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date: 21 August 2019

Public Health  

Source:
Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability
Author(s):
Trevor J. B. DUMMERTrevor J. B. DUMMER

Human health is a fundamental component of sustainable development and intrinsically linked to the environment. Population growth, urbanization, and rapid economic and industrial development throughout India and China are damaging the natural environment and negatively affecting population health. A multisector approach must ensure that development does not come at the expense of the environment, consequences that will be passed on to the health of future generations. ...

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