This is the last entry of our series about the latest definition of One Health by the One Health High-Level Expert Panel (OHHLEP). We have had three of our researchers sharing their thoughts on this new definition and what it means for us ... READ MORE
I would like to celebrate World Oceans Day on our very own One Health Blog by identifying where the interconnections between realms happen within the ocean context. By interconnections, I mean the One Health philosophy concept of humans, ... READ MORE
I am very pleased to write this blog post as it feels like a coronation, but also as a follow-up to a previous one. If you have followed our blog, you might remember a post, back from September 30th,
2019, titled "How Sea Turtles Sparked ... 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
The Small Antelopes with the Big Noses
If you have ever watched the Star Wars saga, picture a goat with a large and flexible nose just like the eopie from the Star Wars planet Tatooine. That is the rare Saiga antelope. These unusual-looking ... READ MORE
Anthropogenic release of an invasive species
Besides the well-known and most common domestic animals, such as cats and dogs, there are other exotic species that have entered the pet animal trade. This includes reptiles, such as turtles, snakes, ... READ MORE
A common denominator in epidemiology
Amid this global pandemic that has shaken the world, bats seem to have appeared a lot in media and the social feed. This blog piece aims at clarifying why that might be, approaching the concept from an ecological, ... READ MORE
That plastic bottle that you saw floating ashore will eventually enter our food chain.
This is Part 2 of a blog series covering plastic pollution in Earth's oceans. Read Part 1 here.
Impacts on climate change
Oil, gas, and coal are the fossil-fuel ... READ MORE
Planet Earth's Ocean has got 5 trillion problems and it’s all plastic.
What is plastic
From the Greek πλαστικος (plastikos), the term “plastics” literally means “fit for molding”. Plastic derives from cellulose and fossil ... READ MORE
Costanza Manes | Research Fellow at the One Health Center
It is highly probable that most human coronaviruses that have caused epidemics, and now even pandemics, have originally come from bats. It is safe to say that they should have stayed ... READ MORE