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6 Ways To Help The Community During The Coronavirus Pandemic

3 Mins Read As the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread, much of our daily lives and routines have been changed dramatically. Everyone has been affected from business owners to the elderly, gig workers and vulnerable people with chronic diseases. For those of us who are lucky enough to work from home and go about practicing social distancing without […]

11 Ways To Not Feel Bored When You’re Stuck At Home During Covid-19

3 Mins Read We’re all practicing social distancing right now, which is sensible given that there is a coronavirus pandemic. At the time of writing, Covid-19 has already infected almost 250,000 people and killed over 10,000 people globally, making it pretty vital that we take all the precautions we can to prevent it from spreading and to be […]

Social Distancing 101 During Covid-19: What Does It Mean & How Do You Do It?

5 Mins Read The world is in the middle of a deadly coronavirus pandemic, which has already taken the lives of nearly 9,000 and infected more 218,000 globally, at the time of writing. To slow down the spread of Covid-19, many governments and health authorities have issued advice to practice social distancing as an effective precautionary and preventive […]

#LearnFromHome: Complete Guide To Free Online Education Resources

5 Mins Read As a part of measures to control the spread of the current coronavirus pandemic, schools around the world have been shuttered. At least 56 countries have shut down schools nationwide with an additional 17 states imposing localised closures. In Hong Kong, schools have been shut since January. While these policies have been implemented necessarily with […]

Vietnam To Take Action On Illegal Wildlife Trade Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

3 Mins Read Vietnam is preparing to ban the trade of wildlife and tighten measures on the illegal trade after a number of conservationist groups called on authorities to take action against the cruel industry. It comes as the world is battling the coronavirus outbreak, which has renewed global attention on not only the inhumane and environmentally damaging […]

China Permanently Bans Wildlife Trade But Leaves Loopholes For Medicinal Uses

3 Mins Read The current coronavirus epidemic has prompted China to permanently ban the trade and consumption of wild animals. While the move is widely praised by conservationists, experts warn against overoptimism as wildlife taken for traditional medicinal purposes will be exempt from the ban. As evidence emerges about the potential link between pangolins – illegally traded across […]

Coronavirus Cuts 100 Million Metric Tonnes Of China’s Carbon Emissions

3 Mins Read As China continues to battle the spread of Covid-19, the world’s biggest polluter’s electricity demand and industrial output has taken a tumble, and it’s not just the economy. on The country’s carbon emissions have plummeted. With transportation links and cities coming to a virtual standstill, and people mostly stuck at home in efforts to fight […]

How To Live Zero-Waste During The Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Outbreak

7 Mins Read How can we protect ourselves from the current coronavirus outbreak whilst minimising our impact on our planet, which is already facing a multitude of ecological threats, from rising temperatures to overflowing landfills? The novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak originating from Wuhan, China has killed more than 560 people worldwide and infected more than 28,000 people in […]

Pets Are Being Killed In China Due To Coronavirus Misinformation

4 Mins Read After infectious disease expert Dr Li Lanjuan said on Chinese state television that pets should be quarantined if they have been in contact with suspected patients infected with the novel coronavirus, Chinese social media has been awash with untrue claims about disposing pets in order to prevent infection. While the World Health Organisation (WHO) has […]

Coronavirus (2019-nCoV): What We Know So Far & What Precautions You Should Take

5 Mins Read The situation regarding the outbreak of the novel coronavirus originating from Wuhan, in China’s Hubei province since the end of last year is still rapidly evolving. Temporarily named the 2019-nCoV, which stands for the 2019 novel coronavirus (and also referred to as the Wuhan coronavirus), reports of the number of infected people has grown swiftly […]