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Article Health in a changing climate
In August 2007, local health authorities in Italy detected a high number of cases of an unusual illness in Castiglione di Cervia and Castiglione di Ravenna, two small villages divided by a river. Almost 200 people were affected and one elderly man died (Angelini et al., 2007).
Located in Signals — well-being and the environment Signals 2011 Articles
Infographic D source code How are the environment and our well-being and health connected?
Natural resources fuel our production and consumption, and create wealth and jobs, contributing to our quality of life and well-being. But our level of resource consumption is undermining our ecosystems’ capacity to provide for us in the future.
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Image Human health - Theme image
Located in Environmental topics Environment and health
Infographic Indoor air pollution
Located in Signals — well-being and the environment Signals 2013 Infographics
Press Release Industrial air pollution cost Europe up to €169 billion in 2009, EEA reveals
Air pollution from the 10,000 largest polluting facilities in Europe cost citizens between € 102 and 169 billion in 2009. This was one of the findings of a new report from the European Environment Agency (EEA) which analysed the costs of harm to health and the environment caused by air pollution. Half of the total damage cost (between € 51 and 85 billion) was caused by just 191 facilities.
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Press Release C source code header Industrial air pollution has high economic cost
Air pollution from Europe's largest industrial facilities cost society at least €59 billion, and possibly as much as €189 billion in 2012, according to an assessment published today by the European Environment Agency (EEA). Half of these damage costs were caused by just 1 % of the industrial plants.
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Figure Infant death (under 1 year) per 10 000 live births due to selected causes in EECCA countries
Abstract: infant death (under 1 year) per 10 000 live births due to selected causes (all causes, respiratory diseases, infectious and parasitic diseases) in 1995 and 2004 in the EECCA countries
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SOER Message application/vnd.symbian.install Key message 5 — SOER synthesis
Environment, health and quality of life — Water and air pollution have declined but not enough to achieve good ecological quality in all water bodies or to ensure good air quality in all urban areas. Widespread exposure to multiple pollutants and chemicals and concerns about long-term damage to human health together imply the need for more large-scale pollution prevention programmes and the use of precautionary approaches.
Located in The European environment – state and outlook 2010 The European environment – state and outlook 2010: Synthesis Key messages
File Late lessons II Chapter 4 - Too much to swallow PCE contamination of mains water
Located in Publications Late lessons from early warnings: science, precaution, innovation Single chapters
Figure Life expectancy and healthy life years at birth in EU-27, Iceland and Norway in 2007, by gender
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