It was climate change that helped rice spread and climate change that is now posing a threat to rice crops.
Wildlife trafficking is a clear and present danger not only to endangered species but to people as well.
Bats are possible reservoirs of viruses, yet often they don't get sick. That is thanks to an evolutionary adaptation.
The coronavirus pandemic means public spaces the world over have been temporarily abandoned. Major roads are all but empty and public squares are eerily quiet. And nature is taking over again.
As the fossil fuel sector is ailing, the low-carbon economy now has an unprecedented chance to become a reality.
Prudent spending and new work behaviours could influence how emissions evolve in future.