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.
Since “Tiger King” first aired, I have done nonstop interviews about the shameful commercial breeding of tigers.
While governments the world over are intensifying their fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, an often-neglected, if not repressed, demographic is suddenly entering the limelight: indigenous populations.
Ironically, wildlife products are being used to combat a virus that has jumped to us from wildlife in the first place.
Conservation could benefit from ecosystems' natural ability to rebound, but there's no time to waste.
Termites can be important for ecosystems in semi-arid lands like grasslands and savannahs.