Examines health problems related to the environment and the role played by science and technology in the cause and control of pollution
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'Our Precarious Habitat' was written to inform the general reader who wishes to know how science and technology affect his daily life, and to enable him to evaluate environmental issues objectively in their political context at the community, state, and the national level. It is also directed to the college student in environmental and health courses.About the Author:
MELVIN A. BENARDE, PhD, is the author of ten books, including Global Warning, Global Warming (Wiley) and previous editions of Our Precarious Habitat. He is the former director of Temple University's Environmental Resource Center and a professor in their Graduate Program in Industrial Hygiene, professor and acting chairman in the Department of Community Medicine at Hahnemann Medical School, and Associate Director of the Environmental Studies Institute at Drexel University. Dr. Benarde has studied environmental issues and their impact on human health for more than three decades.
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