Summary: Environmental threats are occurring on a worldwide scale. Dramatic pictures of the devastating effects of natural disasters lead the nightly news. Stories of chemical spills and contaminated groundwater, deforestation and suburban sprawl, depleted fisheries and exploding human population, litter the pages of the newspapers daily.
National and international policymakers are concerned about the potential impact on the health of the world's population and on the ...show moreglobal environment and, as a result, much progress has been made in informing the public and introducing regulations for the control of these hazards.
As the first in the Essential Public Health series, Essentials of Environmental Health is a clear and comprehensive study of the major topics of environmental health including:
The companion website for this edition will provide additional resources and learning aids, including PowerPoints, an instructor's manual, test questions, and flashcards. ...show less