SCENARIO: Pan-African Heatwave Health Hazard Forecasting
Dr H Cloke, Dr C Di Napoli
25 January 2019
Heatwaves are a serious meteorological hazard to human health and place significant strains on infrastructure (power, water and transport), agricultural production, retail, tourism and ecosystem services.
How does urbanisation shape biodiversity? Integrating spatial and temporal dimensions
Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine
Dr D Dominoni, Dr R Mancy, Dr S Spatharis, Prof J Matthiopoulos
18 January 2019
Urbanisation is one of the most pervasive forms of habitat change. More than half of the world’s human population now resides in urban areas, and urban land cover is projected to triple between 2000 and 2030.