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The SDG Impact of COVID-19 podcast series gathers expert opinion exploring the impact of COVID-19 on the Sustainable Development Goals. In this segment, we get the view of Amanda Ellis, Executive Director of Global Partnerships for the ASU Global Futures Laboratory.
The SDG Impact of COVID-19 podcast series gathers expert opinion exploring the impact of COVID-19 on the Sustainable Development Goals. In this segment, we get the view of Dr Richard Horton, Editor-in-Chief of The Lancet.
Elsevier,

Case Studies in Chemical and Environmental Engineering, 2020, 100004.

Cement production consumes large amounts of energy. After rice is transported to mills, the husks are removed from the grain. Rice husk ash (RHA) produced in controlled combustion has been found to be a viable replacement for cement and has the potential to produce energy when combusted. This study can support SDGs 7, 9 and 12.
Elsevier,

Biological Conservation, Volume 244, April 2020, 108536

Winner of the Atlas Award in April 2020, this journal article addresses goals 13 and 14 by discussing priority areas where it would be optimal to locate Marine Protected Areas for recovery of marine biodiversity within and outside a country's Exclusive Economic Zones, thus providing a map that will aid both national and international planning of where to protect marine biodiversity as a whole.
As climate impacts farming, so does farming impact climate change. Identifying best-practices that optimise food security while protecting the environment is a key to sustainable food security. This chapter contributes to SDGs 2, 3 and 12.
Elsevier,

Current Opinion in Insect Science, Volume 38, April 2020, Pages 107-114

This journal article addresses goals 15 and 13 by exploring effective strategies to protect the global health and diversity of insects.
This journal article contributes to SDG 12 by examining the potential of bionanocomposite films to reduce both environmental waste and the spoilage of food products.
This journal article advances SDGs 2, 12, and 13 by examining psychological differences between flexitarians and full vegetarians as well as predictors of flexitarians’ openness to going fully vegetarian.
Elsevier,

International Journal of Gastronomy and Food Science, Volume 21, October 2020, 100211

Insects are increasingly seen as a potential solution to provide a sustainable source of protein. Contributing to SDGs 2, 12 and 13, this article evaluates the liking of four insect-based snacks among young Italian consumers through a tasting panel involving 62 participants.
This article addresses goals 7 and 13 by providing an in-depth understanding of Chinese policy design in the environment and energy fields and contributing to the public policy literature by filling a research gap.

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