This year’s World Environment Day is like no other. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to sweep across the planet, impacting millions of people, governments are rightly focusing on their emergency responses. Yet looking forward, humanity must recognise more than ever the crucial link between a healthy planet and healthy people.
“The world will never be the same after the COVID-19 pandemic”. How many times have we heard, or perhaps even spoken these words in recent weeks? The ongoing pandemic has again exposed our vulnerability as a species, but this time the wakeup call has been of a magnitude and urgency that are nothing short of dramatic.
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