CORONAVIRUS: ‘NATURE IS SENDING US A MESSAGE’

Nature is sending us a message with the coronavirus pandemic and the ongoing climate crisis, according to the UN’s environment chief, Inger Andersen.  Andersen said humanity was placing too many pressures on the natural world with damaging consequences, and warned that failing to take care of the planet meant not taking care of ourselves.  Leading scientists also said the Covid-19 outbreak was a “clear warning shot”, given that far more deadly diseases existed in wildlife, and that today’s civilisation was “playing with fire”. They said it was almost always human behaviour that caused diseases to spill over into humans.

Leia o artigo de Damian Carrington em https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/mar/25/coronavirus-nature-is-sending-us-a-message-says-un-environment-chief

0 respostas

Deixe uma resposta

Want to join the discussion?
Feel free to contribute!

Deixe um comentário

O seu endereço de e-mail não será publicado.