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EcoHealth

One Health - Ecology & Health - Public Health Official journal of EcoHealth Alliance

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05.06.2021 | Original Contribution Open Access

Metabarcoding of Soil Fungi from Different Urban Greenspaces Around Bournemouth in the UK

Soil microbes are important for public health. Increasing urbanisation is adversely affecting soil microbiota, which may be contributing to the global rise of immune-related diseases. Fungi are key components of urban environments that can be …

04.06.2021 | COVID-19 | Original Contribution Zur Zeit gratis

Hesitancy Toward a COVID-19 Vaccine

The scientific community has come together in a mass mobilization to combat the public health risks of COVID-19, including efforts to develop a vaccine. However, the success of any vaccine depends on the share of the population that gets …

31.05.2021 | Original Contribution Open Access

Viral Prevalence in Wild Serval Population is Driven by Season and Sex

One of the key factors influencing the population dynamics of threatened species such as felids is disease, but long-term studies of the factors influencing seroprevalence of wild felids are extremely rare, hindering conservation efforts. We set …

27.05.2021 | COVID-19 | Forum Zur Zeit gratis

The COVID-19 Pandemic Endangers Africa’s Indigenous Pygmy Populations

27.05.2021 | Forum Open Access

Implications of Transformative Changes for Research on Emerging Zoonoses

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EcoHealth aims to advance research, practice, and knowledge integration at the interface of ecology and health by publishing high quality research and review articles that address and profile new ideas, developments, and programs. The journal’s scope encompasses research that integrates concepts and theory from many fields of scholarship (including ecological, social and health sciences, and the humanities) and draws upon multiple types of knowledge, including those of relevance to practice and policy. Papers address integrated ecology and health challenges arising in public health, human and veterinary medicine, conservation and ecosystem management, rural and urban development and planning, and other fields that address the social-ecological context of health. The journal is a central platform for fulfilling the mission of the International Association for Ecology & Health to strive for sustainable health of people, domestic animals, wildlife, and ecosystems by promoting discovery, understanding, and transdisciplinarity.

The journal invites substantial contributions in the following areas:

One Health and Conservation Medicine

- Integrated research on health of humans, wildlife, livestock and ecosystems
- Research and policy in ecology, public health, and agricultural sustainability
- Emerging infectious diseases affecting people, wildlife, domestic animals, and plants
- Research and practice linking human and animal health and/or social-ecological systems
- Anthropogenic environmental change and drivers of disease emergence in humans, wildlife, livestock and ecosystems
- Health of humans and animals in relation to terrestrial, freshwater, and marine ecosystems

Ecosystem Approaches to Health

- Systems thinking and social-ecological systems in relation to health
- Transdisciplinary approaches to health, ecosystems and society
- Multi-stakeholder problem solving and Governance arrangements for social systems, ecosystems and human health
- Ecosystem Sustainability and Health
- Gender and social equity dimensions of health in social-ecological systems
- Knowledge to Action in ecohealth research
- Learning and collaboration across multiple types of knowledge and different fields of research (including ecological, social and health sciences, and the humanities)

Public Health, Ecosystems and Society

- Social-ecological determinants of health inequities, chronic disease and well-being
- Local and global environmental change and impacts on health, ecosystems and biodiversity
- Ecological dynamics of and ecosystem approaches to infectious and chronic disease
- Relationships between development (including international trade and travel),ecosystem sustainability, poverty and health
- Local, traditional and Indigenous knowledge of links between ecosystems and health
- Impacts of urbanization, migration, population growth and land-use change on health and ecosystems
- Ecosystem services for health, equity, and sustainability

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