The sudden and deadly appearance of Covid-19 has shaken our nations around the world to their core. Governments were caught by surprise, unprepared to battle a pandemic within their own borders. But here’s the thing: We in the conservation community weren’t surprised at all.
For years we’ve been warning that human destruction of wild ecosystems is upsetting nature’s delicate balance and putting wildlife — and humans — at risk, while leading to dangerous and potentially irreversible climate change. Sadly, it’s humanity’s mistreatment of nature that has brought the devastation that we now see as a result of Covid-19.
Scientists are working to contain the spread of the virus, and will likely find a cure or a vaccine.… Seguir leyendo »