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Human health and forests : a global overview of issues, practice, and policy

Author: Carol J Pierce Colfer
Publisher: London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2008.
Series: People and plants conservation series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book, written for a broad audience, is the first comprehensive introduction to the issues surrounding the health of people living in and around forests, particularly in Asia, South America, and Africa."--Jacket.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carol J Pierce Colfer
ISBN: 9781844075324 184407532X
OCLC Number: 166278695
Description: xxii, 374 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Carol J. Pierce Colfer --
Human health and forests: an overview / Colin Butler --
Health, habitats, and medicinal plant use / Anthony B. Cunningham, Patricia Shanley, and Sarah Laird --
The nutritional role of forest plant foods for rural communities / Barbara Vinceti, Pablo Eyzaguirre, and Tim Johns --
Wood, the fuel that warms you thrice / Kirk Smith --
Forest women, health, and childbearing / Carol J. Pierce Colfer, Richard G. Dudley, and Robert Gardner --
The gender agenda and tropical forest diseases / Pascale Allotey, Margaret Gyapong, and Carol J. Pierce Colfer --
Bat-borne viral diseases / Jean Paul Gonzalez [and others] --
Deforestation and malaria: revisiting the human ecology perspective / Subhrendu K. Pattanayak and Junko Yasuoka --
The subversive links between HIV/AIDS and the forest sector / Pascal Lopez --
Forest disturbance and health risks to the Yanomami / Gale Goodwin Gómez --
Biodiversity, environment, and health among rainforest dwellers: an evolutionary perspective / Alain Froment --
Sociocultural dimensions of diet and health in forest dwellers' systems / Edmond Dounias, with Carol J. Pierce Colfer --
National public health initiatives that integrate traditional medicine / Cynthia Fowler --
Approaching conservation through health / Robbie Ali --
Hidden suffering on the island of Siberut, West Sumatra / Gerard A. Persoon --
Conclusions and ways forward / Carol J. Pierce Colfer.
Series Title: People and plants conservation series.
Responsibility: edited by Carol J. Pierce Colfer.
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