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Centre for Biodiversity and Environment Research is an interdisciplinary centre that undertakes research between biodiversity and environmental change.
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ISSP uOttawa Aug 6
"One of the small benefits to the nearly universal lockdown has been a temporarily lighter human footprint in many ecosystems."
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ISSP uOttawa Aug 6
« L'un des petits avantages du verrouillage a été une empreinte humaine temporairement plus légère dans de nombreux écosystèmes. »
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In2scienceUK Aug 5
We need your help! Our students are looking for you to share an example of 'science during lockdown' in an original photo to help them imagine & create their own STEM in action shot📸It can be of nature, covid-related science or feats of engineering📍Share using
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Jess Williams Aug 6
BIG plus about : As access to talks lasts > conference week, I’m doing PhD work in the am & listening to talks in the pm, & will continue next week. This means I haven’t felt nearly as much conference fatigue, & can focus more on the talks I listen to👏🏼
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Roger Highfield Aug 6
Amazon's burning -at a tipping point that cd turn it into dry scrubland -altering climate patterns further afield -paving the way for novel disease spillovers too, say et al
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Mathias Disney Aug 6
Really imp work from and team
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David Redding Aug 6
BBC News write up of our paper out yesterday: City growth favours animals 'more likely to carry disease'
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UCL News Aug 6
Global land use changes are disrupting the balance of wild animals and species that carry diseases are benefiting, posing risks for possible outbreaks, finds a new study led by , Dr &
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ZSL Science Aug 6
Zoonotic host diversity increases in human-dominated ecosystems
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ZSL Science Aug 6
Research by and reveals how the destruction of natural ecosystems increases the numbers of rats, bats and other animals that harbour diseases that can lead to pandemics such as Covid-19.
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Richard D Gregory Aug 5
Deadly diseases from wildlife thrive when nature is destroyed, study finds
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Rory Gibb Aug 5
Replying to @roryjgibb
Zoonoses are diseases caused by pathogens that are naturally carried by animals, and that regularly or occasionally transmit (‘spillover’) to people – think plague, SARS-CoVs, Ebola, leishmaniasis, Lyme disease… 3/
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Rory Gibb Aug 5
Our paper showing global and general effects of land use on zoonotic host communities is out today in ! There’s quite a lot in the paper, so I thought I’d do an explainer of the findings. 1/
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Rory Gibb Aug 5
First off, massive thanks to my amazing coauthors and Christl Donnelly - this has been in the pipeline for a few years.
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Kate E. Jones 🦇 Aug 5
Thread about our land use change and zoonoses by the wonderful
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Prof Sarah Durant Aug 5
Important paper by and published in showing that global land use change is expanding hazardous interfaces between people, livestock and wildlife. This is likely to increase the risk of zoonotic spillover pandemics
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Tim Blackburn Aug 5
This is very much down to the brilliance and persistence of and , who were simply amazing in working this all through.
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Jeremy Kerr Aug 5
What a terrific contribution! This one is going into my intro ecology class right away.
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Kate E. Jones 🦇 Aug 5
Very happy to see our paper out at last with my amazing colleagues - we provide a clear link between the way we degrade our landscape and the hazard from future disease spillovers from animals
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