Our Work

Our Work

Human health depends upon a healthy environment.

The current age of scientific innovation has meant humans have become a dominant influence in shaping the natural world. This has raised the stakes and meant an unprecedented capacity to degrade our natural environment.

While great progress has been made in improving human health, particular in Australia and other OECD countries, local and global environmental degradation now threaten those gains.

DEA urges governments to address the current and future impacts of environmental degradation on human health.

Doctors for the Environment Australia (DEA) is an organisation of doctors who recognise that human health and wellbeing require an environment:

  • free of pollution
  • capable of providing nutritious food
  • rich in biodiversity
  • able to provide for current and future generations sustainably.
iDEA 2021- it’s a wrap!

iDEA 2021- it’s a wrap!

November 12, 2021 - iDEA2021: Planet Health and Hope was an exciting, motivating conference, held online on 16 to 17 October 2021.  This was DEAs annual conference, and this year it marked the 20th ...

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Make a #NaturePact

Make a #NaturePact

August 27, 2021 - DEA is excited to partner with the People and Parks Foundation in this year’s #NaturePact campaign, which runs from 1-30 September. So, why don’t you sign up for September’s #NaturePact as a way to ...

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