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Planetary Health


Planetary Health research calls urgent attention to the human health cost of environmental degradation and invites deeper reflection on the relationship between human and environmental wellbeing.

Planetary Health is a relatively new concept. The 2017 launch of The Lancet Planetary Health journal brought it to the fore as an urgent interrogation into the relationship between human civilization and the biosphere.

The Dahdaleh Institute regards ecological integrity as a determinant of health worldwide, human activity as pushing ecological limits to a breaking point, and climate change as a fundamental threat to human life. Our research supports and is climate action, because a healthy planet is indispensable to global health.


Projects


Climate Change, Salinity & Public Health in Bangladesh

Planetary Health

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Complex Adaptive Modelling of Health Impacts of Climate Change

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Documentary Film World

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Ecological Footprint Health Indicators

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Health of Displaced People in the Context of Climate Change & Restrictive Migration Policies

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Humanitarian Operational & Policy Frameworks to Improve Planetary Health

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Lancet Countdown: Tracking Progress on Health & Climate Change Policy Briefs

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Mapping Imported Food Supply Chains to Identify Climate Change-Related Health Risks

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Morbidity & Mortality Patterns of Migrants in a Warming World

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New Journey to Save Fish: Oshki Maadaadiziwin Jaa Bimaaji’ut Gigooyike

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Planetary Health Film Lab

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Synergies of Planetary Health Research Initiative

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The Changing Face of Iceland

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Youth Climate Report

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People


James Orbinski

James Orbinski, OC, MSC, BSC, MD, MA, MCFP

Director

Global Health & Humanitarianism | Global Health Foresighting | Planetary Health

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Byomkesh Talukder

Byomkesh Talukder, PhD

Research Fellow, Planetary Health

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Carol Devine

Carol Devine, MSc

Community Scholar, Health, Environment & Climate Change

Global Health & Humanitarianism | Planetary Health

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Idil Boran

Idil Boran, PhD

Member of Faculty

Planetary Health

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James Stinson

James Stinson, B.A., M.A., PhD.

Postdoctoral Fellow, Planetary Health & Education

Planetary Health

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Linn Biorklund Belliveau, MA

Community Scholar, Health, Migration, and Climate Change

Global Health & Humanitarianism | Planetary Health

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Mark Terry, PhD

Research Fellow, Documentary Film & Global Health

Planetary Health

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Rhonda Ferguson, PhD

Global Migration, Food Security, and Health

Global Health & Humanitarianism | Global Health Foresighting | Planetary Health

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Eunice Choi

Eunice Choi, MPH, PhD(c)

Research Assistant, Planetary Health

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Megan Whitney

Megan Whitney, MES, PhD(c)

Graduate Research Assistant, Synergies of Planetary Health Research Initiative

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Rebecca Babcock

Rebecca Babcock, MBHL

Research Assistant, Global Health and Humanitarianism

Global Health & Humanitarianism | Global Health Foresighting | Planetary Health

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Ryan Austin Jeevanayagam

Ryan Austin Jeevanayagam, BSc

Research Assistant, Planetary Health

Global Health Foresighting | Planetary Health

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Shazia Khan

Shazia Khan

Research Assistant, Decolonizing Planetary Health

Planetary Health

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Soumiya Suresh

Soumiya Suresh, BMSc (Honors)

Research Assistant, Planetary Health

Global Health Foresighting | Planetary Health

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Library


Addressing structural racism and violence within global health

Global Health & Humanitarianism | Planetary Health

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Audience Mobilization: New Approaches to Documentary Film Engagement

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Augmenting or Obscuring the Reality of Species Extinction? Bad Environmentalism at a Time of Crisis

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Calibrating to scale: a framework for humanitarian health organizations to anticipate, prevent, prepare for and manage climate-related health risks

Global Health & Humanitarianism | Planetary Health

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Diagnosis of Sustainability of Trans-Boundary Water Governance in the Great Lakes Basin

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From COVID-19 to the climate emergency: Lessons from this global crisis for the next one

Global Health & Humanitarianism | Planetary Health

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Global Youth Video Competition Winners

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Lancet Countdown 2018 Report: Briefing for Canadian Policymakers

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Linking action agendas to the post-2020 global biodiversity framework

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Modeling Resource Allocation for the Achievement of Sustainable Development Goals

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Nature-based solutions: Catalyzing action for biodiversity, climate, and health

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Recommendations to the Marrakech Partnership

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Short Documentaries: Planetary Health Film Lab | Winter 2020

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The Geo-Doc: Enhancing Environmental Education Through Geomedia 

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The Geo-Doc: Explorations in Digital Media

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The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change 2019: Policy brief on humanitarian impacts

Global Health & Humanitarianism | Planetary Health

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Towards Complexity of Agricultural Sustainability Assessment: Main Issues and Concerns

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