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How The Lyme Disease Epidemic Is Spreading And Why Ticks Are...

Ticks that transmit Lyme disease continue to expand their range. AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty Durland Fish, Yale University In the 1970s, an epidemic of mysterious arthritis-like symptoms...

Why It’s Wrong To Blame Livestock Farms For Coronavirus

CBackyard chickens may seem free and happy, but are at increased risk of contracting diseases from wild birds. Bruce Turner/Flickr, CC BY Alison Van Eenennaam, University...

Bats Are Hosts To A Range Of Viruses But Don’t Get...

Fruit bats. nutsiam/Shutterstock Keith Grehan, University of Leeds Bats harbour many diverse viruses, including coronaviruses. Indeed, Sars, Mers and COVID-19 – which are all caused by coronaviruses...

Coconut Oil Production Threatens Five Times More Species Than Palm Oil...

Sri Lanka/Unsplash, CC BY-SA Erik Meijaard, University of Kent Born in the Netherlands and brought up in Germany, it wasn’t until I was 21 that I...

Hundreds Of Elephants Are Mysteriously Dying In Botswana – A Conservationist...

Vicky Boult, University of Reading Worrying news has recently come to light: hundreds of elephants have been found dead in Botswana, and as yet, there...