Climate change could make diseases like COVID-19 passing from animals to humans more likely – University of Kent

The climate and biodiversity crises are presenting unprecedented global health risks that need to be urgently addressed, argue conservationists including Dr Charlie Gardner from Kent’s Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology (DICE). However, they warn that the economic impacts of COVID-19 may reduce society’s willingness to tackle environmental issues, increasing the risk of future pandemics. […]

Rubbish piling up: the environmental impact of the COVID-19 shutdown – University of Southampton

Analysis by Professor Ian Williams and Anne Stringfellow from the University of Southampton and Keiron Roberts from the University of Portsmouth has highlighted the enormous impact of the COVID19 lockdown measures on waste management in the UK. Their analysis shows that with almost all household waste recycling centres closed, and the big increase in home […]

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