The COVID-19 pandemic is getting more overwhelming by the day, but one sliver of good news that has surfaced is that the restrictions on movements in many parts of the world, has been decreasing air pollution, and reducing CO2 emissions. We look at the links between human and ecosystem health. ----- Update: The sightings of wild animals in Italy, as mentioned in the podcast, has been reported to be fake by National Geographic. Produced by: Juliet Jacobs
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PETALING JAYA, March 10 — Malaysian ecotourism expert, environmentalist, and licensed nature guide, Andrew Sebastian, is a familiar name among birdwatching enthusiasts. Strangely enough, birds weren’t his ‘first love’, as he realised that he wanted to pursue his career with nature only after obtaining his Certificate in Legal Practice (CLP). “After completing my law degree, I joined the Malaysian Nature Society (MNS) as an Education Officer so that I could talk about the legal aspects of the job - but that was just it. “While my other colleagues were talking about fireflies and birds during guided tours, I realised I didn’t know anything about these species, so I bought a book to equip mysel