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PAGE | 11 December 2020
Diet paterns — both, levels of consumption and composition — increase the “triple burden” of undernourishment, over-nourishment and malnutrition on peoples' health, mostly in developing countries. |...
PAGE | 11 December 2020
Climate change is expected to cause approximately 250,000 additional deaths per year between 2030 and 2050 due to heat stress, diarrhoea, malaria, and childhood undernutrition. |...
PAGE | 11 December 2020
Higher temperatures have resulted in range expansions for key disease carriers, such as mosquitoes. The incidence of malaria, dengue, and haemorrhagic fever is correlated with temperature, precipitation, and humidity...
PAGE | 10 December 2020
Science and better living standards reduced infectious diseases. Unhealthy lifestyles, pollution, other anthropogenic causes turn into health burdens.
PAGE | 10 December 2020
Growing population, urbanization, increasing demand for agricultural and industrial production, economic growth, and climate change are putting water resources under ever-increasing strain (pdf)...
PAGE | 10 December 2020
Despite the international efforts, the world hunger has been on the rise for the past three years. The absolute number of undernourished people (those facing chronic food deprivation)...
PAGE | 3 July 2020
While having many advantages in terms of economies of scale, the high density of both population and infrastructure in urbanised areas can also make many of the implications related...
PAGE | 3 July 2020
Cities are estimated to generate 80% of all economic growth.OECD studies showed that, for each doubling of population size, the productivity level of a city increases by 2-5%...