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Cover for Climate change adaptation to infectious diseases in Europe.

This chapter describes the different steps of the process of climate change adaptation to vector-, food- and waterborne diseases in Europe: (1) evidence mining; (2) risk assessments; (3) forecasting and predictions; (4) vulnerability assessment; and (5) adaptation.

Author(s)
Semenza, J. C.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642659)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate change and health in the Arctic.

This chapter describes the primary, secondary and tertiary health effects of, and adaptation to climate change in the indigenous populations of the Arctic. The impacts of climate change on seasons, sea and coastline, river and lake systems, water and sanitation infrastructure, food supply, air...

Author(s)
Parkinson, A. J.; Evengǻrd, B.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642659)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Zoonotic diseases and their drivers in Africa.

This chapter focuses on the link between livestock and zoonoses in sub-Saharan Africa. The role of poverty, keeping livestock beside or inside houses, low level of agricultural intensification and input use, and eating bushmeat in the emergence and persistence of zoonoses is described. The...

Author(s)
Grace, D.; Bett, B.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642659)
Type
Book chapter