One Health: Human, Animal, and Environment Triad (Hardcover)

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One Health: Human, Animal, and Environment Triad By Meththika Vithanage (Editor), Majeti Narasimha Vara Prasad (Editor) Cover Image
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A balanced and multidisciplinary exploration of the One Health concept

In One Health: Human, Animal, and Environment Triad, a team of distinguished researchers introduces and explains the concept of One Health by providing an overview of the One Health idea from the perspective of diverse disciplines, from earth and environmental science to ecology and conservation to veterinary and human medicine. The authors also present case studies demonstrating the real-world challenges and opportunities of this interdisciplinary approach to sustainable human well-being.

Readers will find insightful discussions of the interactions between chemical pollutants and water, soil, and the atmosphere, as well as detailed examinations of sustainable food supply, waste management, and pathogen control, backed up by extensive reference data.

One Health: Human, Animal, and Environment Triad also includes:

  • The emergence and re-emergence of zoonoses and other infectious diseases
  • The behavior of microplastics in soil and water
  • Organic farming and its influence on soil health
  • The role of light for human well-being

Perfect for researchers interested in global health, ecological health, medical geology, toxicology, epidemiology, and zoonotic diseases, One Health: Human, Animal, and Environment Triad will also benefit professionals with an interest in public health and other public services, resource conservation, waste management, and the circular economy.

About the Author

Meththika Vithanage is Professor and Director of the Ecosphere Resilience Research Center in the Faculty of Applied Sciences at the University of Sri Jayewardenepura in Sri Lanka. Her research is focused on the environmental remediation of toxic metals, antibiotics, agrochemicals, serpentine soil chemistry, and waste biomass conversion. Majeti Prasad, PhD, is Emeritus Professor in the School of Life Sciences at the University of Hyderabad in India. He has 38 years' experience teaching environmental science in India's federal university system.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781119867302
ISBN-10: 1119867304
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: June 7th, 2023
Pages: 480
Language: English