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SDG 3: Good Health and Well-Being - Framing Targets to Maximise Co-Benefits for Forests and People

McFarlane, Rosemary Anne; Barry, John; Cisse, Gueladio; Gislason, Maya; Gruca, Marta; Higgs, Kerryn; Horwitz, Pierre; Nguyen, Giang Huu; O'Sullivan, Jane; Sahu, Subhashis; Butler, Colin


SDG3, Health and Wellbeing for All, depends on many other SDGs but there are also potential conflicts and trade-offs. In this chapter, ee stress the importance of forests to global health and well-being as well as for Indigenous and local populations. In contrast, short-term economic and human health gains from further forest conversion (e.g. deforestation for food production) will create direct and indirect health risks for humans, as well as for other biota. Controlling indiscriminate burning...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: Sustainable Development Goals: Their Impacts on Forests and People
DOI: 10.1017/9781108765015
Access Rights: Open Access


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