Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists – December 22, 2013 Protecting the environment in the Anthropocene By Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP Research Scholar, Program on Science and Global Security, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University   Co-founder One Health Initiative - “Typically, environmental health is defined in terms of what is not present: It’s an absence of contaminants, pesticides, and toxic waste. We need to expand that definition, though, to include man-made alterations to entire ecosystems. Such transformations of the natural environment have had many unintended consequences, potentially harming the health of current and future generations. But before such effects can be mitigated, more research will be required, along with a more concerted effort by governments and international organizations. …”   Read more: