Description - Six Modern Plagues and How We Are Causing Them by Mark Jerome Walters
The first book for the general reader that connects emerging health risks and their ecological origins. Draws on new research, interviews, and the author's own investigations to weave together a compelling argument: that changes
humans have made to the environment, from warming the climate to clearing the forests, have contributed to, if not caused a rising tide of diseases that are afflicting humans and many other species.
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Author Biography - Mark Jerome Walters
Mark Jerome Walters is a professor of journalism and media studies at the University of South Florida, St. Petersburg. The author of two previous books and many articles, he was trained as a veterinarian as well as a journalist.