Biodiversity and ecosystems

Advancing SDG 15, this article examines whether urbanisation affects isopod diversity and if this depends on habitat soil type.
Advancing SDG 15, this article explores the impact of microbial inoculation on resident microbial communities.
Each year the RELX Environmental Challenge is awarded to projects that best demonstrate how they can provide sustainable access to safe water or sanitation. In the past decade, the company has awarded $750,000 to projects and solutions that improve the world’s water quality and sanitation. This article, using innovative parallax storytelling technology, looks at the tangible impact of the RELX Environmental Challenge.
Advancing SDG 15, this article provides an overview of secondary metabolites in soil and root environments.
This article supports SDGs 2, 13, and 15 by showing that by the end of this century, agricultural land NH3 emissions in the US will increase by about 80% due to climate change, but with a combination of climate-adaptive agricultural management practices with attainable mitigation measures, these emissions can be offset.
This article supports SDGs 2, 12, and 14 by synthesizing life cycle assessments and impact mapping methodologies, giving guidance for mapping the environmental pressures associated with food production systems.
Elsevier,

Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Systems, Encyclopedia of the World's Biomes, 2020

This book chapter addresses SDGs 15, 12, and 11 by discussing the conservation of terrestrial, freshwater, and coastal/marine ecosystems, and how to identify global percent protection goals.
Elsevier,

Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Systems, Encyclopedia of the World`s Biomes, 2020

This book chapter addresses goals 15, 13 and 11 by discussing how deserts are biodiverse places where life thrives in the extreme.
This chapter advances SDG 6, 11, and 14 by providing avenues for the application of sustainable bio-based polymers in wastewater treatment and their role in removing pesticides, to support clean water, a healthy ecosystem, and sustainable consumption.
Elsevier,

 

One Earth,
Volume 2, Issue 6,
2020,
Pages 506-509

In this Commentary, we outline how rewilding could reduce the negative effects of climate extremes on biodiversity mainly by protecting and creating microhabitats.

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