Tom Ranger

Tom is passionate about the environment and restoring degraded lands to healthy ecosystems. He has a background in epidemiology and biostatistics, and his particular interest is in the overlap between environmental and human health.

Ecosystem health and preventing future pandemics

What is a zoonotic pandemic? Risk factors for zoonotic emergence Zoonoses rely on close contact between human beings and non-human animals in order to emerge. Fundamentally, an increase in the frequency and proximity of encounters leads to an increased risk of transmission (9,10). Often though, the specific interactions are complex and depend on a variety …

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