Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

Area of forest burned in Canada from 1986 to 2015. Orange colour shows burned area.
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
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
Wildfire is one of the most critical natural disasters that threaten wildlands and forest resources.
This is an article on heat exposure and population health in Indonesia, in the context of SDGs 3, 13, and 15, focusing specifically on the adverse effects of deforestation and climate change on working conditions and all-cause mortality.
Introduction: Air pollution may play an important role in the development of lung cancer in people who have never smoked, especially among East Asian women.
Ethiopia has experienced rapid urbanization over the past three decades. Several cities expanded rapidly and many satellite towns sprung up around the major cities.
Effects of the COVID-19 public health crisis related to biodiversity loss and ecosystem health
This is an article on the effects of COVID-19 on biodiversity loss and ecosystem health, in the context of SDGs 3, 13, and 15, focusing on the associations between the pandemic and biodiversity conservation, environmental policy, ecosystem services, multiple conservation facets, and anthropogenic activities that drive the emergence of zoonotic disease.
Elsevier, Current Opinion in Green and Sustainable Chemistry, Volume 31, October 2021
Enabling a circular economy for plastics in Europe and beyond is an ambitious goal. To reach a fully closed loop, numerous challenges and knowledge gaps need to be overcome.