Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development

The annual UN Climate Change Conference advances climate talks, mobilizes action, and can provide a significant opportunity to look at the impacts of climate change as well as innovation and solutions globally. Elsevier is pleased to highlight a large number of freely accessible journal articles and book chapters to help advance research and action against climate change, in support of COP28.

Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology -Part A : Molecular and Integrative Physiology, Volume 284, October 2023

This article advances SDG # 14 by investigating the impact aerobic swimming exercise in fish has on improving robustness of some species and the importance of establishing suitable rearing conditions to improve the welfare of cultured fish.

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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 study provides an overview of the species N. Nandus, along with all currently available information on the species.

UN's Summit of the Future 2024: Paving the Path for SDG Resources

This health policy supports SDG 13 as it proposes a framework to tackle the emergence, transmission, and dispersion of climate-induced disease infectious disease

Trends in Ecology and Evolution, Volume 38, September 2023

To plan for an uncertain future, life scientists are often required to use the output from climate models to develop recommendations for policy. The authors explain best practice for use of these models, this research supports SDG 2, 13, 14 and 15.
Humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) in Southeast Alaska have been studied for over 50 years, and are largely considered a recovery success since the cessation of commercial whaling. To further sustain this success we need to improve our knowledge of how these giants reproduce. The authors developed an effective strategy for monitoring the hormone levels in a challenging natural environment.

Trends in Ecology and Evolution, Volume 38, August 2023

This work highlights what we know about climate change impacts that have happened and discuss future directions for research. It supports SDG 13 and 14.