Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss
Earth Day is celebrated every year on April 22nd, and it is a global event aimed at raising awareness and promoting action towards environmental protection. It was first celebrated in 1970, and since then, it has become one of the largest civic events in the world, with over one billion people participating in activities such as clean-up campaigns, tree-planting initiatives, and educational programs. The theme for 2023 is Invest in Our Planet, a campaign that will focus on engaging governments, institutions, businesses and individuals in the fight against the climate crisis.
Perceptions of indigenous people as service providers on payments for forest environmental services in the Central Highlands of Vietnam
Trees, Forests and People, Volume 8, June 2022
The study assessed the perceptions of indigenous peoples on the Vietnam payments for forest environmental services (PFES) program. The majority of indigenous people were satisfied with PFES participation.
Elsevier, Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, Volume 126, June 2022
An ensemble empirical mode decomposition of consecutive dry days in the Zambezi Riparian Region: Implications for water management
The Zambezi Riparian Region (ZRR) is a lifeline and home to ∼40 million people who depend heavily on the river basin for their livelihood.
The Lancet Planetary Health, Volume 6, May 2022
A Comment on planetary health and Indigenous land rights, in the context of SDGs 3, 15, and 17, focusing specifically on safeguarding biological and cultural diversity to halt ecosystem destruction, disease emergence, and climate change.
This is an article on the impact of residential exposure to wildfires and the incidence of various cancers, in the context of SDGs 3, 13, and 15, focusing on the need to develop exposure metrics to better estimate the chronic population health burden attributable to environmental pollutants emitted during wildfires.
Background: Individuals with COPD have increased sensitivity to traffic-related air pollution (TRAP) such as diesel exhaust (DE), but little is known about the acute effects of TRAP on exercise respon
The Lancet Planetary Health, Volume 6, February 2022
A Personal View on the determinants of planetary health from the perspective of Indigenous peoples, in the context of SDGs 15 and 17, focusing specifically on identifying determinants that are integral to the health and sustainability of the planet.
The Lancet, Volume 399, 12 February 2022
A Comment on improving the health of Artic Indigenous peoples, in the contexts of SDGs 3, 10, and 15, focusing specifically on the launch of a Lancet Commission that aims to present recommendations for addressing health disparities and key challenges in this community and to identify pathways for change.
Elsevier, Chest, Volume 161, January 2022
Background: Ozone effects on lung function are particularly important to understand in the context of the air pollution-health outcomes epidemiologic literature, given the complex relationships betwee
Elsevier, Signal Processing, Volume 190, January 2022
A review on early wildfire detection from unmanned aerial vehicles using deep learning-based computer vision algorithms
Wildfire is one of the most critical natural disasters that threaten wildlands and forest resources.