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Insect populations halved by LED streetlights

A new study has shown that LED streetlights reduce insect populations by half, making them more harmful than the traditional sodium bulbs.
regulatory systems

Benchmarking Regulatory systems governing veterinary medicines – part 3

Rick Clayton, Technical Director, AnimalhealthEurope, in the final chapter of this three-part series, examines the benefits of benchmarking regulatory systems and promoting Good Regulatory Practice.
enablers of food security

COVID-19: Protecting the invisible enablers of food security

Frances Goodrum, Head of External Affairs, Brooke Action for Working Horses and Donkeys, walks us through why we need to protect the invisible enablers of food security in light of COVID-19.
WILD Foundation

Human-elephant co-existence: managing conflicts

Dr Susan Canney, Director of the Mali Elephant Project, WILD Foundation & International Conservation Fund Canada, explores human-elephant coexistence and the management of conflict.
swine fever

Animal health: African swine fever

African swine fever is placed under the spotlight here by Prof. Dr. José Manuel Sánchez-Vizcaíno, Full Professor of Animal Health at Universidad Complutense de Madrid.
safeguarding galapagos

Safeguarding Galapagos for the future

Why conserve Galapagos? Clare Simm from the Galapagos Conservation Trust answers this vital question, discussing the immense vulnerability of the islands and the work being done to protect them.
UC-Davis-Department-of-Molecular-Biosciences

UC Davis Department of Molecular Biosciences

The Department of Molecular Biosciences serves as the academic home for all nutritional, physiological chemistry, and pharmacologic and toxicologic programs of the School of Veterinary Medicine at UC Davis. The goal of the Department of Molecular Biosciences is to study fundamental biological processes and their perturbations by mutations, nutrition, drugs...
Africa research chair

Oliver R Tambo Africa Research Chair at SACIDS Foundation for One Health

Named after a freedom fighter who spoke up for science and tech, a group of African and international research funders under the OR Tambo Africa Research Chairs Initiative announced Prof Gerald Misinzo and his institution Sokoine University of Agriculture as one of the initiative’s first ten individual research chair holders and host institutions.
focus on One Health

COVID-19 & the urgent case for a greater focus on One Health

Frances Goodrum, Head of External Affairs, Brooke Action for Working Horses and Donkeys, turns our attention to COVID-19 and the urgent case for a greater focus on One Health.
mercury in pacific ocean, toxic

New study finds high levels of mercury in Pacific Ocean

Scientists say that levels of mercury in the Pacific Ocean are even higher than some places directly contaminated by the toxic chemical.
humans and elephants

In a changing world, how can humans and elephants live together?

Rob Brandford, Executive Director of the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, discusses the challenge of human-elephant conflict and maps out the complex path to coexistence.
benefits of veterinary medicines

Canvassing public awareness on veterinary medicines

Roxane Feller, Secretary General of AnimalhealthEurope, explains to us canvassing public awareness on the benefits of veterinary medicines.
systems governing veterinary medicines

Benchmarking Regulatory systems governing veterinary medicines – part 2

Rick Clayton, Technical Director, AnimalhealthEurope, in the second chapter of this three-part series, continues to examine Benchmarking Regulatory systems governing veterinary medicines.
pig farming

SWINOSTICS: Field-diagnostics in pig farming

Here, R&D Director Alessandro Giusti details the work of the Horizon 2020 funded SWINOSTICS project to tackle viruses causing epidemics in pig farming.
the Galapagos Islands

Science & conservation in the Galapagos Islands

Stephen J. Walsh & Carlos F. Mena explain the importance of protecting the Galapagos Islands through interdisciplinary science & sustainable conservation.
mental health during lockdown, bees

The connection between art and mental health during lockdown

Here, Deirdre Figueiredo, MBE and Director of Craftspace, discusses the relationship between art, community and mental health during lockdown.
indigenous societies, land management

Indigenous societies responsible for “millennia” of biodiversity

An interdisciplinary research team found that conservation efforts aiming to "return land to a pristine state" without humans will fail - as Indigenous societies are responsible for "millennia" of biodiversity.
snake species asia, suzhen's krait

Scientists identify deadly new snake species in Asia

Researchers have discovered a deadly new snake species in Asia, which has been named Suzhen's krait after the mythical figure of Bai Su Zhen - a snake goddess who saved a lot of human lives.
mice artificial wombs, mice embryos

Israeli scientists grow mice in artificial wombs outside the body

In a significant breakthrough for life science, Israeli scientists have succeeded in growing mice embryos in artificial wombs - completely outside the body.
elephant coexistence, elephant

A “complexity” approach to human-elephant coexistence

What does it take for humans and elephants to live together? This was the question that has guided nearly 18 years of research and local engagement in the Gourma region of central Mali.

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