Secondary-school-age kids who are interested in learning about sharks & marine conservation will love this online 'lesson' by Hollie Booth, part of Oxford University's school outreach programme. Hollie introduces shark conservation, from why they're threatened to what we can do to protect them.
Ensuring sustainability of crop and timber production would mitigate the greatest drivers of terrestrial wildlife decline, responsible for 40% of the overall extinction risk of amphibians, birds and mammals, according to a paper published today in Nature Ecology & Evolution.
Listen to Chris van Tulleken speaking to EJ Milner-Gulland on the human behaviours that are causing pandemics, paying the price for getting too close to animals by degrading their territory and allowing viruses to jump. Professor Greg Towers explains that HIV has jumped more than once and it's not fully understood why one virus caused a pandemic while others did not. Chris hears new evidence…