The endangered Nukak-Mak

Or are there creative alternatives?

global warming can lead to more cases of plague, warns a recent study. Warmer springs and more moist summers may create conditions for Yersina pestis

This book contains case studies of selected Natural Resource Management projects implemented by the partners of Caritas India. Promotion of natural resource management is a proactive and long-term strategy of Caritas India. Caritas India evolved an environment policy that focuses on protection, preservation and conservation of natural resources like land, water and biomass.

after the monsoon deluge, Mumbai has witnessed an outbreak of diseases such as malaria, dengue and leptospirosis, taking the death toll to 68 on August 2. The pace at which people are dying is

The accelerated growth of finfish aquaculture has resulted in a series of developments detrimental to the environment and human health. The latter is illustrated by the widespread and unrestricted use of prophylactic antibiotics in this industry, especially in developing countries, to forestall bacterial infections resulting from sanitary shortcomings in fish rearing.

How the disease became an epidemic

Method devised to mass produce drug against bird flu

135,000 affected by chikungunya disease, government yet to assess gravity of situation

The importance of food safety within human health has been widely recognized. The safety of foods of animal origin is particularly relevant because the large majority of foodborne diseases derive from poultry, eggs, meat, dairy products and fish. This textbook covers an integrated approach to this type of food production, hygiene and safety and shows how it results in concurrent benefits to animal well being, human health and protection of the environment, and socioeconomics.