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.
On April 22 every year, we celebrate the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement with Earth Day.
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
Improving Sustainable Viticulture and Winemaking Practices: Chapter 1 - Achieving a more sustainable wine supply chain—Environmental and socioeconomic issues of the industry
Improving Sustainable Viticulture and Winemaking Practices, 2022, Pages 1-24
This book chapter advances SDGs 12 and 15 by explaining how the wine sector must implement more sustainable practices to mitigate climate change impacts and to decrease its environmental impact while ensuring its important economic and social function. This chapter presents and discusses the most relevant risks and concerns of modern wine industry and major sustainability issues related to wine production and related supply chain.
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.
Agriculture's Ethical Horizon (Third Edition), 2022, Pages 1-15
This book chapter advances SDGs 2, 12, and 15 by explaining how those engaged in agriculture must begin to examine and expand agriculture’s ethical horizon—the full range or widest limit of our perception, interest, appreciation, knowledge, and experience. It is necessary to explore agriculture’s intellectual horizon, because our unexamined, ethical position, may limit what agriculture’s ethical horizon defines. This book will encourage those involved in all phases of the agricultural enterprise to initiate and continue discussion of agriculture’s ethical foundation.
The effect of deforestation and climate change on all-cause mortality and unsafe work conditions due to heat exposure in Berau, Indonesia: a modelling study
The Lancet Planetary Health, Volume 5, December 2021
An Article in support of SDGs 3, 12, and 15, investigating the adverse effects of deforestation on working conditions and all-cause mortality, highlighting how conservation and restoration projects could help to achieve public health benefits.