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Don't despair: use the pandemic as a springboard to environmental action | Carlos M Duarte and others

4 monthes ago   |   By The Guardian

This is the moment for the equivalent, in conservation terms, of the MeToo or Black Lives Matter movements We are living in a time of environmental anger and despair, and not without cause. Exponential growth of human consumption has led to catastrophic losses of habitats and the decimation and extinction of species. Covid-19, itself a symptom of a world out of ecological balance, has brought not only human tragedy, but also the loss of 2020 as a biodiversity and climate “super year” for planetary assessments and action. The fleeting good environmental news from the shutdown, of wildlife...
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