Essentials of Environmental Health (Second Edition) provides a clear and comprehensive study of the major topics in environmental health.
Environmental threats are occurring on a worldwide scale. Dramatic pictures showing the devastating effects of natural disasters lead the nightly news. Stories of oil spills, contaminated groundwater, deforestation, and depleted fisheries appear in the pages of newspapers daily.
National and international policymakers are concerned about the potential impact on the health of the world’s population and, as a result, much progress has been made in informing the public and introducing regulations with the hopes of containing these hazards.