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UNCCD Executive Secretary Ibrahim Thiaw speaks with Deutsche Welle on 06.04.2020 Pour certains environnementalistes et experts, le nouveau coronavirus est l'une des conséquences de la destruction de l’environnement. Dans ce magazine, Ibrahim Thiaw, le secrétaire exécutif de la Convention de l'ONU sur la lutte contre la désertification, explique que la majorité des nouvelles maladies infectieuses humaines sont transmises par des animaux dont nous détruisons l’environnement. Nature reacts to call us to order. For some environmentalists and experts, the new coronavirus is one of the consequences of the destruction of the environment. In this magazine, Ibrahim Thiaw, the executive secretary of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification, explains that the majority of new human infectious diseases are transmitted by animals whose environment we destroy. Click to listen...
When populations experience economic growth, their appetite for more food and more resource intensive food grows. While this is welcomed in many parts of the world in which communities suffer malnutrition and hunger, the gap between the haves and have nots is growing. The Chefs’ Manifesto is championing a better food future, inspiring people to make changes in their kitchens and communities and empowering them to call on governments and companies to play their part.
It is my experience that ecological restoration creates jobs, spurs innovation, and offers new opportunities in the green economy. The growing recognition worldwide that there is a connection between healthy robust ecological processes and a healthy robust economy will continue to spur the demand for ecological restoration, which demand businesses are poised to meet