The Planetary Health Alliance
To provide a framework for understanding the breadth of the field of planetary health, two primary categories – ecosystem transformations and health impacts – comprising a total 14 thematic areas have been defined. These thematic areas provide a taxonomic structure to organize the abstracts, and provide a sense of the variety of topics covered in the field. It is important to note that all of these thematic areas are interconnected and many overlap; their utility is structural and they provide a general sense of the topics within the field.
The category of Health Impacts includes the thematic areas that are centered around public health topics: