Health and the Environment
(Health and the Environment)

Environmental quality and public health, pollution threats to health, risks and benefits of biotechnology, quality of life. Topics include: Sources of air pollution; Components of air pollution; Health effects of air pollution; Indoor air pollution; Global warming; Acid rain; Controlling air pollution; Point and non-point sources of water pollution; Components of water pollution; Organic wastes, nutrients and bio-stimulants, and pathogens; Health problems related to water pollution; Sources of soil contamination; Health implications of pesticide use; Chemicals in food; Toxics in the environment; Food safety and the World Health Organisation; Noise pollution; Health effects of noise; Effects of radiation on health; Cancer and radiation; Electromagnetic fields; Health and biotechnology; Genetically-altered crops; Genetic engineering.