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Coronavirus: Recognising illegal wildlife trade as a public health issue

There will be few positives to take from coronavirus. But the global pandemic may yet prove to be an important moment in the attempts to address the illegal wildlife trade...

By Simon Evans 2 days ago

GLOBAL

Bill Gates on testing and self-isolation during the Covid-19 pandemic

In a 2015 TED Talk, following the containment of the Ebola virus in West Africa, philanthropist and Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates warned that "failure to prepare could allow the next epidemic to be dramatically more devastating".

3 days ago

GLOBAL

Coronavirus: 5 ways to be a better manager when working from home

Anyone in a position of management has, overnight, lost many of the tangible aspects of doing their job...

By Thomas Roulet 3 days ago

FRANCE

#Covid19: Airbnb offers free places to stay for French medics

After launching Airbnb for Doctors and Nurses in Italy, Airbnb has announced that it will be launching this in France, too...

2 days ago

GLOBAL

Why defeating coronavirus in one country isn't enough - there needs to be a coordinated global strategy

As long as the virus is present in any country, it can reenter those that have managed to slow it down - or even ones that eventually eradicate it...

By Nader Habibi 25 Mar 2020

GLOBAL

Covid-19: World's response has slashed CO2 emissions - here's how to keep them down

How do you respond to a crisis? It's obvious that the response to the Covid-19 pandemic has been dramatically different to anything provoked by repeated scientific warnings about climate change...

By Simone Abram 24 Mar 2020