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2023

Events in 2023

Metabolism of Cities Living Lab SDSU 4 SDGs Leave No One Behind Exhibition

Metabolism of Cities Living Lab SDSU 4 SDGs Leave No One Behind Exhibition

The exhibit consists of two parts: Metabolism of Cities Living Lab SDSU 4 SDGs “Leave No One Behind ” Exhibition & Libraries and Sustainability: Working Toward the UN Sustainable Development Goals in the SDSU Library.
Kids 4 Safe Routes VR Game Intervention

Kids 4 Safe Routes VR Game Intervention

This project explored socially vulnerable communities in San Diego County to evaluate the impacts of the Safe Routes 2 School program. Identified accident hot spot areas for future routing improvements, developed and designed: a SR2S web-based visualization tool for easy road safety monitoring and reporting, SR2S surveys, a virtual reality educational transit safety training game “KIDS 4 Safe Routes VR” for children ages 11 to 14 years old, and strengthened collaboration.
2022

Events in 2022

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SDGs in the Americas and Caribbean Region. Implementing the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Date: October 2022 | Location: Cham, Switzerland SDGs in the Americas and Caribbean Region. Implementing the UN Sustainable Development Goals – Regional Perspectives book series (IUNSDGRP) Springer Nature Switzerland AG Cham, (pp 1-19), ISBN-13: 9783031160165. BOOK CHAPTER: “Protecting our oceans…

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Assessing the effects of emerging plastics on the environment & public health

Date: June 2022 | Location: Seoul, Republic of Korea BOOK CHAPTER: “Sources and Pathways of Marine Litter: A Global Assessment of Plastic Pollution in Coastal and Island Regions.” “With plastic pollution concerns growing globally, especially the production, consumption, and disposal…

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19th ICOST Conference

Date: June 27-30, 2022 | Location: Paris, France 19th International Conference, ICOST 2022. Participative urban health and healthy aging aging in the age of AI. Springer PRESENTATION and BOOK CHAPTER: “Social response to Covid-19 Smart Dashboard: Proposal for case study.”…

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REBorder Conference

Sustainability and Innovation in the Cali Baja Transborder Region Date: November 14, 2022 | Location: San Diego State University, San Diego, California The Metabolism of Cities Living Lab presented research “Detecting plastic pollution along the US-Mexico Border using citizen science”…

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UNEP Youth Capacity Building

Date: October 9, 2020 14:00 GMT | Location: Milan, Italy Join us at the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) Major Group for Children and Youth (MGCY) Working Group on Marine Litter and Microplastic, “Youth Capacity Building Webinar.” See you there!…

2021

Events in 2021

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Ecomondo Conference

Date: October 26-29, 2021 | Location: Rimini, Italy Ecomondo Conference 2021, Italian Exhibition Group PRESENTATION: “A toolkit guide to tackling and monitoring waste in coastal and island tourism regions.” Partners Vito Domenico, Fernandez Gabriela, and Maione Carol Vito, D., Fernandez, G., & Maione, C. (2022). A toolkit to monitor marine litter and plastic pollution on… Read More »Ecomondo Conference
CLIMATHON. From Trash to Treasure: El Astillero, Nicaragua

CLIMATHON. From Trash to Treasure: El Astillero, Nicaragua

The Metabolism of Cities Living Lab hosted a Climathon event for the city of El Astillero, Nicaragua on the topic of waste management and water pollution alongside the European Union, EIT Climate KIC, Hubzine Italia, Ilvespaio, Casa Congo and more. The theme was called From trash to treasure: turning waste into useful raw materials. The Climathon event held 5 challenges: 1) data and monitoring 2) education and children, 3) arts and humanities 4) technology, and 5) industry, tourism, and management.
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1st International Symposium on Plastic Pollution and Post Plastic

Date: November 22, 2021 | Location: Seoul, South Korea 1st International Symposium on Plastic Pollution, Post Plastic, University of Seoul, Korea. PRESENTATION: “Plastic detection using a multi-method approach: Comparative case studies from coastal tourism sites.” Partners Maione Carol and Fernandez Gabriela
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2nd Ocean Observers Workshop, Euro-Argo RISE H2020 European Union

Date: November 29, 2021 to December 1, 2021 | Location: Brussels, Belgium 2nd Ocean Observers Workshop, Euro-Argo RISE H2020 European Union, PRESENTATION: “Ocean Metabolism: A toolkit guide to tackling and monitoring waste in coastal and island tourism regions.” Partners Maione Carol, Fernandez Gabriela, and Vito Domenico
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1st International Symposium on Plastic Pollution

Date: October 28-29, 2021 | Location: South Korea 1st International Symposium on Plastic Pollution: Removal, Analysis, and Risk Assessment of Microplastics. In assessing the effects of emerging plastics on the environment and public health. University of Seoul, Hanyang University, South Korea, and Ministry of Environment and KEITI, South Korea, (Eds), Sunghee Joo, Hyunook Kim, Byoung-In… Read More »1st International Symposium on Plastic Pollution
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