Publications & Outputs

Journal Articles

  • Hoogeveen, D., Gislason, M., Hussey, A., Western, S., & Williams, A. (2020). Gender Based Analysis Plus: A knowledge synthesis for the implementation and development of socially responsible impact assessment in Canada.
  • Picketts, I. M., Dery, S. J., Parkes, M. W., Sharma, A. R., & Matthews, C. A. (2020). Scenarios of climate change and natural resource development: complexity and uncertainty in the Nechako Watershed. The Canadian Geographer, 64.
  • Parkes, M.W., Poland, B., Allison, S., Cole, D., Culbert, I., Gislason, MK., Hancock, T., Howard, C., Papadopoulos, A., & Waheed, F. (2020). Preparing for the future of public health: The ecological determinants of health and the call for an eco-social approach to public health education. Canadian Journal of Public Health, 111:60-64.
  • Buse, CG., Poland, B., Haluza-Delay, R., & Wong, J. (2019). “We’re all brave pioneers on this road”: Climate change adaptation activities among public health units in Ontario, Canada. Critical Public Health, published online in advance of print version:
  • McFarlane, R. A., Horwitz, P., Arabena, K., Capon, A., Jenkins, A., Jupiter, S., Negin, J., Parkes, M.W., & Saketa, S. (2019). Ecosystem services for human health in Oceania. Ecosystem Services, 39, Article 100976.
  • Parkes, M.W., Allison, S., Harder, H., Hoogeveen, D., Kutzner, D., Aalhus, M., Adams, E., Beck, L., Brisbois, B., Buse, C.G., Chaisson, A., Cole, D.C., Dolan, S., Faure, A., Fumerton, R., Gislason, M.K., … , & Vaillancourt, C. (2019). Addressing the environmental, community and health impacts of resource development: Challenges across scales, sectors and sites. Challenges, 10 (1), 22.
  • Howard, C., Buse, C., Rose, C., MacNeill, A., & Parkes, M. (2019). Lancet Countdown 2019 Report: Briefing for Canadian Policymakers. London UK: University College of London and the Lancet
  • Buse, CG., Sax, M., Nowak, N., Jackson, J., Fresco, T., Fyfe, T., & Halseth, G. (2019). Community impacts of unconventional natural gas across the supply chain: A scoping review. Extractive Industries and Society, 6(2), 620-629,
  • Poland, B., Buse, CG., Antze, P., Haluza-Delay, R., Ling, C., Newman, L., Teelucksingh, C., Cohen, R., Hasdell, R., Hayes, K., Massot, S., & Zook, M. (2019). The emergence of the Transition Movement in Canada: Successes and impact through the eyes of initiative leadership. Local Environment, 24(3), 180-200,
  • Brisbois, BW., Reschny, J., Fyfe, T., Harder, H., Parkes, MW., Allison, S., Buse, CG., Fumerton, R., & Oke, B. (2019). Mapping research on resource extraction and health: A scoping review. Extractive Industries and Society, 6(1): 250-259, https://10.1016/j.exis.2018.10.017.
  • Buse, CG., Lai, V., Cornish, K., & Parkes, MW. (2019). Towards environmental health equity in health impact assessment: Innovations and opportunities. International Journal of Public Health,64(1): 15-26,
  • Gislason, M., Sloan Morgan, V., Mitchell-Foster, K., Parkes, MW. (2018). Voices from the landscape: Digital storytelling as counter-narrative and collective action for Northern BC watersheds. Health & Place. 54, 191-199.
  • Buse, CG. (2018). Why should Canadian public health agencies conduct climate change and health vulnerability assessments? Canadian Journal of Public Health, 109(5), 782-785,
  • Cole, D., Parkes, M., Saint-Charles, J., Gislason, M., McKellar, K., & Webb, J. (2018). Evolution of Capacity Strengthening: insights from the Canadian Community of Practice in Ecosystem Approaches to Health. Transformative Dialogues: Teaching & Learning Journal, 11(2), 1-21.
  • Buse, C., Oestreicher, J., Ellis, N., Partrick, R., Brisbois, B., Jenkins, A., McKellar, K., Kingsley, J., Gislason, M., Galway, L., McFarlane, R., Walker, J., Frumkin, H., & Parkes, M.W. (2018). A public health guide to field developments linking ecosystems, environments and health in the Anthropocene. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health. 72, 420-425.
  • Oestreicher, JS., Buse, C., Brisbois, B., Patrick, R., Jenkins, A., Kingsley, J., Tevora, R., & Fatorelli, L. (2018). Where ecosystems, people and health meet: Academic traditions and emerging fields for research and practice. Sustainability in Debate,9(1), 45-65,
  • Buse, CG.Smith, M., & Silva, D. (2018). Attending to scalar ethical issues in emerging approaches to environmental health research and practice. Monash Bioethics Review, 37(1-2):4 – 21
  • Brisbois, B.W., Bourgos Delgado, A., Barraza, D., Betancourt, O., Cole, D., Gislason, M., Mertens, F., Parkes, M.W. & Saint-Charles. J. (2017). Ecosystem approaches to health and knowledge-to-action: towards a political ecology of applied health-environment knowledge. Journal of Political Ecology. 24, 692-715.
  • de Leeuw, S., Parkes, M. W., Sloan Morgan, V., Christensen, J., Nicole, L., Mitchell Foster, K., & Russell Jozkow, J. (2017). Going Unscripted: A Call to Critically Engage Storytelling Methods and Methodologies in Geography and the Medical-Health Sciences. The Canadian Geographer / Le Géographe Canadien, 61(2), 152–164. 
  • Parkes, M.W., Saint-Charles, J., Cole, D.C., Gislason, M., Hicks, E., Le Bourdais, C., McKellar, K.A., St-Cyr Bouchard, & Canadian Community of Practice in Ecosystem Approaches to Health Team. (2017). Strengthening collaborative capacity: Experiences from a short, intensive field course on ecosystems, health and society. Higher Education Research and Development. 36(5) 1031-1046.
  • Picketts, I., Parkes, M.W., & Déry, S. J. (2016). Climate Change and Resource Development Impacts in Watersheds: Insights from the Nechako River Basin, Canada. The Canadian Geographer / Le Géographe Canadien. 61(2), 196–211.
  • Galway L., Parkes MW., Allen, D., & Takaro, T. (2016). Building interdisciplinary research capacity: a key challenge for ecological approaches in public health. AIMS Public Health, 3(2), 389-406. 10.3934/publichealth.2016.2.389
  • Teelucksingh, C., Poland, B., Buse, CG., & Hasdell, R. (2016). Environmental justice in the ENGO landscape of Toronto. Canadian Geographer, 60(3), 381-393,
  • Buse, CG., Jackson, J., Nowak, N., Halseth, G., & Fyfe, T. (2016). A scoping review on the community impacts of unconventional natural gas development for northern BC: A closer look at policy, regulatory and governance strategies to maximize benefits and mitigate harms. Prince George, BC: University of Northern British ColumbiaAvailable at:
  • Parkes, MW. (2016). Pacific connections for health, ecosystems and society: New approaches to the land-water-health nexus. Reviews on Environmental Health, 31(1), 125-130. http:/

Peer-reviewed Books and Book Chapters

  • Poland, B., Parkes, M.W., Hancock, T., McKibbon, G., & Chircop, A. (2020). A Changing Role for Public Health in the Anthropocene: The Contribution of Scenario Thinking for Reimagining the Future. In S. Quilley & K. Zywert (Eds.), Health in the Anthropocene: Living Well on a Finite Planet. (Chapter 6). University of Toronto Press
  • Soskolne, C. L., Bunch, M. J., Butler, C. D., & Parkes, M.W. (2018). Navigating complexity, promoting health: Insights from the emergence of ‘ecohealth’ and ‘one health’. In L. Westra, K. Bosselmann, J. Gray, & K. Gwiazdon (Eds.), Ecological Integrity, Law and Governance (Chapter 8). London and New York: Taylor and Francis Group.
  • Gislason, M.K., Buse, C., Dolan, S., Parkes, M.W., Tosh, J., & Woollard, B. (2017). The complex impacts of intensive resource extraction on women, children, and Aboriginal peoples: Towards contextually-informed approaches to climate change and health. In MG. Cohen (Ed.), Climate Change and Gender in Rich Countries: Work, Public Policy and Action. (Part 5). Routledge: Earthscan.
  • Buse, C. (2016). Are climate change adaptation policies a game changer? A case study using perspectives from public health officials in Ontario, Canada. In M. Bouzid (ed.) Examining the Role of Environmental Change on Emerging Infectious Diseases and Pandemics. Norwich: IGI Global, pp. 230-257.
  • Parkes, M.W. & Horwitz, P. (2016). Ecology and Ecosystems as Foundational for Health. In Frumkin H (ed). Environmental Health: From Global to Local (3rd edition). Jossey-Bass. Link to book
  • Galway, L.P., Parkes, M.W., Corbett, K.K., Allen, D.M., & Takaro, T. (2016). Climate change frames in public health and water resource management: Towards intersectoral climate change adaptation. In W. Leal Filho, H. Musa, G. Cavan, P. O’Hare, & J. Seixas (Eds.), Climate Change Adaptation, Resilience and Hazards. (Chapter 3). Springer International Publishing.
  • Parkes, M.W. (2016). Cumulative Determinants of Health Impacts in Rural, Remote, and Resource-Dependent Communities. Chapter 5. in M.P. Gillingham, G.R. Halseth, C.J. Johnson, & M.W. Parkes (Eds.), The Integration Imperative: Cumulative Environmental, Community and Health Impacts of Multiple Natural Resrouce Developments (pp. 117-152). Springer International AG. Link to e-book

Presentations and other Outputs

  • Parkes, M.W., Horwitz, P., Buse, C., Dolan, S., Gislason, M., & Woollard, R. (2018). Ecosystems as Foundational for Health. In: EkoSanté Training Manual in Ecosystem Approaches to Health. Produced for Pan-American Health Organisation. 
  • Allison, S., Harder, H., Parkes, M., Reschny, J., & the HIRED Project Team.(2016). Health Impacts of Resource Extraction & Development (HIRED): Knowledge Synthesis and policy insights. CPHA 2016. Toronto, ON. Link to the presentation
  • Mitchell-Foster, K., & Gislason, M. K. (2016). Lived Reality and Local Relevance: Complexity and Immediacy of Experienced Cumulative Long-Term Impacts. Vignette 6.7, in Chapter 6. Exploring Cumulative Effects and Impacts Through Examples. In M. P. Gillingham, G. R. Halseth, C. J. Johnson, & M. W. Parkes (Eds.), The Integration Imperative: Cumulative Environmental, Community and Health Impacts of Multiple Natural Resource Developments (pp. 117–152). Springer International Publishing AG. Link to book

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Work related to Margot’s Canada Research Chair, 2009-2019, can be found on her UNBC Publications Page