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Health of the Environment
Experience of Assessment
By Vladimir M. Zakharov, et al.
Translated by N.A. Gorgolyuk, et al.
Center for Russian Environmental Policy
293 pages, illustrated
$79.50 paper original
Development of a new methodology for a more detailed estimation of the state, or health, of the environment in terms of its favorableness for living beings, including humans, is now on the agenda. Why health? Because the quality of the environment is estimated from the population health of living beings. The goal of this work is to present and summarize examples of the practical applications of the proposed methodology for integrated estimation of the health of the environment with the use of different approaches for different living organisms.