Biodiversity and Health in the Face of Climate Change

by Melissa R. Marselle, Jutta Stadler, Horst Korn, Katherine N. Irvine, Aletta Bonn

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Book Description

This book identifies and discusses biodiversity's contribution to physical, mental and spiritual health and wellbeing. Furthermore, the book identifies the implications of this relationship for nature conservation, public health, landscape architecture and urban planning – and considers the opportunities of nature-based solutions for climate change adaptation.

This transdisciplinary book will attract a wide audience interested in biodiversity, ecology, resource management, public health, psychology, urban planning, and landscape architecture. The emphasis is on multiple human health benefits from biodiversity - in particular with respect to the increasing challenge of climate change. This makes the book unique to other books that focus either on biodiversity and physical health or natural environments and mental wellbeing. The book is written as a definitive 'go-to' book for those who are new to the field of biodiversity and health.

This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY). You can download Biodiversity and Health in the Face of Climate Change ebook for free in PDF format (10.9 MB).

Book Details

Publisher
Springer
Published
2019
Pages
494
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9783030023171
ISBN10
3030023176
ISBN13 Digital
9783030023188
ISBN10 Digital
3030023184
PDF Size
10.9 MB
License
CC BY

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