmental health problems. It is made of fourteen (14) chapters.
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