Environmental issues

No more pandemics to come if environmental issues are not addressed: report

An international group of scientists has concluded that pandemic problems are only beginning unless the world tackles the problems that create them. “The factors driving pandemics are human activities – unsustainable growth in animal production, deforestation, the wildlife trade and global connectivity,” says Peter Daszak, UK disease ecology expert and head of the Intergovernmental Panel […]

Environmental issues

No more pandemics to come if environmental issues are not addressed: report

“The risk of a pandemic could be significantly reduced by promoting responsible consumption and reducing unsustainable consumption. “ The report estimates that mammals and birds harbor around 1.7 million undiscovered viruses. Somewhere between 540,000 and 850,000 could infect humans. More than five new viral diseases emerge each year, of which about three quarters are of […]

Environmental science

First student successfully defends thesis in WIU Environmental Science PhD program – Western Illinois University News

The first student successfully defends her thesis in the framework of the doctoral program in environmental sciences at WIU October 28, 2020 MACOMB / MOLINE, IL – The first graduation candidate of Western Illinois University’s Environmental Science: Large River Ecosystems Ph.D. program has successfully defended his thesis. Michele Rehbein, from Helper, UT, received her BA […]

Environmental factors

Early environmental factors that affect children’s cognitive test performance appear modifiable

08 October 2020 2 minutes to read Source / Disclosures Disclosures: LeWinn reports receiving grants from the Urban Child Institute. Please see the study for relevant financial information from all other authors. ADD A SUBJECT TO E-MAIL ALERTS Receive an email when new articles are posted on Please provide your email address to receive an […]