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Title Environmental deterioration and human health : natural and anthropogenic determinants / Abdul Malik, Elisabeth Grohmann, Rais Akhtar, editors
Published Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, [2014]
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Table of Contents
pt. I Environmental Quality Deterioration and Health 
1.Environmental Deterioration and Human Health: An Overview / Abdul Malik3
2.Environment and Health in Italian Cities: The Case of Taranto / Cosimo Palagiano17
3.Environmental Concerns of the Tanning Industry / Abdul Malik39
4.Environmental and Health Effects of Textile Industry Wastewater / Abdul Malik55
5.Applications of Bacillus thuringiensis for Prevention of Environmental Deterioration / Jasdeep Chatrath Padaria73
pt. II Pollution and Health 
6.Insecticides: Impact on the Environment and Human Health / Salman Ahmad99
7.Spread of Antibiotic Resistance in the Environment: Impact on Human Health / Elisabeth Grohmann125
8.Persistent Organic Chemicals of Emerging Environmental Concern / Luciana Pereira163
9.Application of Microorganisms in Bioremediation of Environment from Heavy Metals / Christel Baum215
10.Organochlorine Pesticide Residues in Foodstuffs, Fish, Wildlife, and Human Tissues from India: Historical Trend and Contamination Status / B. Ravichandran229
11.Management of Municipal Solid Waste Landfill Leachate: A Global Environmental Issue / Yong Sik Ok263
pt. III Climate Change and Health 
12.Climate Change and Migration: Food Insecurity as a Driver and Outcome of Climate Change-Related Migration / Celia McMichael291
13.Climate Change and Vector Borne Diseases in Latin America / Flavia RL Suassuna Dutra315
14.Climate Change and Geoenvironmental Problems in Indian Desert / H. S. Sharma325
15.Geoecology of Malaria in India: Historical Perspective and a Case Study of Western Rajasthan / Rais Akhtar335
pt. IV Water Quality, Exposure and Health 
16.Spring Water Quality and Human Health in Foothill Settlements of Pir Panjal Range in Anantnag and Kulgam Districts of Jammu and Kashmir State, India / T. A. Kanth349
17.Dietary Exposure to Arsenic as an Anthropogenic Factor: Beyond the Recommended Diet / Rebeca Monroy Torres371
18.Land-Use Changes and Their Impact on Water Resources in Himalaya / Prakash C. Tiwari389
 Index401
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Contents Part I: Environmental Quality Deterioration and Health -- Part II: Pollution and Health.- Part III: Climate Change and Health -- Part IV Water Quality, Exposure and Health
Summary This book discusses the natural and anthropogenic determinants of the environment and their impact on human health. It throws light on the perspectives of climate change with case studies from Australia, India, Italy, and Latin America. Themes covered are ecology of antibiotic resistant microorganisms, pesticide and heavy metal (arsenic) problems in natural environment; molecular advances in understanding of microbial interactions; ecological studies of human/animal health and diseases; food security, technological developments and more. The various chapters incorporate both theoretical and applied aspects and may serve as baseline information for future research through which significant development is possible
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Environmental degradation.
Environmental quality.
Ecological and Environmental Phenomena.
Environment and Public Health.
Form Electronic book
Author Malik, Abdul
Grohmann, Elisabeth.
Akhtar, Rais, 1946-
ISBN 9400778899
9400778902 (electronic bk.)
9789400778894
9789400778900 (electronic bk.)