Categories
Loss of wildlife habitats & new pandemics Societal

Preventing the next pandemic

A new report published by the United Nations Environment Program says that our responses to the coronavirus will not prevent the emergence of future pandemics as they are designed to address only the health and economic symptoms of the true problem.  The report shows that even before COVID-19, zoonotic diseases already claim the lives of […]

Categories
Ecological Loss of wildlife habitats & new pandemics

Factory farms are breeding grounds for pandemics

The following article from The Guardian shows us that our individual choices have an impact on health and the overall wellbeing of nations.  Authors Jonathan Safran Foer and Aaron Gross reveal to us that the emergence of COVID-19 is not unique, and that it is likely to happen again. Foer and Gross tells the story of the […]