After studying this course, you should be able to:
define and use in context, or recognise definitions and applications of, each of the terms printed in bold in the text
identify some of the reasons why clean, fresh water is an increasingly scarce resource for many people in the world
explain what is meant by the bioaccumulation of xenobiotic chemicals and identify the implications that this has for what people can safely eat
distinguish between the effects on human health of high and low levels of environmental pollution by nitrogen compounds5 explain what is meant by an endocrine disruptor.