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Deforestation: effects on vector-borne disease.
This review addresses changes in the ecology of vectors and epidemiology of vector-borne diseases which result from deforestation. Selected examples are considered from viral and parasitic infections… Expand
Climate change and malaria transmission.
- S. Lindsay, M. Birley
- Environmental Science, Medicine
- Annals of tropical medicine and parasitology
- 1 December 1996
There is a consensus among climatologists that our planet is experiencing a progressive rise in surface temperature due to the increased production of "greenhouse" gases. Some of the possible… Expand
Managed flood releases from reservoirs: issues and guidance
ESTIMATING THE SURVIVAL AND BITING OF HAEMATOPHAGUS INSECTS WITH PARTICULAR REFERENCE OF CULICOIDES OBOSLETUS GROUP (DIPTERA: CERATOPOGONIDAE) IN SOUTHERN ENGLAND
Estimation of the survival and biting rates of Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae).
The average survival and biting rates of many hematophagous insects may be estimated in the field under conditions of variable recruitment rate from relatively short runs of nulliparous and parous… Expand
Alternate wet/dry irrigation in rice cultivation: a practical way to save water and control malaria and Japanese encephalitis?
- W. V. D. Hoek, R. Sakthivadivel, M. Renshaw, J. Silver, M. Birley, F. Konradsen
- Environmental Science, Geography
Due to increasing scarcity of freshwater resources that are available for irrigated agriculture in the future it will be necessary to produce more food with less water. More irrigated land is devoted… Expand
Health Impact Assessment: Principles and Practice
- M. Birley
- 10 August 2011
Foreword. 1. Introduction. 2. Health and its Determinants. 3. History of HIA. 4. HIA Management. 5. Methods and Tools. 6. Baseline Report. 7. Prioritization. 8. Recommendations and Management Plan.… Expand
Health impact assessment in multinationals: A case study of the Royal Dutch/Shell Group
- M. Birley
- 1 October 2005
Abstract Health impact assessment is part of the risk management process of multinational corporations/companies. Sexually transmitted infections, including HIV/AIDS, and the “paradox of plenty” are… Expand
A review of the health impacts of peri-urban natural resource development. Final Technical Report for project R6784.
Assessing survival rates of Anopheles farauti (Diptera: Culicidae) from Papua New Guinea
(1) A population of Anopheles farauti No. 1 from coastal Papua New Guinea was sampled for thirty-two consecutive nights at the end of both the wet and dry seasons, 1982. In the wet season five… Expand