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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 13 The Geological Aspects of Environmental Health Introduction Industrial and agricultural processes use many materials that are of benefit to society BUT they may also have adverse environmental consequences to people and ecosystems world wide Herbicides and pesticides have protected our crops but has adverse consequences Example: DDT to combat malaria can travel up the food chain Disease is the imbalance resulting from a poor adjustment between an individual and the Introduction Industrial and agricultural processes use many materials that are of benefit to society BUT they may also have adverse environmental consequences to people and ecosystems world wide Herbicides and pesticides have protected our crops but has adverse consequences Example: DDT to combat malaria can travel up the food chain Disease is the imbalance resulting from a poor adjustment between an individual and the environment Environmentally Transmitted Infectious Diseases Food, water, air and soil. Food, water, air and soil....
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