This brief looks at environmental factors that potentially contribute to the emergence of disease and the effects of COVID-19, and environmental impacts that have arisen from COVID-19.
FUTURE BRIEF: European Forests for biodiversity, climate change mitigation and adaptation – Issue 25
Forests are under pressure by inadequate management practices and climate changes. This research is based on the latest scientific evidence to show how biodiversity, the bioeconomy and climate change mitigation are underpinned by Europe's forests.
The research collated in this brief confirms that Nature-based Solutions (NbS) deliver simultaneously multiple benefits and shows the wide-ranging beneficial impacts of scaling up their implementation across Europe.
FUTURE BRIEF: Pollinators: Importance for nature and human well-being, drivers of decline and the need for monitoring – Issue 23
This Future Brief presents an overview of research into the benefits of pollinators for food production and security, their role in nature, the drivers of change in pollinator populations and the importance of monitoring for pollinator protection.