Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

This chapter aligns with Goals 9, 11, and 13 by outlining nondestructive evaluation methods which extend the lifecycle of these buildings and make their materials more durable.
This chapter advances the UN SDG goals 9 and 11 by exploring the potential of AI tools to promote smart civil engineering.
This chapter aligns with Goals 9, 11, and 13 by focusing on the use of renewable and recyclable materials, as well as adoption of methods to reduce energy consumption and waste.
This chapter aligns with Goals 9, 11, 12 by emphasizing the responsible disposal of toxic building materials and providing guidance on selecting materials that have a positive effect on the health of occupants and the environment.
This chapter aligns with Goals 6, 9 and 11 by detailing remote sensing for environmental considerations, water resource management, land use changes on urban heat islands, urban growth modeling and ecological monitoring
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Encyclopedia of Biodiversity, Third Edition, 2024, pp 52-63

This chapter advances the UN SDG goals 11 and 15 by reviewing the major impacts people have on urban biodiversity at household, neighborhood, city, and global scales.
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Encyclopedia of Biodiversity, Third Edition, 2024, pp 152-166

This chapter advances the UN SDG goals 11 and 12 by reviewing the economic importance of biodiversity and the services that it provides to the rest of the economy, then considering the policy options available for better conservation of biodiversity.
This chapter aligns with Goals 2 and 11 by focusing on the potential for improved food production when agroforestry practices are exploited. Further, the use of Agroforestry enhances sustainability within food production systems by providing environmental protections and balances.
This chapter advances UN SDGs 12, 11, and 7 by explaining the links between renewable energy, water, and the environment, with the explicit goal of meeting sustainable development goals.
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Manson's Tropical Diseases (Twentyfourth Edition), 2024, Pages 11-19

With a pressing climate emergency and increasing interconnectedness, the need for action on health at a global level is greater than ever. Achieving Universal Health Coverage with a strong base in primary healthcare is essential. This must be accompanied by policies to address the socioeconomic and environmental determinants of ill health, supporting SDG3.

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