The last two years have seen political transformations in One Health. These political commitments at different levels, along with the evidence of the interconnections between humans, plants, animals, and the environment that the pandemic has ... READ MORE
According to Wageningen University in the Netherlands, circular bio-economy “uses fewer natural resources, has lower emission levels, and will improve the nature-inclusivity and biodiversity of the food system compared to the current systems”. ... READ MORE
The pathogens mantra “keep going”
In these blog posts, we might have discussed how amazingly pathogens manage to transmit themselves. And if we have not discussed it, this type of information can easily be extracted from the many wildlife ... READ MORE
On April 4th, the One Health Student Association organized a panel of interdisciplinary experts to discuss the issue of climate change and interdisciplinary solutions. The event was a great success, with over 90 participants, with 45 of those ... READ MORE
Recently I represented the One Health Center in an exploratory meeting to build multidisciplinary collaborations across different sustainability efforts at the University of Florida (UF).
It was extremely eye-opening talking with other ... READ MORE
In our efforts to provide a streamlined, focused, and timely resource for One Health and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at UF and beyond, the Center has launched two brand new Hub pages!
These pages are updated daily to provide the ... READ MORE
Over the past two months, two studies that say a lot about the linkages between different compartments in our world have been published in the scientific journal Science. They both investigated a large number of genomes. In one case the authors ... READ MORE
When thinking about climate change, planting trees and pursuing reforestation to sequester carbon is usually seen as a great idea. However, a recent article in the New York Times “Tree Planting Is Booming. Here’s How That Could Help, or ... READ MORE
A pristine habitat and a giant bat
The flying fox (Pteropus giganteus) is a bat species that gets its name from its size, literally a bat as big as a fox that flies. Its wingspan goes to up about between 3 and 4 feet, making it one of the ... READ MORE
This past week was Sustainable Development Goals Action & Awareness Week, as designated by The University Global Coalition in partnership with the State University of New York. As the Coalition page states, “the purpose of this week is ... READ MORE