By Jeff Conant

ISBN-10: 0942364562

ISBN-13: 9780942364569

From water caliber to social inequality, from elevating plants to emerging temperatures, how we use traditional assets afftects our healthiness and future health. This highly-illustrated consultant may also help well-being promoters, educators, group leaders and usual humans take cost in their groups' environmental health and wellbeing. In small villages and big towns, 'A group advisor to Environmental overall healthiness' offers instruments, wisdom, and idea to start reworking the worldwide situation in evironmental health and wellbeing. This e-book comprises actions to stimulate serious considering and environmental swap, dozens of news of communitites in motion, and directions for making easy applied sciences to purify water, fresh with out toxics, eliminate pests, and extra. like every Hesperian books, this identify used to be built in session with companies from worldwide, making sure its appropriateness and usability for a number of cultures and conditions.

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33 21 Protecting Natural Resources for All How we use natural resources affects our health and the health of our communities. Because everyone uses natural resources, we all have some part to play in protecting, preserving, and sharing these resources. Unfortunately, natural resources are not shared equally among everyone. The poor use the least, and the rich use the most. Powerful corporations, governments, and militaries often take a large share of natural resources.

56 Preventing the spread of germs and worms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 Toxic pollution in water . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 Drawing for discussion: How do toxic chemicals get in the water? . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 Preventing toxic pollution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Story: Arsenic in “safe” water . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 The right to enough safe water .

47 Timothy’s story . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 How germs and worms spread disease . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 Activity: How diarrhea diseases spread . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 Diarrhea diseases . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 Treatment for diarrhea diseases . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 How to make rehydration drink .

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