Book 2014

Environmental Deterioration and Human Health

Natural and anthropogenic determinants

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ISBN: 978-94-007-7889-4 (Print) 978-94-007-7890-0 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

  2. Environmental Quality Deterioration and Health

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-15

      Environmental Deterioration and Human Health: An Overview

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      Pages 17-37

      Environment and Health in Italian Cities: The Case of Taranto

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      Pages 39-53

      Environmental Concerns of the Tanning Industry

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      Pages 55-71

      Environmental and Health Effects of Textile Industry Wastewater

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      Chapter

      Pages 73-95

      Applications of Bacillus thuringiensis for Prevention of Environmental Deterioration

  3. Pollution and Health

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 97-97

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      Pages 99-123

      Insecticides: Impact on the Environment and Human Health

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      Pages 125-162

      Spread of Antibiotic Resistance in the Environment: Impact on Human Health

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      Pages 163-213

      Persistent Organic Chemicals of Emerging Environmental Concern

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      Chapter

      Pages 215-227

      Application of Microorganisms in Bioremediation of Environment from Heavy Metals

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      Chapter

      Pages 229-262

      Organochlorine Pesticide Residues in Foodstuffs, Fish, Wildlife, and Human Tissues from India: Historical Trend and Contamination Status

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      Pages 263-288

      Management of Municipal Solid Waste Landfill Leachate: A Global Environmental Issue

  4. Climate Change and Health

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 289-289

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      Chapter

      Pages 291-313

      Climate Change and Migration: Food Insecurity as a Driver and Outcome of Climate Change-Related Migration

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      Chapter

      Pages 315-324

      Climate Change and Vector Borne Diseases in Latin America

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      Chapter

      Pages 325-333

      Climate Change and Geoenvironmental Problems in Indian Desert

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      Chapter

      Pages 335-346

      Geoecology of Malaria in India: Historical Perspective and a Case Study of Western Rajasthan

  5. Water Quality, Exposure and Health

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 347-347

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      Chapter

      Pages 349-369

      Spring Water Quality and Human Health in Foothill Settlements of Pir Panjal Range in Anantnag and Kulgam Districts of Jammu and Kashmir State, India

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      Chapter

      Pages 371-387

      Dietary Exposure to Arsenic as an Anthropogenic Factor: Beyond the Recommended Diet

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      Chapter

      Pages 389-399

      Land-Use Changes and Their Impact on Water Resources in Himalaya

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 401-421