Yellow fever, malaria and Ebola all spilled over from animals to humans at the edges of tropical forests. The new coronavirus is the latest zoonosis.
June 25, 2020 • ~11 min
Tags: health climate covid-19 coronavirus ebola pandemic malaria forests disease epidemics wildlife deforestation bats wildlife-trade monkeys mosquitoes yellow-fever zoonoses vectors carrying-capacity
Noise pollution can cause long-term stress and harm to wildlife.
Tags: birds sleep wildlife lockdown noise-pollution coastal-ecosystems
Tracking wildlife before, during and after lockdown will aim to analyse the slowdown in human activity.
Tags: environment nature wildlife coronavirus-lockdown-measures
New findings show how changes in land use have complex effects on animal and plant species.
June 18, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: biodiversity trees forests wildlife deforestation forest-cover woodland forest-loss
Can Asia end its uncontrolled consumption of wildlife? Here's how North America did it a century ago
In the 1800s, Americans hunted many wild species near or into extinction. Then in the early 1900s, the US shifted from uncontrolled consumption of wildlife to conservation. Could Asia follow suit?
June 17, 2020 • ~9 min
Tags: covid-19 china wildlife fishing wildlife-conservation bison endangered-species us-history wildlife-trade asia hunting ivory-ban wildlife-management
Queens "quack" when ready to hatch - but if two are free at the same time, they fight to the death.
Tags: insects bees wildlife
Road and rail construction is booming in sub-Saharan Africa, but the pandemic has brought a welcome pause for reflection.
June 15, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: kenya wildlife roads tanzania zambia sub-saharan-africa railways motorways
Red pandas in Nepal are being monitored in their last stronghold in the mountainous forests of Nepal.
Tags: conservation wildlife nepal earth-observation
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