iScience, Volume 26, 15 December 2023

A discussion on how well Emojis reflect biodiversity, and how this should be improved to contribute to public engagement and communication.

Current Opinion in Microbiology, Volume 76, December 2023

Reminder that Biological diversity is important also for health, supporting SDG 3.

Forensic Science International: Animals and Environments, Volume 3, December 2023

Illegal Wildlife Trade (IWT) is among the most lucrative illegal industries in the world and is a significant driver of biodiversity decline. This paper outline the basics of IWT and discuss its cascading consequences on environments, human lives and communities, national stability, and the economy.

Utilities Policy, Volume 85, December 2023

Water-smart society must highlight societal well-being and co-development across sectors. Furthermore, the article emphasizes the need for a long-term perspective, conserving nature, and maximising ecosystem services, while anticipating change. Finally, the article discusses how a more grounded conceptualisation of the water-smart society can guide utilities and urban policy design.

Water Research, Volume 247, 1 December 2023

The paper outlines how we may advances in observational technologies with developments in water quality modelling to integrate simulation of eutrophication impacts with organic matter dynamics and fate of synthetic toxic compounds.

The Lancet Global Health, Volume 11, December 2023

This study supports SDG 3, 6, and 16 by providing a comprehensive quantitative analysis of the association between conflict and the incidence of cholera in Yemen, highlighting how conflict-related destruction has compounded water, sanitation, and hygiene issues in Yemen.

Journal of Asian Earth Sciences: X, Volume 10, 1 December 2023

This article supports SDG 7 by evaluating the geothermal potential of the granitic rocks which is important in long-term sustainable renewable energy projects due to increasing energy demand.

Maturitas, Volume 178, December 2023

This article highlights the impact of climate change on health, especially in the context of menopause and aging populations.

Energy and Climate Change, Volume 4, December 2023

The importance of an updating of fundamental energy law to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050 in the energy sector.
Elsevier, The Lancet Regional Health - Western Pacific, Volume 40, November 2023
Background: Hong Kong is among the many populations that has experienced the combined impacts of social unrest and the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite concerns about further deteriorations in youth mental health globally, few epidemiological studies have been conducted to examine the prevalence and correlates of major depressive episode (MDE) and other major psychiatric disorders across periods of population-level changes using diagnostic interviews. Methods: We conducted a territory-wide household-based epidemiological study from 2019 to 2022 targeting young people aged 15–24 years.