Is a Little Pollution Good for You?: Incorporating Societal Values in Environmental Research

Oup Usa (2010)

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Kevin Elliott
University of Newcastle
Abstract
Could low-level exposure to polluting chemicals be analogous to exercise -- a beneficial source of stress that strengthens the body? Some scientists studying the phenomenon of hormesis claim that that this may be the case.s A Little Pollution Good For You? critically examines the current evidence for hormesis.
Keywords Environmental responsibility  Environmental ethics  Pollution  Social values
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Call number GE195.7.E48 2010
ISBN(s) 9780199755622   9780199374069   0199755620   9780199755622 (alk. paper)
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