'Wake up call': Halting nature destruction key to avoiding pandemics, UN report finds

Michael Holder
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The world is now in an 'era of pandemics' due to nature loss and unsustainable economies, leading scientists warn

Many more lives will be lost from future pandemics that risk inflicting even greater damage on the global economy than Covid-19, unless drastic action is taken to halt ongoing destruction of the natural...

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