Biodiversity and Pandemic covid-19-A report launched by IPBES..kapoorvijayp(c)

Mynotes.chbk.covirag.proclimatechanges.kapoorvijayp.(c).The Biodiversity and Ecosystem platform IPBES launched the “Biodiversity and Pandemic report”.The unsustainable uses of natural resources, biodiversity,and degradation of ecosystems has brought serious changes in ecosystems. We as humans have ushered into a new era- and this means a new movement has begun. According to The International Platform IPBES*- “..transformative change urgently needed in global approach to infectious diseases  Human activities that drive climate change and biodiversity loss also drive pandemic risk.  Transformative change needed in global approach to dealing with infectious diseases.  Decreasing disruptive human activities, increasing biodiversity conservation and reducing unsustainable exploitation of biodiversity are key responses.

Addressing disruptive human activities and unsustainable consumption and increasing biodiversity conservation are some of the changes needed to proactively deal with infectious diseases, is suggested in a major new report on biodiversity and pandemics. The report says unsustainable exploitation of the environment has led to almost all pandemics. The report notes that reducing anthropogenic global environmental change will help reduce pandemic risk…”.Geneva, Switzerland.@probio3,@kapoorvijayp(c).

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IPBES is an Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), an independent intergovernmental body comprising over 130 member governments.