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Mosquito net fishing exemplifies conflict among Sustainable Development Goals

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Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals requires examining the impacts of health interventions across multiple sectors and identifying regions where health–development–environment conflicts are most likely. Doing this is important for ending the epidemic of malaria by 2030 alongside achieving other SDGs.

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Acknowledgements

C.H.T., J.A.G. and S.M.A. were supported by the National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) under funding received from the National Science Foundation DBI-1639145. S.A. also acknowledges support from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. R.S. was supported by the Natural Environment Research Council through the Science and Solutions for a Changing Planet Doctoral Training Partnership, Imperial College London (NE/L002515/1). S. Bhatt helped provide bed net coverage data. GIS data are available from the authors on request.

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  1. National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center, University of Maryland, Annapolis, MD, USA

    • Christopher H. Trisos
    • , Steven M. Alexander
    •  & Jessica A. Gephart
  2. African Climate and Development Initiative, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

    • Christopher H. Trisos
  3. Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden

    • Steven M. Alexander
  4. Environmental Change and Governance Group, Faculty of Environment, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada

    • Steven M. Alexander
  5. Imperial College London, Department of Life Sciences, Silwood Park Campus, Buckhurst Road, Ascot, United Kingdom

    • Rajina Gurung
    •  & Rebecca E. Short
  6. Department of Natural Resources, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA

    • Peter B. McIntyre

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C.H.T., J.A.G. and S.M.A. developed the initial idea for the study. All authors contributed to the design of the study. C.H.T. performed analyses. All authors contributed to interpretation of results and the writing of the paper.

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