What's the biggest predictor of your health? Your zip code - according to many experts, this answer is suggested by mounting evidence. Our health and actions are mediated by our environment, including the air, water, and housing quality we're exposed to, and our ease of access to safe outdoor space, nutritious food, health care, education, and economic opportunity. Join us to examine issues of environmental injustice and solutions for cracking the zip code.
About UNE's Planetary Health Council, our event collaborator: Planetary Health is an emerging trans-disciplinary field, encompassing the vast interconnections between human health and the natural/physical sciences, and broadly integrating the related fields of Public Health, GeoHealth, One Health, Global Health, etc.
Continue reading... https://www.une.edu/sustainability/planetary-health
CECE events are designed to give you as much opportunity as possible to learn about, from, and with each other, while maximizing responsiveness to changing conditions caused by COVID-19. Please check back often for latest information about viewing opportunities below:
UNE students, staff, faculty only:
In Person: Innovation 104* (Portland), St. Francis Room* (Biddeford), Leonard Hall* (Biddeford)
Facebook Live: facebook.com/UniversityOfNewEngland (Interactive opportunity)
Livestream: une.edu/live (Viewing only)
Participation can be applied toward students’ IP Honors Distinction.
Competencies: Values & Ethics, Teamwork
Collaborative Partner: UNE Planetary Health Council
*If you plan to attend in person, bring your laptop, iPad or phone to participate in Zoom chat. We welcome you to bring your lunch!
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Your confirmed attendance will merit a certificate of attendance/CEU.