Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

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Dynamic Aquaria, Fourth Edition: Building and Restoring Ecosystems and the Biosphere, 2024, pp 167-180

This chapter advances the UN SDG goals 13 and 14 by reviewing how to calculate species count in a high-veracity ecosystem model for use in climate resilience and aquatic conservation settings.
Human health, in the coming decades (and already in some “front-running” regions), is in peril. Although some authorities warn that over-stating such risks can induce paralysis and despair, under-stating them will not generate the intense action that is required. The impact of climate change on the Earth system is now so significant that the next ice age will likely be delayed by at least 50,000 years [201]. If humans do not rapidly change their collective behavior, then this may be their most enduring legacy. It is hoped that this chapter makes a small contribution to SDG3.
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Safeguarding Mountain Social-Ecological Systems, A Global Challenge: Facing Emerging Risks, Adapting to Changing Environments and Building Transformative Resilience in Mountain Regions Worldwide, 2024, pp 11-15

This chapter advances the UN SDG goals 13 and 15 by reviewing the unique species assemblages of high-elevation ecosystems and biodiversity trends in the context of climate change.
This chapter advances the UN SDG goals 13 and 15 by reviewing the biodiversity of soil fauna, they key roles these taxa play in ecosystem functioning, and their importance in the context of climate change.
This chapter advances the UN SDG goals 13 and 14 by reviewing the biodiversity of sea cucumber species and the ways in which changing climates and habitats have influenced their biogeographies.
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Unraveling Environmental Disasters, Second Edition, 2024, pp 469-509

This chapter advances the UN SDG goals 13 and 14 by reviewing the impact of habitat degradation on local biodiversity and species invasions, particularly in the context of climate change and shifting habitat ranges.
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Biodiversity and Bioeconomy: Status Quo, Challenges, and Opportunities, 2024, pp 81-110

This chapter advances the UN SDG goals 13, 14, and 15 by reviewing the role of biodiversity in sustainable development and the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
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Oil Spill Detection, Identification, and Tracing, 2024, Pages 161-178

This chapter advances UN SDG goals 13 and 12 by addressing technologies that advance the detection of spills and protect marine ecology / environments as well as human health.
This chapter advances UN SDG goals 7 and 13 by evaluating the prospects for microalgae-based biofuels replacing fossil fuels in the global energy industry.
This chapter advances UN SDG goals 7 and 13 by evaulating the potential of hydrogen energy globally as an alternative to fossil fuels for energy and transportation.

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