New Griffith University-led research suggests that existing systems for food safety, rather than broad, untargeted bans on wildlife trade are key to preventing the next pandemic. Published in Lancet Planetary Health, with co-authors from the International Union for Conservation of Nature Wildlife Health Specialist Group and TRAFFIC, an NGO focused on wildlife trade. The research, led by Dr Duan Biggs from the Centre for Planetary Health and Food Security argues that a solution […]
Griffith University scientists have revealed the devastating effects a trophy hunting ban will have on wildlife conservation and livelihoods in Africa. Although controversial, the practice of trophy hunting conserves land that wouldn’t otherwise be protected.
Two Griffith-led collaborations published this week indicate that Lion populations in Africa may be lower than current estimates suggest.
A team of leading international researchers is working to break the stalemate on ivory trade policy.