Wildlife trade bans not the only option to reduce pandemic risk

Centre for Planetary Health and Food Security
New Griffith University-led research suggests thatexisting systems forfood safety,rather thanbroad, untargetedbans onwildlifetradearekeyto preventingthe next pandemic. Published inLancet Planetary Health, with co-authors from the International Union for Conservation of Nature WildlifeHealth Specialist Group andTRAFFIC, an NGO focused on wildlife trade. The research, led byDr Duan Biggsfrom theCentre for Planetary Health and Food Securityargues that a solution […]

Study of bushfire impacts finds quarter of a million hectares burnt

A Griffith University study has mapped the scale and impact the 2019 bushfires had on South-East Queensland bushland, finding that 13% of rainforests and 24% of our national parks in the area were likely burnt. In new research published in Ecological Management and Restoration, School of Environment and Science honours student Isabella Smith used Geomorphic […]