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Predictive Modeling of Emerging Tropical Disease

CBI researchers have expertise in wildlife sampling, ecological modeling, and laboratory assays to detect tropical diseases, and are applying this expertise to predict present-day and future distributions of emerging infectious diseases and neglected tropical diseases.

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Gensler: Learning About Resilience at the UCLA Congo Basin Institute

The world-renowned architecture, design, and planning firm Gensler has designed a sustainable campus concept for CBI's Distance Learning Center being developed on the IITA campus in Cameroon.

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Regional vulnerability for COVID-19 in Cameroon

Few studies have assessed risk for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) within African countries. The authors Seth Judson, Kevin Njabo, and Judith Torimiro examine differences in vulnerability to COVID-19 among the ten administrative Regions and two major cities of Cameroon based on epidemiological risk factors and access to healthcare resources.

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The Congo Basin in an Era of Climate Change

World War Zero, an online magazine fighting the climate crisis, has featured an op-ed piece by CBI's founding co-executive director, Tom Smith.

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Life in the Great Forest

Veronica Tremblay visits Bouamir Research Station in Cameroon's Dja Faunal Reserve and recounts her experiences in Travel Africa magazine.

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Global Health Program Spotlight on Tom Smith

A UCLA biologist researches the connection between climate change and coronaviruses

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CBI works with FieldKit to install tree-mounted radio system in Cameroon’s Dja Reserve

Working with the Congo Basin Institute and Peter Houlihan, the FieldKit team is deploying a series of stations in the Dja Faunal Reserve, one of the largest and best-protected rainforests in Africa.

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Peter Daszak on Nature Insight podcast: Disease X

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Hand in Hand Across Africa

A new style of partnerships changes lives on the vast continent.

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Understanding the coronavirus – a special episode

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