EcoHealth 101


This website was {definitionbot=disable}developed as a tool for students and teachers. But it's also a great resource for anyone interested in the environment and human health.

  • EcoHealth is rooted in serious science. In fact, it grew out of graduate courses from the University of Wisconsin at Madison and Johns Hopkins University.
  • Our science team taps the latest research to keep the site up-to-date and accurate. EcoHealth’s Dr. Jonathan Patz has for over a decade been a lead author for the UN IPCC, which shared the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize.
  • Photos, diagrams, maps, and video clips enhance our coverage of complex topics.
  • Links take you to carefully-chosen sites where you can learn more.
  • Lesson plans connect these vital topics to national science education standards.
  • The news page links today's headlines to in-depth analysis throughout the site.
  • The glossary includes cutting-edge scientific terms and phrases.



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