Healthy planet healthy people

Live drawings for the WWF Fuller Symposium October 22 2019 with Auli helping with data & ideas. Leading health and environment experts discussed the relationship and complexity between human health and environmental systems and what we need to do to create better health opportunities for people and nature.

Michele Barry – Conflict and the Global Threat of Pandemics:

Environmental destruction conflicts and pandemia

Sam Myers: Protecting nature to protect ourselves:

Planetary health care unit

Ruth Oniang’o: Engaging local communities to improve health and agriculture:

Indigenous local plants are resilient

Carlos Zambrana-Torrelio: How Saving Forests Could Save Your Life – The economics of deforestation and human health:

Human health is connected with forests

William Pan: Mediators of environmental-health relationships – for example the relationship between land conversion and malaria:

Road building clearcutting mining and malaria

Karabi Acharya: Blue Marble Thinking – Seeing our world with new eyes:

River as a living entity with human rights

Susan Clayton: Environmental Health and Psychological Wellbeing – Making the connection:

Environmental health and psychological wellbeing

A major key takeaway from WWF Fuller: We need cooperation across all sectors to find the best human health and planetary health solutions:

Co-operation to protect environmental health



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