People and the Environment
|Question # 47087||Environmental Science||1 year ago|
Your response should cover the questions below in full, and be at least 300 words long.
The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MEA) assessed the consequences of ecosystem change on human well-being. From 2001 to 2005, the MEA involved the work of more than 1,360 experts worldwide. Their findings provide state-of-the-art scientific appraisal of the condition and trends in the world's ecosystems and the services they provide, as well as the scientific basis for action to conserve and use them sustainably.
Open the link to the report "Ecosystems and Human Well-Being: Health Synthesis”. To understand the health impacts of ecosystem change, read the "Summary for Decision Makers”, pages 1-10 of this document. Then answer the following questions:
• What is this report about?
• List two new things you learned from reading this report. What are they? Explain them.
• What two actions would you take to reduce the threats to human health and life from one of the infectious diseases listed in Table 1.1 (page 24)?
• List one question that you would like to have answered as a result of reading this report.
Any materials cited should be referenced using the style guidelines established by the American Psychological Association (APA).
Doršner, K. (2020). Essentials of environmental science (2nd edition).
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