publication . Article . 2021

“Health in” and “Health of” Social-Ecological Systems: A Practical Framework for the Management of Healthy and Resilient Agricultural and Natural Ecosystems

Michel De Garine-Wichatitsky; Michel De Garine-Wichatitsky; Michel De Garine-Wichatitsky; Aurélie Binot; John Ward; Alexandre Caron; Alexandre Caron; Arthur Perrotton; Arthur Perrotton; Helen Ross; ...
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2021 Journal: Frontiers in Public Health, volume 8 (issn: 2296-2565, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
Abstract
The past two decades have seen an accumulation of theoretical and empirical evidence for the interlinkages between human health and well-being, biodiversity and ecosystem services, and agriculture. The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the devastating impacts that an emerging pathogen, of animal origin, can have on human societies and economies. A number of scholars have called for the wider adoption of “One Health integrated approaches” to better prevent, and respond to, the threats of emerging zoonotic diseases. However, there are theoretical and practical challenges that have precluded the full development and practical implementation of this approach. Whilst...
Subjects
free text keywords: health, biodiversity, agriculture, social-ecological systems, resilience, co-learning, lcsh:Public aspects of medicine, lcsh:RA1-1270
Communities
Agricultural and Food Sciences
Rural Digital Europe
COVID-19
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