Encyclopedia of the World's Biomes, 2020.
This book chapter advances SDGs 15 and 11 by looking at how island biogeography arose in the past and how it is now changing in the Anthropocene. Biogeography is determined by three processes: immigration, evolution, and extinction and in the Anthropocene, human impacts are increasingly more important to island biogeography.
Biopolymer Membranes and Films, 2020, pages 359-382
This chapter advances SDG 6, 11, and 14 by providing avenues for the application of sustainable bio-based polymers in wastewater treatment and their role in removing pesticides, to support clean water, a healthy ecosystem, and sustainable consumption.
Elsevier, Current Opinion in Green and Sustainable Chemistry, Volume 23, June 2020
To be socially accepted widely, the emerging circular bioeconomy needs to rely increasingly on residual bio-based feedstock and waste, hence reducing its dependency on crops which are in competition w
Purpose and setting: Infrastructure is a global multi-trillion dollar market presenting many opportunities and risks for sustainable development.
Elsevier, Health Policy, Volume 124, June 2020
Achieving the SDGs: Evaluating indicators to be used to benchmark and monitor progress towards creating healthy and sustainable cities
In 2016, the World Health Organization declared that ‘Health is one of the most effective markers of any city's successful sustainable development’ (World Health Organisation, 2016).
One Earth, Volume 2, 19 June 2020
Indigenous peoples globally have high exposure to environmental change and are often considered an “at-risk” population, although there is growing evidence of their resilience. In this Perspective, we examine the common factors affecting this resilience by illustrating how the interconnected roles of place, agency, institutions, collective action, Indigenous knowledge, and learning help Indigenous peoples to cope and adapt to environmental change.
Elsevier, International Dental Journal, Volume 70, 1 June 2020
Objective: The Minimata Convention on mercury includes amalgam phase-down and eventual phase-out from dentistry.
Drought Early Warning and Forecasting - Chapter 1 - Droughts, governance, disasters, and response systems
Drought Early Warning and Forecasting, 2020, Pages 1-21
This chapter advances SDG 6, 11, and 13 by explaining how droughts have long played a major disruptive role in history, threatening the stability of human society. Here, we briefly review the relationship between civilizations and drought, stressing the link between agriculture and drought impacts.
Elsevier, Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, Volume 135, May 2020
Another one rides the bus? The connections between bus stop amenities, bus ridership, and ADA paratransit demand
Improving bus stops by providing shelters, seating, signage, and sidewalks is relatively inexpensive and popular among riders and local officials.
Water Conservation and Wastewater Treatment in BRICS Nations - Chapter 7 - Recent trends and research strategies for treatment of water and wastewater in India
Water Conservation and Wastewater Treatment in BRICS Nations, 2020, Pages 139-168
This chapter advances SDG 6 and 11 by exploring the technological landscape of water purification in India, focusing on strategies for treatment of wastewater as a potential water source.