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Impacts of Climate Change on Caribbean Life.
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PMID:  23153166     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We appreciate Ford's documentation of the many ways in which climate change threatens the traditional lifestyles and health of indigenous and other populations.(1) As Ford states, the impacts of climate change on indigenous peoples are primarily studied in Australia and the Arctic, leaving much unknown about their global scale and manifestations in other regions.(1) We believe that small island communities such as the Caribbean are also vulnerable to climate change because of their coastal-dependent geographies and lifestyles. (Am J Public Health. Published online ahead of print November 15, 2012: e1. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2012.301095).
Authors:
Cheryl Macpherson; Muge Akpinar-Elci
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-11-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of public health     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1541-0048     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Public Health     Publication Date:  2012 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-16     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1254074     Medline TA:  Am J Public Health     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Cheryl Macpherson is with the Bioethics Department, St George's University School of Medicine, Grenada, WI. Muge Akpinar-Elci is with the Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, St George's University School of Medicine.
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