An Environmental Medical Model

In the previous post we explored the idea of the human body being analogous with the Earth, and that illness could be used as a metaphor for the current environmental crises we face. Now we develop this idea in greater depth. We compare the different medical models (allopathic, naturopathic and integrative), discuss how each of these models might be applied to the successful management of the environment, and propose a new medical model for environmental health We explore how environmental damage, depletion of natural resources, and loss of biodiversity may impact our health and ultimately, our survival on this Earth.

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