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Environmental contaminants, ecosystems and human health

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Published by Pennsylvania Academy of Science in Easton, PA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

PRIORITY 2.

Statementedited by S.K. Majumdar, E.W. Miller, F.J. Brenner.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsIN PROCESS
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 507 p. ;
Number of Pages507
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL821168M
ISBN 100945809123
LC Control Number95074813
OCLC/WorldCa36772918

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  ENVIRONMENTAL AND HUMAN HEALTH Environmental health Climate and health Infectious diseases Water-related diseases Risks due to chemicals in food Cancer and environment HUMAN RIGHTS Equity Nutrition, health and human rights Intellectual Property Rights and Community Biodiversity Registers/5(47). The contamination of the environment with antibiotics and other emerging contaminants may result in changes in the microbial ecology of that environment, possibly changing the types of bacteria that carry out important ecosystem processes such as nutrient transformations and biomass decomposition.

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