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Cover for The green cities movement: progress and future challenges.

This chapter is divided into three parts (topped and tailed by a prologue and an epilogue). Part 1 discusses the importance of language, and part 2 considers the green environment in its widest terms. Part 3, which is biased towards the role of the biological sciences, describes the future...

Author(s)
Kelcey, J. G.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242607)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Abiotic factors and environmental monitoring.

This chapter contains questions about the physical factors in the environment and their measurement.

Author(s)
Rees, P. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247572)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Key concepts in planetary health.

This chapter briefly introduces the main concepts in planetary health through 3 key themes: (1) how humanity is changing the Earth; (2) where Earth's natural limits may lie; and (3) how we may need to re-evaluate our relationship with nature to ensure a secure future for humanity.

Author(s)
Cole, J.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241648)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Elements of communicable diseases.

This chapter defines communicable disease and discusses its agents, transmission patterns, host factors (susceptibility, inherent defence mechanisms, immunity and resistance), and impact of social environment (education, resources, economics, communities and movements) and physical environment...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Communicable disease theory.

This chapter analyses the interactions between the various elements (agent, transmission, host and environment) of communicable diseases. The force of infection and epidemic theory are discussed. Epidemics and how they are investigated and measured are described. Investigation of foodborne and...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Control principles and methods.

This chapter discusses the principles of infectious disease control directed at either the agent, the route of transmission, the host or the social and physical environment. Control methods such as vaccination, environmental control (hygiene, sanitation, protection of foods, water supply, proper...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Religious tourism and the environment.

The purpose of this book is to examine the interrelationships between religion, tourism, and the environment. The 12 chapters included in this volume elaborate on some of the core aspects of a proposed theoretical model of the ecosystem of religious tourism that views 'the environment' of...

Author(s)
Shinde, K. A.; Olsen, D. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241600)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Skeletal abnormalities.

In this chapter, the author discussed the potential effects of climate change on the skeletal abnormalities. Two effects were highlighted namely the altered meristic counts which is the variation in the number of the species-specific countable structures partly heritable and partly dependent on a...

Author(s)
Boglione, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393982)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Costs and benefits of sustainable diets: impacts for the environment, society and public health nutrition.

The four domains of food sustainability are nutrition, economics, society and the environment. Sustainable diets need to be nutritionally adequate, safe, affordable, acceptable and appealing, while sparing of both human and natural resources. Those multiple demands are contradictory and can be hard ...

Author(s)
Drewnowski, A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction to planetary health.

This chapter provides an overview of the impact of environment and environmental change on health. A systems approach to planetary health, which includes the earth systems and socioeconomic systems, is discussed. Changes in the system, which could be adaptations or transformations, are described...

Author(s)
Cole, J.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241648)
Type
Book chapter

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