Conservation Medicine

Conservation Medicine ebook complet au format Pdf, ePub et Kindle. Conservation Medicine de A. Alonso Aguirre,Richard S. Ostfeld,Gary M. Tabor,Carol House,Mary C. Pearl, publié par Oxford University Press le 2002-09-26 avec 576 pages. Conservation Medicine est l'un des livres populaires de Science parmi de nombreux autres livres complets sur amazon kindle illimité, cliquez sur Obtenir un livre pour commencer à lire et télécharger des livres en ligne gratuitement dès maintenant. Obtenez plus d'avantages avec l'essai gratuit Kindle Unlimited, vous pouvez lire autant de livres que vous le souhaitez maintenant.

  • Conservation Medicine

  • Auteur : A. Alonso Aguirre,Richard S. Ostfeld,Gary M. Tabor,Carol House,Mary C. Pearl
  • Editeur : Oxford University Press
  • Isbn Code : 0199882215
  • Genre : Science
  • Nombre de pages : 432
  • Date de publication : 2002-09-26
  • Évaluation des livres 4.5
    Par 38 lecteurs

Conservation medicine is an emerging discipline, focussing on the intersection of ecosystem health, animal health, and human health. Work in the biomedical and veterinary sciences is now being folded into conservation biology; to explore the connections between animal and human health; trace the environmental sources of pathogens and pollutants; develop an understanding of the ecological causes of changes in human and animal health; and understand the consequences of diseases to populations and ecological communities. Conservation Medicine defines this new discipline. It examines ecological health issues from various standpoints, including the emergence and resurgence of infectious disease agents; the increasing impacts of toxic chemicals and hazardous substances; and the health implications of habitat fragmentation and degradation and loss of biodiversity. It will provide a framework to examine the connections between the health of the planet and the health of all species and challenge practitioners and students in the health sciences and natural sciences to think about new, collaborative ways to address ecological health concerns.

In recent years, species and ecosystems have been threatened by many anthropogenic factors manifested in local and global declines of populations and species. Although we consider conservation medicine an emerging field, the ...

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