COVID-19, Ebola, Malaria… Even as human activities are destroying biodiversity and increasing global temperatures, zoonoses are posing an increasing threat to humans. How does animal health affect us? Is it the poor cousin of development?
The COVID-19 pandemic shakes systems around the world to their very core. It exacerbates inequality so, progress seems to have altogether stopped. As the future of coming generations is in danger and wildlife disappears, all is not lost: with a gender-inclusive set of actions and sufficient funds, a sustainable future is still possible
According to the UN, the world’s population will exceed 8 billion in 2025. This figure has alarmed some experts, who have alluded to a ‘demographic timebomb’ for global warming. But is anthropogenic pressure on the environment solely a demographic issue? And isn’t demography first and foremost a development issue?
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