April 13, 2021

US assesses virus of the Caribbean

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By Aleszu Bajak From Nature Researchers warn that a change of mosquito host could accelerate spread of chikungunya across the Americas. In the past few months, passengers at North American airports have been warned that travel to the Caribbean might result in an unwanted souvenir. The first outbreak of chikungunya virus in the Western Hemisphere […]

Chris Packham: Put wildlife before humans – and stop killing childhood

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By Sherna Noah From Western Daily Press Human beings need to stop prioritising themselves over the environment and help wildlife instead of “chasing cures for cancer”, Springwatch presenter Chris Packham has said. The outspoken naturalist, 53, also criticised Sir Richard Branson’s “grotesquely misinformed” project to put lemurs on a Caribbean island, and said Christianity “doesn’t […]