E-books: Environment & Health

  • Environmental Health Engineering in the Tropics: Water, Sanitation and Disease Control book cover

    Environmental Health Engineering in the Tropics

    Water, Sanitation and Disease Control, 3rd Edition

    By Sandy Cairncross, Sir Richard Feachem

    This fully updated third edition of the classic text, widely cited as the most important and useful book for health engineering and disease prevention, describes infectious diseases in tropical and developing countries, and the effective measures that may be used against them.  The infections…

    eBook – 2018-11-12
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • Persistent, Bioaccumulative, and Toxic (PBT) Chemicals: Technical Aspects, Policies, and Practices book cover

    Persistent, Bioaccumulative, and Toxic (PBT) Chemicals

    Technical Aspects, Policies, and Practices, 1st Edition

    By Adam D. K. Abelkop, John D. Graham, Todd V. Royer

    Developed from the efforts of a multiyear, international project examining how persistent, bioaccumulative, and toxic (PBT) chemicals are evaluated and managed, Persistent, Bioaccumulative, and Toxic (PBT) Chemicals: Technical Aspects, Policies, and Practices focuses on improving the processes that…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    CRC Press

  • Technology, Globalization, and Sustainable Development: Transforming the Industrial State book cover

    Technology, Globalization, and Sustainable Development

    Transforming the Industrial State, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas A Ashford, Ralph P Hall

    Technology, Globalization, and Sustainable Development offers a unified, transdisciplinary approach for transforming the industrial state in order to promote sustainable development. The authors present a deep analysis of the ways that industrial states – both developed and developing – are…

    eBook – 2018-08-06
    Routledge

  • Air Pollution: Measurement, Modelling and Mitigation, Fourth Edition book cover

    Air Pollution

    Measurement, Modelling and Mitigation, Fourth Edition, 4th Edition

    By Abhishek Tiwary, Ian Williams

    This established textbook offers a one-stop, comprehensive coverage of air pollution, all in an easy-reading and accessible style. The fourth edition, broadly updated and developed throughout, includes a brand-new chapter providing a broader overview to the topic for general reading, and presents…

    eBook – 2018-07-04
    CRC Press

  • Sustainable Diets: How Ecological Nutrition Can Transform Consumption and the Food System book cover

    Sustainable Diets

    How Ecological Nutrition Can Transform Consumption and the Food System, 1st Edition

    By Pamela Mason, Tim Lang

    How can huge populations be fed healthily, equitably and affordably while maintaining the ecosystems on which life depends? The evidence of diet’s impact on public health and the environment has grown in recent decades, yet changing food supply, consumer habits and economic aspirations proves…

    eBook – 2017-03-27
    Routledge

  • Disaster Health Management: A Primer for Students and Practitioners book cover

    Disaster Health Management

    A Primer for Students and Practitioners, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gerry FitzGerald, Mike Tarrant, Peter Aitken, Marie Fredriksen

    Disaster health is an emerging field that focuses on developing prevention, preparation, response and recovery systems for dealing with health problems that result from a disaster. As disasters worldwide differ in their nature, scope and cultural context, a thorough understanding of the fundamental…

    eBook – 2016-09-13
    Routledge

  • Green Exercise: Linking Nature, Health and Well-being book cover

    Green Exercise

    Linking Nature, Health and Well-being, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jo Barton, Rachel Bragg, Carly Wood, Jules Pretty

    The concept of Green Exercise has now been widely adopted and implies a synergistic health benefit of being active in the presence of nature. This book provides a balanced overview and synthesis text on all aspects of Green Exercise and integrates evidence from many different disciplines including…

    eBook – 2016-07-07
    Routledge

  • Environmental Health: Indoor Exposures, Assessments and Interventions book cover

    Environmental Health

    Indoor Exposures, Assessments and Interventions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Theodore A. Myatt, Joseph G. Allen

    This title includes a number of Open Access chapters.Recent advances have been made on the identification of pollutants in indoor environments, the health effects associated with indoor or personal exposures, and interventions that can be implemented by occupants to mitigate exposures. The focus of…

    eBook – 2016-04-19
    Apple Academic Press

  • Food Literacy: Key concepts for health and education book cover

    Food Literacy

    Key concepts for health and education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Vidgen

    Globally, the food system and the relationship of the individual to that system, continues to change and grow in complexity. Eating is an everyday event that is part of everyone’s lives. There are many commentaries on the nature of these changes to what, where and how we eat and their…

    eBook – 2016-04-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Green Infrastructure and Public Health book cover

    Green Infrastructure and Public Health

    1st Edition

    By Christopher Coutts

    There is a growing body of knowledge revealing a sweeping array of connections between public health and green infrastructure – but not until now have the links between them been brought together in one comprehensive book. Green Infrastructure and Public Health provides an overview of current…

    eBook – 2016-02-05
    Routledge

  • Food Wars: The Global Battle for Mouths, Minds and Markets book cover

    Food Wars

    The Global Battle for Mouths, Minds and Markets, 2nd Edition

    By Tim Lang, Michael Heasman

    In the years since publication of the first edition of Food Wars much has happened in the world of food policy. This new edition brings these developments fully up to date within the original analytical framework of competing paradigms or worldviews shaping the direction and decision-making within…

    eBook – 2015-10-16
    Routledge

  • Green Infrastructure: Incorporating Plants and Enhancing Biodiversity in Buildings and Urban Environments book cover

    Green Infrastructure

    Incorporating Plants and Enhancing Biodiversity in Buildings and Urban Environments, 1st Edition

    By John W. Dover

    With more than half of the world's population now living in urban areas, it is vitally important that towns and cities are healthy places to live. The principal aim of this book is to synthesize the disparate literature on the use of vegetation in the built environment and its multifunctional…

    eBook – 2015-07-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urban Ecology

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