Several of the earliest reported cases of COVID-19 were linked to a wet market in Wuhan city, China, which sold a range of fresh food produce, including wildlife. Although there is not enough evidence yet to say how the new coronavirus jumped from...
By the Oxford Martin Programme on the Illegal Wildlife Trade and the Interdisciplinary Centre for Conservation Science, University of Oxford. COVID-19 is causing widespread human suffering, as the most acute global public health emergency of our...
A developing model of infectious disease shows that most epidemics — AIDS, Ebola, West Nile, SARS, Lyme disease — are a result of things people do to nature.
EJ Milner-GullandPrescient article from 2012 about the links between #biodiversity #conservation and new #disease. nytimes.com/2012/07/15/sun… #onehealth approach is needed; while we cope with the terrible consequences, let's not forget what we need to do to address the causes.
KARAGANDA, KAZAKHSTAN (AFP) - A court in Kazakhstan on Friday (Feb 21) sentenced three poachers to life in prison for beating to death a state ranger charged with protecting the endangered saiga antelope.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
EJ Milner-GullandNoone wins when #rangers are killed even if perpetrators are brought to justice. A sad day reminds us of the dangers rangers face in their jobs, and the lengths people will go to for #IWT. #Saiga poachers sentenced to life imprisonment in #Kazakhstan today
The Beyond the Aichi Targets Task Force is building global momentum to scale up conservation of nature for Post-2020. The Task Force’s goal is to ensure the Post-2020 global conservation targets set at the next meeting of the Convention on...
Letters: Responses to a call for a ban on the importing of hunting trophies to the UK, made in the Guardian by a dozens of public figures, from parliamentarians such as Jeremy Corbyn to wildlife campaigners including Virginia McKenna
In Vietnam, enough people want to consume rhino horn — and are willing to pay enough for it — that smugglers risk jail to bring the product into the country, while poachers in Africa risk their liv…
EJ Milner-GullandGreat blog by @shanahanmike on the need for evidence to tackle the illegal wildlife trade, reflecting on the #endwildlifecrime #research4IWT #IWT18 conferences and how to move forward
The Future of Humanity Institute is a multidisciplinary research institute at the University of Oxford.
EJ Milner-GullandEight funded scholarships on the future of humanity based in #philosophy department at @UniofOxford - an exciting opportunity for real interdisciplinary interchange between humanities, natural and social sciences