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Populations

In this issue, we learn more about how populations grow, change and move, and why understanding them is so important.

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Public health response

How might public authorities protect people's health in the future? It's a question our recently updated ‘Health and Climate Change’ issue posed – particularly relevant this week, which marks the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction. This year's focus is older people and resilience, as is our article.

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