Mental wellbeing in environmental & climate context

woman in nature

Traditional studies on the impact of environmental and climate changes have predominantly focused on physical health. However, these changes also contribute to rising mental health and psychosocial issues linked to socio-economic threats. This includes a range of disorders from emotional distress to the exacerbation of existing mental health conditions, often referred to as climate-related psychological […]

Food safety in Central Europe

Per- and polyfluorinated alkyl compounds (PFAS) are industrial chemicals used in various products, contaminating the environment and entering the human body through food and water consumption. Despite bans on some PFAS, concerns remain about their long-term health effects and environmental impact. This Case Study focuses on PFAS contamination in Central Europe, highlighting its widespread use […]

Air pollution and its adverse health effects in South Africa

This Case Study aims to address air pollution and particulate matter (PM) as its widespread form as a major environmental risk factor for human health.

 The Case Study 2 focuses on the adverse health effects of air pollution in South Africa, particularly concerning particulate matter. By analyzing comprehensive datasets containing mortality, diseases, air quality, and […]

Vector-borne diseases in the Iberian Peninsula

This Case Study aims to address significant public health challenges and develop comprehensive prevention strategies and enhance readiness against vector-borne diseases. A. Leishmaniasis in Dogs: Leishmaniases, transmitted by phlebotomine sand flies, are significant vector-borne infectious diseases in the EU and Mediterranean regions, posing a major veterinary concern. Dogs, particularly in southern Europe, are susceptible to […]

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