Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Environmental Health

Management and Prevention Practices

Edited by Abdelhadi Makan

Abdelmalek Essaâdi University

It took a long time for humans to recognize the existence of a direct link between environmental pollution and health deterioration. In the 1990s, scientists demonstrated the existence of this link through epidemiological studies and new technical materials that can measure accumulation effects of small toxic quantities. Consequently, concerns about human health were accentuated, and the notion of environmental health has emerged. This book covers some practices for managing, controlling, and preventing environmental factors that may affect current and future generations' health. Topics relate to either the natural or the built environment and include air and water pollution, rainwater harvesting, climate change effects, marine pollution, and ecological indicators.

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Environmental HealthManagement and Prevention PracticesEdited by Abdelhadi Makan

Published: January 8th 2020

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.73403

ISBN: 978-1-78984-895-3

Print ISBN: 978-1-78984-894-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83962-777-4

Copyright year: 2020

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2436 Total Chapter Downloads

2 Crossref Citations

2 Web of Science Citations

9 Dimensions Citations


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1. Particulate Matter Exposure: Genomic Instability, Disease, and Cancer Risk

By Lyda Espitia-Pérez, Luisa Jiménez-Vidal and Pedro Espitia-Pérez


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2. Pollution of Water Resources and Environmental Impacts in Urban Areas of Developing Countries: Case of the City of Les Cayes (Haiti)

By Ketty Balthazard-Accou, Evens Emmanuel, Patrice Agnamey and Christian Raccurt


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3. Rainwater Harvesting Infrastructure Management

By Mirzi Betasolo and Carl Smith


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4. Fluoride in Volcanic Areas: A Case Study in Medical Geology

By Diana Paula Silva Linhares, Patrícia Ventura Garcia and Armindo dos Santos Rodrigues


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5. Biophysical and Economic Factors of Climate Change Impact Chain in the Agriculture Sector of ECOWAS

By Calvin Atewamba and Edward R. Rhodes


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6. Mercury Cycling in the Gulf of Gdańsk (Southern Baltic Sea)

By Dominika Saniewska


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7. Metazoan Endoparasites as Biological Indicators of Baltic Cod Biology

By Kurt Buchmann


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