This Week in Planetary Health: December 8, 2017

  • Robyn Alders presented the keynote speech at the International Tropical Agriculture Conference 2017 and spoke about planetary health in her talk ‘The contributions of animal-source food to sustainable, safe, ethical & optimal human diets’
  • Article published on PHA member Health In Harmony/ASRI on their work on planetary health
  • New book published by Paul Auerbach and Jay Lemery “Enviromedics: The Impact of Climate Change on Human Health”
  • Laurie Garrett spoke at BYU on Nov 28 on planetary health.
  • Howie Frumkin gave a presentation on planetary health at IMIM. Full speech is available here.
  • It was announced that celebrity chef Robert Oliver will be UNDP Pacific Office’s Advocate for Food, Sustainable Development and Wellbeing. Oliver spoke at the COP23 planetary health event at Bonn.
  • New research published by PHA member institution, Institute for Circumpolar Health Research, on indigenous values and health systems.
  • Editorial published on planetary health in BMJ
  • The University of Nottingham is holding an interdisciplinary discussion on planetary health on March 14, 2018.


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