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Coastal Wetlands: An Integrated Ecosystem Approach, Volume , 1 January 2018

This book chapter advances SDGs 14 and 15 by discussing salt marsh restoration and rehabilitation projects that have been initiated at many locations around the world as a means of addressing past habitat loss as well as future threats.
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World Seas: An Environmental Evaluation Volume II: The Indian Ocean to the Pacific, Volume , 1 January 2018

This book chapter advances SDGs 14 and 15 by looking at Fiji, which is one of the most developed of the Pacific Island economies with a population highly dependent on the country’s rich biodiversity and natural resources for food, agriculture, tourism, culture, coastal protection, shelter, recreational sports, and other vital human needs. Sustainable use and practical management of coastal resources are urged while there is still a chance of ecosystem repair and restoration.
This book chapter advances SDGs 7, 11, and 13 by offering a promising alternative energy source. It reviews polymer-based solar cells, which are are light, flexible, affordable, sustainable, and now boast improved performance.
This book chapter advances SDGs 13 and 12 through its discussion of the potential contributions of epigenetics to cope with global climate change and regulate various developmental processes.
The Lancet Report - Stillbirth in low and middle-income countries
Highlighting the data behind stillbirths to bring about change, this article and video supports SDG 3. 2.6 million babies worldwide are stillborn each year. The majority of these are preventable. The Lancet partnered with the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine to find solutions to end this silent scandal.
This book chapter advances SDGs 14 and 15 by covering all aspects of successful mangrove forest rehabilitation, including post monitoring to ensure continued success. Mangroves are critical coastal ecosystems that impact the environment and lives of all living creatures.
Elsevier,

Approaches to Water Sensitive Urban Design: Potential, Design, Ecological Health, Urban Greening, Economics, Policies, and Community Perceptions, Volume , 1 January 2018

This book chapter advances SDGs 13, 12, and 15 by outlining some of the key approaches used in water sensitive urban design and provides a summary of current knowledge about practical application and performance.
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Sexual Assault Risk Reduction and Resistance: Theory, Research, and Practice, 2018, Pages 291-308

Advancing SDGs 3 and 5, this chapter provides an overview of the global prevalence of sexual violence and a summary of empirically supported approaches to reduce risk of sexual violence and identifies promising directions for future research.
We investigate the influence of FDI in land in agriculture in developing countries, a phenomenon also known as land grabbing, on host country food security, and suggest a differential impact depending on the investor's country of origin. FDI in land by developed-country investors positively influence food security by expanding land used for crop production because of home institutional pressure for human rights respect and responsible farmland conduct, in addition to positive spillovers.
Elsevier, World Development, Volume 101, January 2018
This paper presents a new demographic profile of extreme and moderate poverty, defined as those living on less than $1.90 and between $1.90 and $3.10 per day in 2013, based on household survey data from 89 developing countries. The face of poverty is primarily rural and young; 80% of the extreme poor and 75% of the moderate poor live in rural areas. Over 45% of the extreme poor are children younger than 15 years old, and nearly 60% of the extreme poor live in households with three or more children.

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