Environmental Health in the 21st Century: From Air Pollution to Zoonotic Diseases, 1st Edition

  • Richard Crume
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  • ISBN-10: 1440843651
  • ISBN-13: 9781440843655
  • DDC: 363.73
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 760 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released May 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Overview

This concisely written and easy-to-read resource provides timely information on emerging issues and valuable historical context that enables students to better understand a broad range of environmental health topics, from pollution to infectious diseases, natural disasters, and waste management.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
Alphabetical List of Entries.
Topical List of Entries.
Preface.
Introduction to Environmental Health.
Environmental Health: A Historical Perspective.
1: Air Pollution.
2: Airnow and the Air Quality Index.
3: Allergens in the Environment.
4: Ambient Air Quality.
5: Ames Test.
6: Antibiotic Resistance.
7: Arctic Environment and Human Health.
8: Arsenic Pollution.
9: Asbestos.
10: Asthma.
11: Atomic Energy Commission.
12: Autism and Environmental Exposure.
13: Automobile and Truck Emissions and Controls.
14: Aviation Emissions.
15: Bhopal Incident.
16: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
17: Bioaccumulation of Environmental Contaminants.
18: Biodegradable Materials, Health Benefits of.
19: Biodiversity and Health.
20: Biofortification.
21: Biomimicry Solutions in Medicine, Agriculture, and Energy.
22: Biomonitoring and Biomarkers.
23: Bioremediation for Waste Treatment.
24: Biosphere, Environmental Threats to.
25: Bioterrorism.
26: Bisphenol A (BPA).
27: Black Lung Disease.
28: Breast Cancer and Environmental Exposure.
29: Brower, David.
30: Brown, Lester.
31: Brownfields.
32: Bubonic Plague.
33: Cancer Cluster.
34: Cancer Risk from Environmental Exposure.
35: Carbon Capture and Sequestration.
36: Carbon Dioxide and the Carbon Cycle.
37: Carson, Rachel.
38: Carter Center.
39: Cell Phone Radiation.
40: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
41: Chadwick, Alan.
42: Chemical Weapons Elimination.
43: Chernobyl Incident.
44: Children’s Environmental Health.
45: Chlorofluorocarbons.
46: Cholera.
47: Clean Air Act.
48: Clean Coal Technology.
49: Clean Water Act.
50: Climate Change and Human Health.
51: Clinton Foundation.
52: Coal Ash Disposal.
53: Combined Sewer Overflow.
54: Communicable Diseases.
55: Community Gardening.
56: Composting, Health, Benefits of.
57: Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations, Pollution from.
58: Construction Site Runoff.
59: Consumer Product Safety Commission.
60: Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution.
61: Cookstoves, Health Impacts of.
62: Coral Reefs and Food Supply.
63: Cousteau, Jacques-Yves.
64: Crops and Vegetation, Air Pollution Damage to.
65: Cuyahoga River Incidents.
66: Cyanobacteria Toxins.
67: DDT Exposure.
68: Deepwater Horizon Incident.
69: Deforestation.
70: Dioxin Pollution.
71: Disaster Preparedness and Response.
72: Donora Incident.
73: Dose-Response Assessment.
74: Drinking Water Quality and Regulation.
75: Drought and Desertification, Health Consequences of.
76: Earth Charter.
77: Earth Day.
78: Ebola Virus.
79: E-Cigarettes.
80: Ecosystems, Importance of.
81: Electric Power Generation, Health Implications of.
82: Electronic Waste Disposal.
83: Emergency Planning and Community Right-To-Know Act.
84: Endangered Species and Human Health.
85: Endocrine Disruptors.
86: Energy Star.
87: Environmental Auditing.
88: Environmental Epidemiology.
89: Environmental Health Profession.
90: Environmental Impact Assessment.
91: Environmental Justice.
92: Environmental Protection Agency.
93: Environmental Refugee.
94: Environmental Risk, Communication of.
95: Environmental Toxicology.
96: Environmentalism.
97: Epigenetics.
98: Escherichia Coli (E. Coli) Infection.
99: Estuary Pollution.
100: Eutrophication.
101: Exposure Pathways.
102: Exxon Valdez Incident.
103: Federal Emergency Management Agency.
104: Fish Consumption Advisories.
105: Fishing Practices and Food Supply.
106: Flint, Michigan, Contaminated Drinking Water in.
107: Fluoridation of Water.
108: Food Safety and Technology.
109: Food Supply, Environmental Threats to.
110: Foodborne Diseases.
111: Formaldehyde.
112: Fugitive Dust.
113: Fukushima Daiichi Incident.
114: Fuller, Buckminster.
115: Genetic Engineering and GMOs.
116: Geographical Information System Mapping.
117: Gore, Albert, Jr..
118: Great Lakes Pollution.
119: Green Packaging.
120: Green Seal Program.
121: Green Space in Urban Environments.
122: Greenhouse Effect and Global Warming.
123: Groundwater Pollution and Depletion.
124: Guinea Worm Disease.
125: Hazard Ranking System.
126: Hazardous Air Pollutants.
127: Hazardous Waste Disposal.
128: Healthcare-Associated Infections.
129: Heat Island Effect in Urban Areas.
130: Heat Waves.
131: Heavy Metal Pollution.
132: Hexavalent Chromium.
133: Human Ecology and Health.
134: Human Exposure Assessment.
135: Hybrid and Electric Automobiles, Health Benefits from.
136: Hydraulic Fracturing.
137: Hydrologic Cycle and Climate.
138: Hygiene Hypothesis and Hormesis.
139: Hypoxia, Gulf of Mexico.
140: Indoor Environment.
141: Industrial Effluents.
142: Industrial Hygiene.
143: Infectious Diseases.
144: Insect-Borne Diseases.
145: Integrated Risk Information System.
146: Intensive Farming Practices and Health.
147: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
148: International Environmental Law and Policy.
149: Invasive Species and Human Health.
150: Itai-Itai Disease.
151: Kuwaiti Oil Fires.