Human health and the environment

Submission status

Human health and the environment are inextricably linked at local, national and global scales. Exposure to environmental issues, such as pollution, climate change, extreme heat events and poor water quality, can negatively impact human health and wellbeing. Different populations and groups differ in their vulnerability to environmental degradation, climate change and extreme heat events, often as a result of age demographics and socio-economic inequalities that affect resilience.

In this Collection, we present articles that explore emerging threats to health and wellbeing posed by the environment, health benefits the environment can provide, and policies that can help improve air, water and soil quality, limit pollution and mitigate against extreme events. We welcome submissions of complementary studies and opinion pieces that can help broaden the discussion and further our understanding of the links between human health and the environment.

This Collection supports and amplifies research related to SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being.

To submit, see the participating journals
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Reviews & Opinion

Climate Change


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