Research & Policy

Planetary health is an applied research, policy-focused, transdisciplinary field focused on mitigating the negative human health impacts of global environmental change. Learn more about how ecosystem transformations affect our health.

The category of Ecosystem Transformations includes the thematic areas that are centered around environmental topics:

abundance   biogeo   land use   

food systems   natural disasters   urbanization  

pollution   climate change   scarcity

The category of Health Impacts includes the thematic areas that are centered around public health topics:

infectious disease   NCDs   physical health

mental health   nutrition   civil strife