The effect of deforestation and climate change on all-cause mortality and unsafe work conditions due to heat exposure in Berau, Indonesia: a modelling study

Author: Nicholas H Wolff, et al.

Year: 2021

Published in: The Lancet Planetary Health Volume 5, Issue 12, December 2021, Pages e882-e892

Heat exposure from deforestation and climate change has already started affecting populations in low latitude, industrialising countries, and future global warming indicates substantial health impacts in these regions. Further research should examine how deforestation is currently affecting the health and wellbeing of local communities.