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Challenges Online - Planetary Health: Online Resources

The themes of this challenge focus on how the rising global average temperature and increased industrial effluences damage the environment and impact human health.

This guide highlights a range of resources to explore these challenges.




Library Search

Library Search

Use Library Search to find planetary health or global health related book and journal content from a range of full text resources.

You can search for broad topics like planetary health and browse by date to see the latest  publications, or run more focused searches on themes of topic relating to these issues. 

Here are some sample searches - but try some some of your own.

environment AND health

environmental damage AND health

global warming AND illness

water-borne infections AND climate

Top Tip! Refine your search results to online results only whilst you are researching away from the Library.


Databases Example

Google Scholar

Google Scholar Search

Run the search above to use Google Scholar to find commentary on planetary or global health

Try some additional searches on themes that interest you such as tropical forest loss or water demand.

Google Scholar is an online, freely accessible search engine that lets users look for both physical and digital copies of articles. It searches a wide variety of sources, including academic publishers, universities, and preprint repositories.  

Wellcome Trust Video - Planetary Health

Planetary Health Alliance Introductory Video

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