We studied 8,000 primate teeth and finally confirmed that humans are not the only living primate to suffer from cavities. But there are interesting differences.
A wild mink in Utah was the first wild animal in the U.S. found with COVID-19.
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COVID-19 has been found in pets, zoo animals and in a wild mink in Utah. Monitoring wildlife for COVID-19 is important for animals and humans, both of whom face risks from a jumping virus.
Rangers on patrol at Virunga National Park.
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To improve the security of park guards and other people, it is crucial to mitigate park-people conflicts and tackle armed groups.
Without adequate information, we can’t prioritise efforts and funding to best protect our primate relatives.
Arend de Haas / African Conservation Foundation
COVID-19 could potentially be harmful for endangered great apes.
Mountain and lowland gorillas are vulnerable to malaria.
Malaria can be transmitted from humans to gorillas, with devastating effects.
Why do humans have fur only on their heads?
Scientists say humans are pretty similar to chimpanzees, gorillas and orangutans. So why don’t we have fur like they do?
In Cameroon efforts are underway to halt rainforest loss and develop opportunities with locals.
Arend de Haas
Combining new technologies, including Global Forest Watch, a Forest Monitoring App and Participatory 3D Modelling, brings out traditional knowledge of the elders.
The Tropic of Capricorn sign in Namibia. Expansion of the tropics will have huge implications for people and nature.
The tropics are expanding at an unprecedented rate. This will have massive implications for societies, economies and the natural world.