unit 6

1 In the atrial of Raymond et al., 2010 it emphasis on integrating local and scientific knowledge。 Authors analyzed the rationale of this approach through perspectives of social, and economic backgrounds, and further facilitates understanding on this approaches strengths and weaknesses. The final conclusion is that huge integrating of different communities approach did several functions effectively in change the aggravating circumstance as it take into account the combination of qualitative and quantitative . last unit mentioned public as a membership of stakeholder serviced numerous benefits .such as Stakeholder study the challenges of environment from different perspectives: methodologies of local plants rotation, spatial technology application, geographical planning and construction, all of these mentioned above is can conclude that they provide various of knowledge .

other challenges relating to integrating knowledge

  • Time consuming of achieve a consensus on how integration of knowledge
  • Insufficient mechanisms to support mutual learning
  • Huge Workload to evaluate different knowledge

2 professor Melissa –public heath

In this part her mentioned that the environmental determinants of health , including physical and mental health .


  • clean air free of harmful pollutants

Secure supply of safe and sufficient water

3)Secure supply of nutritious, safe & affordable food
Stable and safe climate

4)Meaningful livelihood/activities contributing to positive futures 5)Resilient and cohesive communities

these five points can be concluded that the toxic elements emission by unconventional gas always include some toxic elements and radioactive materials is the seriously factor.


Using unconventional gas is a priority reason for affecting health .

to deal with these problems some health organisations can play a useful role to precautionary measures – for example, Public Health Association of Australia , Climate and Health Alliance


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