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Human population health: sentinel criterion of environmental sustainability

McMichael, Anthony


Our personal day-to-day experience of health ailments, reinforced by much recent behaviour-oriented 'health promotion' rhetoric, easily misconstrues 'health' as a local and individual-level issue. We thus fail to recognize that, over time, the health profile of a population is the real 'bottom line' indicator of the prevailing environmental and social conditions: food yields, freshwater supplies, climatic stability, natural constraints on infectious agents, social relations, and the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability
DOI: 10.1016/j.cosust.2009.07.001


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