Articles

Elsevier,

Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, Volume 305, 1 January 2021, 107167

Advancing SDGs 2 and 15, this article explores the relationship between pesticides and earthworms.
Elsevier,

European Journal of Radiology Open, Volume 8, 2021, 100320, ISSN 2352-0477, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejro.2020.100320.

It was investigated whether switching off workstations after core working hours can relevantly lower energy consumption considering both ecological and economical aspects.
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Kathleen Navarro, Working in Smoke: Wildfire Impacts on the Health of Firefighters and Outdoor Workers and Mitigation Strategies, Clinics in Chest Medicine, Volume 41, Issue 4, 2020, Pages 763-769

Wildfire smoke can contain carbon monoxide, benzene, formaldehyde, particulate matter (PM), acrolein, and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs). Unlike structural firefighters, wildland firefighters do not wear any respiratory protection, as there is no respirator currently available that meets specifications recommended by the National Fire Protection Association. This article advances SDGs 3 and 13.
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The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health, Volume 5, Issue 2, 2021, Pages 103-112, ISSN 2352-4642

This journal article advances SDG 3 and 10 by explaining analysis of paediatric severe sepsis in the USA which has found evidence of outcome disparities by race or ethnicity and insurance status. The findings suggest that there might be differential sepsis recognition, approaches to treatment, access to health-care services, and provider bias that contribute to poorer sepsis outcomes for racial and ethnic minority patients and those of lower socioeconomic position.
Elsevier,

Food Packaging and Shelf Life, Volume 26, December 2020

Chitosan provides films with additional antioxidant and/or antimicrobial features. Blending with other biopolymers is a simple and cost-effective route to improvement.Chitosan-based films may replace fossil-based packaging for some applications.Future research on chitosan-based films and sustainable materials, in general, should include biodegradability among the targeted parameters.
Elsevier,

Trends in Food Science and Technology, Volume 106, December 2020

Research to reduce the land volume and carbon consumption needed for traditional farming.
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One Earth, Volume 3, 18 December 2020

Rewilding can be defined as restoration to promote self-regulating complex ecosystems through restoring non-human ecological factors and processes while reducing human control and pressures. Key reasons for a focus on rewilding are its reliance on mechanisms of long-term effectiveness, high upscaling potential, and enhancement of resilience.
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One Earth, Volume 3, 18 December 2020

Caring for lands and waters must become the new bottom line not only for communities and countries but also for businesses and corporations. Investing in the protection and restoration of nature and in equitable outcomes is the most important thing we can do to secure our future. The ten paths outlined here will help us to become responsible and loving caretakers of Earth and each other.
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One Earth, Volume 3, 18 December 2020

Restoring forest cover can help tackle climate change, so maps of opportunities were created to deploy this natural climate solution.
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One Earth, Volume 3, 18 December 2020

Earth’s ecosystems, upon which all life depends, are in a severe state of degradation. The upcoming UN Decade of Ecosystem Restoration aims to “prevent, halt and reverse the degradation of ecosystems on every continent and in every ocean.” These Voices articulate why and what action is urgently needed.

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