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The best way to prevent more diseases from jumping from animals to humans is to stop deforestation and wildlife trading

Many of the world’s deadliest diseases – including the novel coronavirus – came from animals. Experts in animal-to-human disease transmission say increased deforestation and wildlife trading are causing more and more of these zoonotic spillover events. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Two new diseases have jumped from animals […]
The best way to prevent more diseases from jumping from animals to humans is to stop deforestation and wildlife trading
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Brazil’s president said he would accept $20 million from the G7 to tackle the Amazon fires, but only if Emmanuel Macron apologizes for calling him ‘extraordinarily rude’

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has appeared to backtrack on his refusal of $US20 million in G7 aid to help fight the Amazon fires, saying he’ll consider accepting the money on one condition. Bolsonaro, who is locked in a war of words with his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, wants Macron to […]
Brazil’s president said he would accept $20 million from the G7 to tackle the Amazon fires, but only if Emmanuel Macron apologizes for calling him ‘extraordinarily rude’
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Brazil has angrily attacked offers to help it put out the huge fires in the Amazon — here’s why it is pushing back against global outrage

The record number of fires consuming Brazil’s Amazon rainforest has prompted demands from around the world for drastic action. But Brazil’s leaders have pushed back, both downplaying the seriousness of the fires and insisting that it is an issue for Brazil alone to manage. Brazil’s president, Jair Bolsonaro, said world […]
Brazil has angrily attacked offers to help it put out the huge fires in the Amazon — here’s why it is pushing back against global outrage