Tag Archives: Science of the Global South

Hunting wild and ferocious pigs that ravage Argentina and South America

Wild boars in the province of San Luis, Argentina (2018) Pablo Rodriguez Merkel/ENEEI Project Wild pigs (including wild boars and wild domestic pigs) are invading protected natural areas in Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Chile, Uruguay and Paraguay. Due to their ability to compete with native species for food, change landscapes and transmit disease, feral pigs now… Read More »

How online tools can help the mental health of Latin American students

Colombian mental health researcher Lorena Cudris-Torres Lorena Cudris-Torres The Covid-19 pandemic has exacerbated the mental health crisis in Latin America – now researchers are using online tools to detect and treat these problems among local students. A Unicef ​​study on the Americas showed that 27% of young people reported symptoms of anxiety and 15% reported… Read More »