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Wetlands and Human Health (Wetlands


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Wetlands as settings for human health - the benefits and the paradox.
Public health perspectives on water systems and ecology.
Wetlands, well-being, food security and medicinal products.
Wetlands as sites of exposure to infectious diseases.
Wetlands as sites of exposure to pollution and toxicants.
Healthy wetlands, healthy people: mosquito borne disease.
Wetlands as livelihoods and contributions they make to health and well-being.
Wetlands and health: how do urban wetlands contribute to community well-being?
Wetlands as places that help absorb the damage of natural disasters.
Interventions required to enhance human well-being by addressing the erosion of ecosystem services in wetlands.
Wetland wise use and human health - guidance for wetland managers.
A synthesis of the benefits and paradoxes of wetlands as settings for human health.


"The volume emphasizes an ecosystem approach that ties the well-being of humans-individuals and populations-to water bodies that in fact provide a wealth of ecological services, both necessities and luxuries. ... The social importance of wetlands is emphasized throughout. ... Summing Up: Recommended. All readers." (M. Gochfeld, Choice, Vol. 53 (5), January, 2016)

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