Promoting global population health while constraining the environmental footprint

A McMichael, Colin BUTLER

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Populations today face increasing health risks from human-induced regional and global environmental changes and resultant ecological nonsustainability. Localized environmental degradation that has long accompanied population growth, industrialization, and rising consumerism has now acquired a global and often systemic dimension (e.g., climate change, disrupted nitrogen cycling, biodiversity loss).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)179-197
Number of pages19
JournalAnnual Review of Public Health
Publication statusPublished - 2010


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