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EcoHealth Alliance was our Natural World beneficiary for the third quarter of 2013. They shared this report about how they will use the grant they received from FBB. FBB members donated $9,235 to EcoHealth Alliance last quarter.
2. Illegal Wildlife Trade: EcoHealth Alliance works to combat the illegal wildlife trade by:
3. Project Deep Forest: Deforestation and human encroachment have displaced species, increasing the likelihood of disease transmission (e.g., Nipah Virus, Avian Influenza, and SARS). EcoHealth scientists are working in Brazil and Malaysia to address issues of land-use change that drive emerging infectious disease.
4. One-Health U.S. Policy Initiatives: The One-Health perspective emphasizes the link between human, animal, and ecosystem health, and the need for an integrated approach in addressing emerging disease. Through key partnerships in the U.S., EcoHealth Alliance actively advances this approach by:
Thank you for your support in helping to protect human health while conserving the environment for future generations!