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How to stop the next pandemic? Stop deforestation


Jul 2023

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Why areca nut plantations are driving 'monkey fever'

BBC Future

Thur Mar 16 2023

Image credit: Catherine Davison

Image by Annie Spratt
How Forest Loss Can Unleash the Next Pandemic


Thur Mar 16 2023

Image credit: Kathleen Flynn, special to ProPublica

On the edge


Mon Feb 27 2023

Image credit: Kathleen Flynn, special to ProPublica

An Even Deadlier Pandemic Could Soon Be Here

The New York Times

Fri Feb 3 2023

Image credit: Ernesto Benavides/Agence France-Presse, via Getty Images

3 things the world is doing to prepare for the next pandemic

World Economic Forum

Mon Jan 30 2023

Image by Chris Unger
Why hungry bats could start the next pandemic

The Telegraph

Wed Nov 23 2022

Image by Antonio Grosz
One Health Approach Can Prevent the Next Pandemic

The World Bank

Mon Oct 24 2022

Climate change may make pandemics like COVID-19 much more common

ABC News

Sat Sept 10 2022

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Get serious about ‘one health’

The Tribune India

Thurs July 28 2022

Healthier ecosystems and food systems in East Asia and Pacific can reduce global pandemic risks

World Bank Blogs

Tues June 28 2022

Image credit: Chien Min Chung/World Bank

Monkeypox - a warning and what Bill Gates needs to know

The Express

Sat May 28 2022

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Monkeypox: End poaching and deforestation to tackle zoonotic diseases


Thur May 26 2022

Image credit: AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali


The Revelator

Fri Apr 8 2022

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The New York Times

Sun Feb 27 2022

Image credit: Michael Worobey et al., preprint via Zenodo. Photo taken by a citizen and posted to Weibo in 2019

Failure to prevent pandemics at source is ‘greatest folly’, say scientists

The Guardian

Fri Feb 4 2022

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Why protecting the planet is essential to preventing future pandemics

CNN Business

Mon 17 Jan 2022

First known covid case was vendor at wuhan market, scientist says

New York Times

Thu 18 Nov 2021

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Preventing future pandemics starts with recognizing links between human and animal health

The Conversation

Wed 03 Nov 2021

WHO unveils new 26-member panel to restart study of the pandemic’s origins

Science Insider

Wed 13 Oct 2021

Image credit: Aly Song/Reuters

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What will it take to save the planet? Embracing interdependence

The Hill

Thu 09 Sept 2021

Address risky human activities now or face new pandemics, scientists warn


Tue 03 Aug 2021

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Harvard Launches international scientific task force to prevent pandemics at the source

Harvard Chan C-CHANGE

Thu 20 May 2021

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Coronavirus: do cry over spillovers

Science Rules! with Bill Nye

Tue 13 April 2021

The huge hole in Biden's pandemic prevention plan

The Hill

Mon 05 April 2021

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Our destruction of wildlife habitats will trigger new pandemics, says new group

The Hill, US

Tue 9 Mar 2021

‘The Last of Us’ Is Right. Our Warming Planet Is a Petri Dish.

The New York Times

Sun Apr 2 2023

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New Data Links Pandemic’s Origins to Raccoon Dogs at Wuhan Market

The New York Times

Thur Mar 16 2023

Wanted: Evidence-based discourse on pandemic origins and prevention

The Hill

Sun Mar 12 2023

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Blind spots in biodefense


Thur Feb 16 2023

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Global biodiversity deal is not pandemic proof

The Lancet Planetary Health

Thur Feb 2 2023

Image by Martin Bisof
‘Silent Spring’ still holds lessons for keeping the planet, and ourselves, healthy

Harvard Public Health

Tue Jan 24 2023

Image by Jan Kronies
Protecting Wildlife Key to Preventing the Next Big Pandemic

U.S. News

Tue Nov 22 2022

Image by Vlad Hilitanu
After 2 years of the COVID-19 pandemic, translating One Health into action is urgent

The Lancet

Mon Oct 24 2022

New World Bank pandemic fund must prioritize prevention

The Hill

Mon Sept 5 2022

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World Bank Bias Threatens Pandemic Breakthrough

Democracy Journal

Wed July 20 2022

Image credit: Per-Anders Pettersson / Getty Images

Cutting Woods
What’s the link between deforestation and public health/infectious diseases?

Dear Pandemic

Sat Jun 25 2022

A day late and a dollar short on monkeypox


Thur May 26 2022

Image credit: James Gathany via the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


The Guardian

Wed May 25 2022

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WWF report calls forests a vital public health solution


Thur Mar 10 2022

Image credit: Emmanuel Rondeau / WWF-US



Sun Feb 27 2022

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Floresta amazônica é fundamental para evitar novas pandemias, diz estudo

Valor Economico

Fri Feb 4 2022

Preventing the next pandemic is vastly cheaper than reacting to it: Study


Fri Feb 4 2022

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Why stopping deforestation must be a priority for public health

The Hill

Sat 27 Nov 2021

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As COVID-19 recedes in US a new worry emerges: wildlife passing on the virus

The Guardian

Thu 11 Nov 2021

How environmental damage can lead to new diseases

The Economist

Tue 19 Oct 2021

Image credit: Getty images

Image by Benjamin Raffetseder
Viruses don’t stop at our borders


Fri 07 Oct 2021

Image by Unknown Wong
As COVID-19 cases rise, global task force lays out how to avert future pandemics

Common Dreams

Wed 18 Aug 2021


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World leaders ‘ignoring’ role of destruction of nature in causing pandemics

The Guardian

Fri 04 June 2021

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The Best Way To prevent The next pandemic? Maybe saving tropical forests


Thu 20 May 2021

Aerial View of Forest
Why experts say tackling deforestation could be key to stopping future pandemics?

CBC Radio

Mon 12 April 2021

One year later, we still have no plan to prevent the next pandemic

The New York Times

Tue 16 Mar 2021

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Calling COVID-19 a crisis of humanity's own making, coalition says healing 'broken relationship with nature' key to stopping next pandemic

Common Dreams, US

Tue 09 Mar 2021

Image credit: Afriadi Hikmal / Barcroft Media via Getty Images

Image by Pat Whelen
Why saving animals and nature is vital to stopping pandemics


Thur Mar 30 2023

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The Strongest Evidence Yet That an Animal Started the Pandemic

The Atlantic

Thur Mar 16 2023

Seeding hope


Tue Mar 7 2023

Image credit: Kathleen Flynn, special to ProPublica

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Be warned: the next deadly pandemic is not inevitable, but all the elements are in place

The Guardian

Wed Feb 8 2023

Image by Annie Spratt
Habitat loss and climate change increase the risk of new diseases

The Economist

Tue Jan 31 2023

Image by Ruth Caron
The High Price Of Holiday Turkeys Is A Reminder That Human And Animal Health Are Deeply Connected


Wed Nov 23 2022

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Deforestation Brings Bat-Borne Virus Home to Roost

The New York Times

Wed Nov 16 2022

Image by Matt Flores
Preventing and Preparing for Pandemics With Zoonotic Origins

Council on Foreign Relations

Fri Oct 21 2022

Image by Jeremy Bezanger
It’s Time to Get Serious About Preventing Pandemics


Thurs Aug 25 2022

Environment, Part of One Health, Is Often Missing in Action


Tues July 12 2022

Africa's outbreak sentinels

Nature Medicine

Fri June 17 2022

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Local Leaders Unitedly Push For One Health Approach. Will G20 Leaders Tango?


Fri June 3 2022


Science Insider

Mon Feb 28 2022

Image credit: AP PHOTO/DAKE KANG

Pandemics Are Expensive. Preventing Them Is Cheap.


Fri Feb 4 2022

Image credit: AP Photo/Jae C. Hong

One Health approach to prevent emergence of zoonotic pathogens

Borneo Bulletin

Thu Feb 3 2022

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The plague is more likely now thanks to climate change


Fri 19 Nov 2021

Image credit: David Zalubowski (AP)

Worth a shot: speeding COVID-19 vaccines to conflict zones


Thu 11 Nov 2021

Image by Nils Bouillard
Newly discovered bat viruses give hints to COVID-19 origins

New York Times

Thu 14 Oct 2021

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‘Spillover’ diseases are emerging faster than ever before—thanks to humans

National Geograpic

Thu 06 Oct 2021

Protecting forests and changing agricultural practices are essential,
cost-effective actions to prevent pandemics

Harvard Chan C-CHANGE/Harvard Global Health Initiative

Wed 18 Aug 2021

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“One Health” and COVID-19, one year later


Mon 24 May 2021

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We have a chance to prevent pandemics — will we?

The Hill

Wed 19 May 2021

How to stop a pandemic before it starts, illustrated


Fri 09 April 2021

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Inaction leaves world playing ‘Russian roulette’ with pandemics, say experts

The Guardian

Tue 9 Mar 2021

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The next pandemic: last week tonight with
John Oliver


Mon 15 Feb 2021

Image credit: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

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