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Biodiversity and Human Health

By Adam Shelepak Published November 8, 2013

Words like "climate change" and "global warming" have become buzzwords that are now common in our vernacular for both scientists and nonscientists alike. However, do we really know the impacts that these will have on life on the planet Earth. As common as talk about climate change is, one often overlooked aspect is the worldwide loss of biodiversity and how greatly this will affect the human population in the field of medicine.


Climate Change and Social Change

By Adam Shelepak Published October 10, 2013

Social change and civil unrest are a part of human culture. These actions are a threat to occur in any society and have been a threat to occur since the beginning of civilization itself. Today, with growing environmental pressures, another factor is added to the depth of social change: climate change.