Health and disease
Normal and abnormal conditions of plant and animal bodies. Covers both human and non-human health and disease topics. For human health and disease, use the narrower term 'environmental health (human)'.
USGS St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center--Research activities in the U.S. Virgin Islands [ More info] Explains type of information we collect and the problems we study in this area, focusing on coral reef ecosystems, ocean acidification, and sea-level change.
Understanding beach health throughout the Great Lakes-Entering a new era of investigations [ More info] People who manage recreational areas need better, more timely estimates of the likelihood that the beach and lake waters will be hazardous to human health, and which factors cause those hazards.
West Nile Virus (WNV) [ More info] National Wildlife Health Center studies the West Nile Virus to learn the current geographic extent, to understand how the virus moves between birds, mosquitoes, and humans, and to predict future movements of the virus.
White-nose syndrome in bats: U.S. Geological Survey updates [ More info] Summary of current knowledge of this increasing problem, emphasizing recent USGS research on the issues surrounding it.
Whitebark pine communities [ More info] Report on status and trends of whitebark pine communities with references to related publications.
Wildlife Data Integration Network [ More info] A web-based monitoring and reporting system that provides access to data on wildlife and zoonotic diseases, mortality events, and other critical related information.
Wildlife Disease News Digest [ More info] This news service focuses on wildlife diseases and wildlife morbidity/mortality, especially as they relate to human and ecosystem health.
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