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Transboundary and Global Health Concerns

Annalee Yassi, Tord Kjellström, Theo de Kok and Tee L. Guidotti

in Basic Environmental Health

Published in print May 2001 | ISBN: 9780195135589
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199864102 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195135589.003.0011
Transboundary and Global Health Concerns

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This chapter focuses on transboundary and global health concerns. Topics discussed include the health consequences of war, ozone depletion and ultraviolet radiation, climate change and the greenhouse effect, deforestation and desertification, biodiversity, acid precipitation, transboundary movements of hazardous waste, disasters, and global chemical contamination.

Keywords: ozone depletion; greenhouse effect; war; hazardous waste; climate change

Chapter.  13753 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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