Defining Environmental Health
The term “environment” can be interpreted in many ways, depending on the context and perspective. Start by looking up the term “environment” in several dictionaries. Take note of the differences and similarities of each definition and any examples that might be used to describe the term. Then think about the implications of these definitions on the specific meaning of the term “environmental health.”
In your response, address the following:
Summarize the meanings of the term “environment” (indicate which dictionaries you used) and contrast this with the definition of environment provided in the readings and lectures for this week.
Provide your own perspective on the meaning of the term “environmental health.”