From wildmarkets to landscape degradation: the link between biodiversity and the emergence of new diseases

By Mariana Vidal Merino Virus outbreaks, transmitted to humans from an animal host are some of the most lethal diseases known (Ahmad 2020). This is believed to be the case of the current Covid-19 pandemic, whose origins have been traced to a wildmarket in Wuhan. Responding to the raise of Covid-19, China enforced a banContinue reading “From wildmarkets to landscape degradation: the link between biodiversity and the emergence of new diseases”

Workshop on Project Monitoring and Reporting: Introduction to Geographic Methods using Open-Source Software

BluoVerda Deutschland e.V. and Weltweit e.V. in collaboration with the Institute of International Forestry and Forest Products of the TU Dresden are pleased to invite you to apply to the online workshop “Project Monitoring and Reporting: Introduction to Geographic Methods using Open-Source Software”.

Happy New Year! Enjoy the fireworks!? Let’s have fun collecting garbage!

On the morning after New Year’s Eve celebration, many of the headlines in the newspapers may be related to the following question: what will the next decade bring us? Maybe a quite common thought for the first morning of the year. Something almost impossible to know in such a complex time. Maybe it would be easierContinue reading “Happy New Year! Enjoy the fireworks!? Let’s have fun collecting garbage!”

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