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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 […]

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 […]

Should I Wear A Mask? And Other Questions You Might Have About The Wuhan Coronavirus

5 Mins Read You might be concerned about the current outbreak of a new coronavirus originating from Wuhan, China. Despite there being little confirmed information about the virus, medical and public health experts have reiterated that we must remain vigilant and take crucial steps to protect ourselves from potential infection, especially given that the Lunar New Year holidays […]