I was thrilled to participate in one and half hour discussion about environmental issues, sustainability and disease in webinar organised by the Fundação Eugénio de Almeida, together with Teresa Pinto Correia and Alfredo Cunhal Sendim. You can follow the discussion at: https://www.facebook.com/fundacaoeugeniodealmeida/videos/216258779414860
About pathogens and biodiversity, the European Green Deal, Climate Change, and Great Decoupling. A pdf to the interview to be provided soon.
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Recent article from BBC covering some of our recent ongoing work about COVID-19 and climate. An excerpt: “Climate comes into play because it affects the stability of the virus outside the human body when expelled by coughing or sneezing, for example,” says Miguel Araújo, who studies the effects of environmental change on biodiversity at the National Museum of Natural Sciences in
Below we will be sharing regular updates on estimated changes in climate suitability for SARS-CoV-2 transmission after incorporation of new data on positive cases. The most updated maps will be provided on the top of the page. 1st May (includes t_mean, t_min*t_max, precipitation, evapotranspiration, radiation) 31 March (includes t_mean, t_min*t_max, precipitation,
As new cases of SARS CoV-2 (aka 2019-nCoV) Coronavirus are confirmed throughout the world and millions of people are being put into quarantine, it is important to investigate the mix of factors affecting the spread of the epidemics. It is still early days, but, using existing data on positive cases of SARD-CoV-2 Coronavirus, Babak Naimi and I developed a large ensemble of 10 machine