Category Archives: Wildlife

COVID-19 lockdown allows researchers to quantify the effects of human activity on wildlife

Reduced human mobility during the pandemic will reveal critical aspects of our impact on animals, providing important guidance on how best to share space on this crowded planet. Over the past few months, many countries around the world went into … Continue reading

Posted in Coronavirus, Wildlife | Tagged ,

Coronavirus pandemic linked to destruction of wildlife and world’s ecosystems

COVID-19 is the latest example of how human impact on biodiverse areas and wildlife habitats is linked to the spread of infectious diseases. The scientific consensus, on the other hand, is that the virus — SARS-CoV-2 — is a zoonotic … Continue reading

Posted in Coronavirus, Wildlife | Tagged ,