Research

Elsevier,

Joule, Volume 7, 18 October 2023

This article supports SDGs 7 & 13 by uncovering areas of consensus and disagreement between models and experts around the clean energy transition
Elsevier

World Animal Day exists to raise the status of animals and improve welfare standards around the globe.
It’s a day of celebration for animal lovers everywhere.
On October 4, it’s our chance to mobilise into a global force, to take action against animal cruelty, neglect and unfair treatment and make the world a better place for all animals.
[From: https://www.worldanimalday.org.uk/about-us/]

 

Elsevier,

Cell Reports Physical Science, Volume 4, 18 October 2023

This article tackles the issue of high energy consumption created by data centers. They find an immediate way to quickly mitigate some of the massive energy sink is by simply operating data centers at higher temperatures. As such, this article supports SDGs 9 (ensuring data centers that are key to current society are sustainable) and 13 (a rapid solution to immediately reduce fossil-fuel driven energy consumption).
Elsevier,

Heliyon, Volume 9, October 2023

This study supports SDG 13 by examining climatic features, M − K trend test, variability, precipitation concentration index and temperature variability on the role of smallholder farmers in eastern Ethiopia.
Elsevier,

The Lancet Psychiatry, Volume 10, October 2023

This commentary describes the contributions people from minority groups with mental illness can make to mental health research.
Elsevier,

Oil Spill Detection, Identification, and Tracing, 2024, Pages 161-178

This chapter advances UN SDG goals 13 and 12 by addressing technologies that advance the detection of spills and protect marine ecology / environments as well as human health.
Elsevier,

Lancet Regional Health - Americas, Volume 26, October 2023

This Article supports SDG 3 by analysing 40 studies from Latin America to find a lifetime prevalence of depressive disorder in this region of 12.6%, and a current prevalence of 3.1%. The authors note that after adjusting for income and using the same inclusion criteria and assessment methods, these estimates may be higher than global estimates provided by previous systematic reviews; however, more mental health research is needed in the region to generate more definitive conclusions.
Elsevier,

Heliyon, Volume 9, September 2023

The potential distribution of two important invasive alien plants in South Africa, Prosopis spp and A. mearnsii, was predicted using the MaxEnt model.
Elsevier,

Heliyon, Volume 9, September 2023

In this research, the SDPs of hyperarid area of Kerman province was evaluated from the perspective of the effects of CCSs up to the horizon of 2050.
Elsevier, Heliyon, Volume 9, September 2023
The objective of this longitudinal study was to analyze changes in physical activity, sedentary time, sleep, anxiety, mood, and perceived health as a result of COVID-19 pandemic in a cohort of Spanish university students, both during the home confinement and one year after. Additionally, we analyzed the associations between physical activity, sedentary time, and other measured parameters.

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