Ep 7: Landscape of Lyme

All about landscape as a historic creation – how what we often think of as ‘nature’ has been shaped by generations of human activity – especially farming.

Changing land uses impact on eco-systems and helps spread zoonotic diseases – that’s diseases that come to us from animals – like Covid, AIDS, Ebola, Avian Flu. This episode particularly focuses on lyme and the relationship between lyme and suburbanisation in the US.