Key aspects of the sustainable development goals that are due to be adopted in New York at the United Nations summit from 25 to 27 September are highlighted in a series of articles published online in Nature Geoscience.
1. Coastal vulnerability across the Pacific dominated by El Nino/Southern Oscillation
2. Accelerated deforestation driven by large-scale land acquisitions in Cambodia
3. Sustainability rooted in science
Environment: Sharks, skates and rays at risk in protected areasNature Communications
Ecology: Climate change can aggravate over half of known human pathogensNature Climate Change
Environment: Salt may inhibit lightning in sea stormsNature Communications
Environment: Plastic pollution encourages bacterial growth in lakesNature Communications