Primary, secondary and tertiary effects of eco-climatic change: The medical response

Colin BUTLER, David Harley

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Climatic and ecological change threaten human health globally. Manifestations include lost species, vanishing glaciers and more frequent heavy rain. In the second half of this century, accelerating sea level rise is likely to cause crop loss, and population dislocation. These problems may be magnified by dysfunctional human responses, including conflict.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)230-234
Number of pages5
JournalPostgraduate Medical Journal
Issue number1014
Publication statusPublished - 2010


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