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Research in Medical & Engineering Sciences

Lessons from Two Anthropogenic Environmental Disasters in Contemporary Japanese History

Submission: October 24, 2019;Published: November 20, 2019

DOI: 10.31031/RMES.2019.08.000687

ISSN: 2576-8816
Volume8 Issue3


An environmental disaster is a catastrophic event caused by human activity that results in serious effects on ecosystems, agriculture, the economy and human health. In most cases environmental disasters are caused by human error, accident, lack of knowledge and foresight. To distinguish them from naturally occurring disasters, environmental disaster can be termed anthropogenic or man-made environmental disaster.

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