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Biodiversity and human health

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Published by Island Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmental health -- Congresses,
  • Biological diversity -- Congresses,
  • Pharmacognosy -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Francesca Grifo and Joshua Rosenthal ; foreword by Thomas E. Lovejoy.
    ContributionsGrifo, Francesca., Rosenthal, Joshua.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA565.A2 B56 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 379 p. :
    Number of Pages379
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL993294M
    ISBN 101559635002, 1559635010
    LC Control Number96031800

    Biodiversity and Biomedicine: Our Future provides a new outlook on Earth’s animal, plant, and fungi species as vital sources for human health treatments. While there are over 10 million various species on the planet, only 2 million have been discovered and named.   This open access book identifies and discusses biodiversity’s contribution to physical, mental and spiritual health and wellbeing. Furthermore, the book identifies the implications of this.

      Human Health. Contemporary societies that live close to the land often have a broad knowledge of the medicinal uses of plants growing in their area. Most plants produce secondary plant compounds, which are toxins used to protect the plants from insects and other animals that eat them, but some of which also work as medicines. Biodiversity and Human Health (2) View larger image. By: Bhaswati Bhattacharya and Mary Campbell and Jensa Bell and Michael Boyd and into Bookshare to access this title. Learn about membership options, or view our freely available titles. Synopsis The book provides a common framework for physicians and biomedical researchers who wish to.

    Biodiversity and Human Health: : Grifo: Books. Skip to main Hello, Sign in. Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Best Sellers Today's Deals Prime Video Help Books New Releases Gift Ideas Home & Garden Electronics Vouchers 4/5(2). Biodiversity and Human Health [Jensa Bell, Bhaswati Bhattacharya, Michael Boyd, Mary Campbell, Eric Chivian, Paul Cox, Gordon Cragg, Andrew P. Dobson, Kate Duffy.


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The implications of biodiversity loss for the global environment have been widely discussed, but only recently has attention been paid to its direct and serious effects on human health.

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Based on a two-day conference sponsored by the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, and the Smithsonian Institution, the book opens a 4/5(3). Biodiversity and Human Health brings together leading thinkers on the global environment and biomedicine to explore the human health consequences of the loss of biological diversity.

Based on a two-day conference sponsored by the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, and the Smithsonian Institution, the book opens a. The Rockefeller Foundation/Lancet Commission report on planetary health () shows how improving human health has been primarily done to the detriment of the environment.

The report highlights that global environmental change (including climate change, deforestation, land use change and loss of biodiversity) is a serious threat to human health.

Francesca Grifo is director of the Center for Biodiversity and Conservation at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. Joshua Rosenthal is director of biodiversity programs at the Fogarty International Center of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland.

This transdisciplinary book will attract a wide audience interested in biodiversity, ecology, resource management, public health, psychology, urban planning, and landscape architecture. The emphasis is on multiple human health benefits from biodiversity - in particular with respect to the increasing challenge of climate change.

The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), decides the theme for the day every year — this year, the focus is on food and health as there is a direct link between biodiversity, food and human wellbeing. Over the last hundred years more than 90 per cent of crop varieties have disappeared.

Human impact on biodiversity equals, roughly, number of humans times the amount consumed per capita, with a correction factor for good or bad behavior. Because solving the population problem is essential to stopping the biodiversity crisis, it is striking that in a long book with a chapter on how we can modify our consumption to protect.

Biodiversity Change and Human Health brings together leading experts from the natural science and social science realms as well as the medical community to explore the explicit linkages between human-driven alterations of biodiversity and documented impacts of those changes on human health.

The book utilizes multidisciplinary approaches to explore and address the complex interplay between. Biodiversity and human health linkages: concepts, determinants, drivers of change and approaches to integration 28 1.

BIODIVERSITY, HEALTH AND INTERACTIONS _____28 2. EQUITY AND SOCIAL DIMENSIONS OF HEALTH AND BIODIVERSITY _____ 30 3. BIODIVERSITY, ECOSYSTEM FUNCTIONS AND SERVICES _____ 33 4. Biodiversity and Human Health brings together leading thinkers on the global environment and biomedicine to explore the human health consequences of the loss of biological diversity.

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