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Planetary overload : global environmental change and the health of the human species

Author: A J McMichael
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Canto edView all editions and formats
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The human race faces many threats to its health - perhaps to its survival. Our burgeoning numbers, technology and consumption are overloading Earth's capacity to absorb, replenish and repair. These  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: A J McMichael
ISBN: 0521441382 9780521441384 0521457599 9780521457590 0521558719 9780521558716
OCLC Number: 727818980
Description: XVIII, 352 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: Preface; Introduction; 1. First things; 2. The ecological framework; 3. The health of populations; 4. System overload: ancient and modern; 5. Population increase, poverty and health; 6. Greenhouse warming and climate change; 7. The thinning ozone layer; 8. Soil and water: loaves and fishes; 9. Biodiversity: forests, food and pharmaceuticals; 10. The growth of cities; 11. Impediments I: conceptual blocks; 12. Impediments II: relationships; 13. The way ahead; Glossary; Index.
Responsibility: A.J. McMichael.

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'... a remarkably comprehensive book on the threats to man of environmental change ... A book to read now, for the 21st century.' David Sharp, The Lancet '... everyone who is concerned about leaving Read more...

 
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