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Sustainability and Your Diet

This study sought to answer the question of whether food production efficiency can meet global needs and is sustainable. Researchers have concluded that the gains in the production efficiency of agriculture [...]

December 13, 2016|

Breathing Life Back Into Our Cities

BreatheLife is a campaign from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Climate & Clean Air Coalition (CACC) focused on mobilizing populations to reduce air pollution in the name of public health. The campaign's website features [...]

November 10, 2016|Tags: , , , |

Science for Environment Policy

Science for Environment Policy is a study published by the European Commission, arguing that greener cities and more exercise could reduce urban mortality rates. With 70% of people  globally projected to [...]

November 10, 2016|

UNEP report: Our Planet

Our Planet, a report from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) provides a series of recommendations on what to do to make our cities more sustainable. There are several proposals explored within the program, such as [...]

October 27, 2016|Tags: , , , |

The Health Benefits of Nature for City Inhabitants

The article, entitled Nature: Medicine for Cities and People, details the rise of non-communicable diseases such as heart disease, cancer, respiratory problems, as well as mental health challenges like depression in city populations. The report [...]

European Public Health Conference

European Public Health Conference, hosted by EUPHA, is a platform designed to bring better public health care to all. Researchers and policy makers will have the opportunity to engage in debates and exchange information. Healthcare [...]

October 12, 2016|Tags: , , , , |