Malik, Abdul, Grohmann, Elisabeth, Akhtar, Rais (Eds.)
2014, XV, 421 p. 45 illus., 35 illus. in color.
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Discusses the natural and anthropogenic determinants of the environment and their impact on human health, climate change and other issues
Focuses on the consequences of natural resource management and pollution risks, human health, climate change, food security
Looks ahead by defining current bottlenecks and future research goals
This book discusses the natural and anthropogenic determinants of the environment and their impact on human health. It throws light on the perspectives of climate change with case studies from Australia, India, Italy, and Latin America. Themes covered are ecology of antibiotic resistant microorganisms, pesticide and heavy metal (arsenic) problems in natural environment; molecular advances in understanding of microbial interactions; ecological studies of human/animal health and diseases; food security, technological developments and more. The various chapters incorporate both theoretical and applied aspects and may serve as baseline information for future research through which significant development is possible.
Content Level »Research
Keywords »Climate change and migration - Environmental quality deterioration - Human health - Pollution exposure - Water quality