Land Use Change and its Impact on Environmental Health: A Complex Interplay


  • Prof. Saad Ahmed Karachi Institute of Philosophical Studies Author


Land use change, deforestation, urbanization, agriculture, environmental health, air quality, water quality, biodiversity, human health, sustainability


The planet's landscape is constantly evolving, driven by natural and human-induced forces. Land use change, including deforestation, urbanization, and agricultural expansion, has emerged as a critical driver of environmental degradation and subsequently, poses significant threats to human health. This article delves into the intricate relationship between land use change and environmental health, exploring the cascading effects on air, water, and biodiversity, and their intricate links to human well-being. By examining specific examples and highlighting potential mitigation strategies, the article aims to raise awareness and encourage sustainable land management practices for a healthier planet and people.